Submissions

 

Author Guidelines

Our new submission address is http://www.journalonweb.com/jmss/.

Please follow these template and pdf file as a guideline.

You only need to register in this site to submit your accepeted manuscript for online publishing. So, if your paper has not been accepted yet, please use http://www.journalonweb.com/jmss/ for submission. Before submission please read carefully the following rules about publication ethics.

 

Ethics Consideration: Authors are expected to be aware of publication ethics regarding authorship, dual submission, plagiarism, competing interests, research ethics, etc. according to the rules of Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) and International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE).

Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement requirements

Researches on human beings (or animals) must adhere to the Declaration of Helsinki. Animal studies must include an statement regarding Principles of animal care. Studies on human and animals must be approved by institutional ethical commitee. Informed consent must be obtained from all participant in clinical trials. The Journal Office may ask for consent forms and institutional ethical commitee approvals. All clinical trials must have been registered in one of the internationally-acceptable trial registries prior to submission.

 

The journal follows double blind peer review process. The editorial process can be summarized into 9 steps

1. Submission of Paper

The corresponding or submitting author submits the paper to the journal.

2. Editorial Office Assessment

The journal checks the paper’s composition and arrangement against the journal’s Author Guidelines to make sure it includes the required sections and stylizations.

3. Appraisal by the Editor-in-Chief (EIC)

The EIC checks that the paper is appropriate for the journal and is sufficiently original and interesting. If not, the paper may be rejected without being reviewed any further.

4. EIC Assigns an Associate Editor (AE)

JMSS has Section Editors who handle the peer review of each section of journal.

5. Invitation to Reviewers

The section editor sends invitations to individuals he or she believes would be appropriate reviewers.

5. Review is Conducted

The review is then submitted to the journal, with a recommendation to accept or reject it or else with a request for revision before it is reconsidered.


6. Journal Evaluates the Reviews

The section editor considers all the returned reviews and send them to EIC for making an overall decision.

7. The Decision is Communicated

The EIC sends a decision email to the author including any relevant reviewer comments.

8. Production Steps

If accepted, the paper is sent to production.

 

Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  4. The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end.
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.
 

Copyright Notice

"The entire contents of the Journal are protected under Indian and international copyrights. The Journal, however, grants to all users a free, irrevocable, worldwide, perpetual right of access to, and a license to copy, use, distribute, perform and display the work publicly and to make and distribute derivative works in any digital medium for any reasonable non-commercial purpose, subject to proper attribution of authorship and ownership of the rights. The journal also grants the right to make small numbers of printed copies for their personal non-commercial use under Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 4.0 Unported License."  https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

 

Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

Archiving policy

Journal is archived by Portico.

 

Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Submission: 0.00 (IRR)
There are no article submission fees

Article Publication: 5000000.00 (IRR)
If this paper is accepted for publication, you will be asked to pay an Article Publication Fee to cover publications costs.This is to inform our contributors and readers that Journal of Medical Signals & Sensors (JMSS) is implementing a publication fee for manuscripts published after January 1, 2018.

The following is the payment plan for our contributors:

•For Original & Review articles, for the first 8 pages 5,000,000 Rials/200 USD and 2,000,000 Rials/50 USD per page thereafter

•For Case Reports & Short communications 3,000,000 Rials/100 USD for the first 4 pages and 2,000,000 Rials/50 USD per page thereafter

• Letters & Editorials are Free.

Account No 580120000000004975761007 [SHABA] of Mellat Bank. Please include the specific code for JMSS (641130000000075) on your bank receipt.

Kindly send a scanned copy of your receipt to the journal via jmss@mui.ac.ir

Contributors out of Iran can electronically pay through secure Medknow, Wolters Kluwer submission portal.

*JMSS rarely provides discounts & waivers of article processing charges to authors based on the QUALITY of their paper according to reviewers' and (section) editor's recommendation and the amount of research fund.

JMSS rarely provides discounts & waivers of article processing charges to authors based on the QUALITY of their paper according to reviewers' and (section) editor's recommendation and the amount of research fund.