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About Medknow

Medknow provides publishing services for peer-reviewed, online and print-plus-online journals in medicine on behalf of learned societies and associations with a focus on emerging markets. With a promise to provide solutions for the scientific publishing community, Medknow’s mission is to help medical societies disseminate research, thus supporting the transformation of research into knowledge. Medknow operates the Open access (OA) model of publishing services, providing unrestricted online access to peer-reviewed scholarly research. Medknow was acquired by Wolters Kluwer in December 2011, and has continued to grow its journal portfolio, extending its publishing partnerships in China, the Middle East, and other growth markets. Today, Medknow provides publishing services to over 350 medical society journals in over 40 specialties.

Our Key Strengths

Experience and Expertise
  • Since 1997 we have been publishing high-quality journals, and currently provide services to 502 print+online journals.

Online Publishing
  • Online Manuscript System
    We use our own bespoke online manuscript submission and peer review system (review.jow.medknow.com). Our international authors have used this system for more than 21 years. Submitting articles online, rather than in hard copy, increases the speed of processing and turnaround.

  • Your journal’s website
    Each journal has its own website, so that medical and scientific professionals working in this area can discover your content easily.

  • Quick and easy dissemination of knowledge
    All journals use the OpenURL standard, making it easy for libraries to link users directly from citation to the full text of the article. Our website receives more than a hundred thousand page downloads in a month. See ‘Medknow Statistically’ on the right of this webpage for live stats on article downloads.

  • Extensive reach
    We archive your journal(s) at a number of key places, such as open access compliant e-print repositories and sites such as Bioline International (www.bioline.org.br) and Clockss (www.clockss.org.br).All the journals are searchable from a single interface on these sites. The journals are also linked from DOAJ (www.doaj.org) and PubMed through LinkOut.

Enabling Open Access
  • We are the largest international open access publisher to offer widespread free submission, processing and publication of articles.

Enhanced international reach
  • We have excellent working relationships with the major bibliographic, subscription and secondary aggregating agencies and search engines. These relationships will help to increase your journal’s international visibility and accessibility.