- The Libyan Journal of Medicine (ljm) has joined Co-Action Publishing in its portfolio, the company announced yesterday.
ljm is a peer-reviewed, Open Access, international medical journal aiming to promote health and health education by publishing medical research and data in the different disciplines of medicine. ljm was founded in 2006 by a group of physicians and scientists to address the lack of publication outlets for Arab and African medical research.
The journal enjoys support as well as recognition from the international medical community and also attracts submissions from around the world, and is indexed with ISI Thomson’s Science Citation Index.
Commenting on the choice to publish with Co-Action, the ljm team stated: “Over the past three years ljm has gained respect and acceptance from scientists and physicians from all continents. Now we are thrilled to join Co-Action Publishing, as this will improve our editorial services to authors. ljm is already included in a number of international databases, including Embase, and we anticipate a long and successful partnership with Co-Action that will promote the scientific value of ljm and widen its readership.”
“Co-Action Publishing regards the journal as an important contribution to the medical literature,” said Senior Publisher Anne Bindslev. “ljm is a good illustration of what Open Access can offer. The journal was launched in an effort to transfer current medical knowledge to and from colleagues in developing countries, particularly Arab and African countries, as well as to reach the international community. An Open Access model provides the best opportunity for wide dissemination of the journal’s content to achieve this goal and Co-Action Publishing is pleased to work with the editors to support their laudable efforts.”
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