ISSN (Print): 0975-5152
ISSN (Online): Awaited
About the Journal
Aims & Scope | Audience | Review process | Editorial Team | About the Editors | Facts about the Journal | Benefits | Abstracting and Indexing Information | Journal Ethics | Plagiarism Policy | Archival Policy | Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing | Ahead of Print Policy | Advertisements | Subscription Information | Publisher
The Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) is an open-access peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high-quality articles in the field of Pediatrics. The journal is owned by the Indian Academy of Pediatrics Karnataka State Branch and published by the Scientific Scholar.
Aims & Scope
This is the official journal of the Indian Academy of Pediatrics, Karnataka State Branch. Over 1000 pediatricians are receiving this journal. The main objective is to encourage to publication of the research work of the members and also publish an invited articles related to child health to keep the members informed about the recent advance in prevention, diagnosis and management. Also, activities/ Events of various district branches are also informed to the members.
Our audience includes all the Professionals, Students, Researchers.
The Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) has a highly rigorous double-blinded peer-review process that makes sure that manuscripts are scientifically accurate, relevant, novel and important. Authors disclose all conflicts of interest, affiliations and financial disclosures such that the published content is not biased.
In-house submissions that contain the work of any editorial board member, are not allowed to be reviewed by that editorial board member and all decisions regarding this manuscript are made by an independent editor. In addition, these manuscripts are reviewed by two external reviewers. This is also disclosed in the published manuscript under the section of Conflict of Interest.
The editorial board comprises a panel of experts in Pediatrics from various countries to provide their expertise and guidance to the Editor-In-Chief in maintaining the clarity of content and focus of the journal’s purpose.
About the Editor
Editor in Chief
Dr. Bhaskar Shenoy
Head, Department of Pediatrics,
Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Division,
Manipal Hospital, 98, HAL Airport Road,
Bangalore – 560 017, India
- 10 papers in National & International Journals
- Books on infection control & grand rounds in Pediatrics
- Member – IAP committee on Rickettsial Fever, KD, Malaria
- Kawasaki Disease
Dr. Vinod Ratager
Professor, Dept. of Pediatrics,
Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences,
Hubli – 580021, Karnataka, India
Dr. N K Kalappanavar
Medical Director, Professor & Head,
Dept. of Pediatrics,
SS Institute of Medical Sciences & Research Centre,
Davangere – 577005, Karnataka, India
Facts about the Journal
The Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) is a peer-reviewed international journal with a double-blind review process. Its frequency of publication is semiannual. The Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) is published in E-Journal format and the journal is also available in print on demand.
A manuscript published in the Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) can be read and downloaded by readers all over the world without any charges or fees. The author retains the copyright of the manuscript and the figures. This allows authors to extend their exposure in the world of medical research and get worldwide recognition for their work.
Abstracting and Indexing Information
The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Google Scholar, CrossRef, ReadCube, National Science Library, Index Copernicus, Scilit
The Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) is committed to meeting and upholding ethical guidelines at all stages of the publication process. We follow the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit our Ethical Guidelines Section
We provide plagiarism check software (iThenticate) on the Editor’s and Reviewer’s panel in the manuscript management system. We encourage our editors and reviewers to use the plagiarism check. The manuscript’s found to have plagiarism is rejected.
Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing
The Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) is an open-access journal, and manuscripts published are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-Share Alike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.
Ahead of Print policy
Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. The Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.
While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place (https://scientificscholar.com/adv-policies/) to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content are not biased or influenced by the advertisement.
“Pop-up” and “Banner” advertisement appears at a fixed location on the page and does not interfere with the reading/display of the manuscript in any form (https://iap-kpj.org/advertise/).
All advertisements are approved in consultation with Editor-In-Chief/the Editorial Board.
Advertisers submit their advertisements without prior information of the journal content to be published.
The Karnataka Pediatric Journal (KPJ) is a semiannual publication and published manuscripts in the journal can be read and downloaded by readers all over the world without any charges or fees.
The journal is published in E-Journal format and the journal is also available in print on demand. Journal also offers a Print-on-Demand subscription – https://scientificscholar.com/buy-subscriptions/.
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