The Journal of Reproduction & Infertility (JRI) (ISSN: 2228-5482, eISSN: 2251-676X)
is a peer-reviewed quarterly published by Avicenna Research Institute (ARI). This quarterly journal
is one of the most outstanding scientific journals in Iran based on the reviews
made by the Commission for Medical Journals affiliated to Iran Ministry of Health
and Medical Education. The journal used to be published in the Persian language
with English abstracts from January 2000 to October 2009 but it has been fully published
in English afterwards.
The main scope of JRI is to publish genuine basic and clinical studies, in the field
of reproduction, fertility and infertility. The journal is devoted to the publication
of all materials related to life sciences domestically and internationally. Although,
research articles on reproduction, fertility and infertility are the main focus
of this journal, but a wide array of subjects are published, including research
on reproductive gynecology, reproductive medicine, gynecologic cancers affecting
fertility, reproductive endocrinology, reproductive physiology, immunology, genetics,
pathology, andrology, prenatal and preimplantation genetic diagnosis, sexually transmitted
infections, reproductive law and bioethics, epidemiological and psychological studies
concerning reproduction and infertility.
In fact, the main objective of the Journal is publication of high quality articles
that bear novel ideas or new findings and add to the sum of human knowledge. Rejection
of more than 50% of the submitted articles depicts the meticulous selection process
practiced in this journal for choosing the best articles available.
Most members of the editorial board of this journal are highly qualified specialists
in a variety of fields chosen on the basis of their research backgrounds from different
universities and research centers in various countries.
This journal has been previously indexed in most domestic databases, as well as
international ones such as PubMed, SCOPUS, PubMed Central, Chemical Abstracts Services
(CAS), CAB Abstracts, Global Health, Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health
Literature (CINAHL), Index Medicus for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (IMEMR),
Index Copernicus and Islamic World Science Citation Database (ISC).
JRI provides free full-text, online access to its articles worldwide and to its
digital scientific content as it has adopted an open access policy. All the past
issues are accessible in the journal’s archive section.
The enthusiasts can search articles by selecting related keywords in the "Index
by Keywords" or find authors’ names in the "Index by Authors"
The journal’s requirements for manuscript submissions are based on the recommendations
of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and authors are
encouraged to declare any Conflicts of Interest.
Being a member of Publication Ethics Committee (COPE), the journal’s Policy on Plagiarism
is very strict and any practice of plagiarism will not be tolerated.
The journal’s Peer-Review Policy is a democratic and authors may suggest or exclude
peer-reviewers for their work when they submit their articles.
The journal’s instructions for authors
are available on its website and online submission
of articles is necessary to send manuscripts.