Peer review process
All the articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of MSNJ. The matched articles will gone under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by Editorial Board members accorded to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
MSNJ is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
MSNJ is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with high number of publications in their field.
There are No Fees or Charges at all for manuscript processing and publishing materials in MSNJ.
MSNJ follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
The content of MSNJ is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of readers' acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants the readers such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
MSNJ allows the authors to hold the copyright and retain publishing rights without any restriction and the material is freely presented to the readers and can be used according to Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License.
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of MSNJ are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. The mentioned items are evaluated by the MSNJ editors at the submission stage. It means that all the submitted articles to the journal are firstly analyzed to find any case of plagiarism and invalid citations. The journal choose a methological reviewer for each article in the review process. In the case of any allegations of research misconduct, MSNJ follows COPE’s guidelines.
Ownership and management
MSNJ is owned by Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and is published by Afarand Scholarly Publishing Ins.
Conflicts of interests
MSNJ Editorial Board members and Editor-in-Chief have no conflict of interests and in the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) MSNJ will follow COPE’s guidelines.
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
MSNJ is financially supported completely by Research Deputy of Zahedan University of Medical Sciences and has no other source for earning funds. MSNJ accepts No advertisements in the site or even as a report article.
MSNJ is published quarterly, 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever in its own site and after it at Zahedan University of Medical Sciences website and EBSCOhost. Also this journal has the plan to enter to Scopus database and the content will also be available there.