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As an open access journal, the Annals of Geriatric Medicine and Research (AGMR) will follow the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing (https://doaj.org/bestpractice) developed by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), and the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME).

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1. Website

The URL of official journal web site is http://www.e-agmr.org.

The AGMR team endeavors to make a good website. AGMR website demonstrates that care has been taken to ensure high ethical and professional standards. It does not contain any misleading information, including any attempt to mimic another journal/publisher’s site.

2. Name of Journal

The official journal title is Annals of Geriatric Medicine and Research, the abbreviation of ISO is Ann Geriatr Med Res.

3. Peer Review Process

The AGMR has on online submission and peer review system at http://submit.e-agmr.org.

All manuscripts are considered confidential. They are peerreviewed by at least 3 anonymous reviewers selected by the Editor. We neither guarantee the acceptance without reviewing process nor very short peer review times for unsolicited manuscripts. Commissioned manuscripts will also be reviewed before publication. We adopt double-blind peer review in which case, not only authors but also reviewers do not know each other. The average time interval for an initial review process that involves both editorial and peer reviews is approximately 1 month; occasionally, there are unavoidable delays, usually because a manuscript needs multiple reviews or several revisions.

The corresponding author will be notified as soon as possible of the Editor’s decision to accept, reject, or ask for revisions. When manuscripts are returned for a revision, a cover letter from the Editor provides directions that should be followed carefully. When submitting the revised manuscript, authors should include a Response Letter, which describes how the manuscript has been revised. A pointby-point response to the Editor should be included with the revised manuscript. Authors who plan to resubmit but cannot meet this deadline should contact the Editorial Office. Manuscripts held for revision will be retained for a maximum of 90 days. The revised manuscript and the author’s comments will be reviewed again. If a manuscript is completely acceptable, according to the criteria set forth in these instructions, it is scheduled for publication in the next available issue.

4. Ownership and Management

This journal is owned by the publisher, the Korean Geriatrics Society (http://www.geriatrics.or.kr/eng/).

5/6. Governing Body / Editorial Team and Contact Information

The governing body is the journal's editorial board. The full names and affiliations of the journal’s editors and members of journal management team are displayed on the About (Editorial board & Management team) tab of journal homepage, and the contact information for the Editor and editorial office is on the About (Contact us) tab.

7. Copyright and Licensing

Copyright to all published materials is owned by the Korean Geriatrics Society. All authors should agree to the copyright transfer during the submission process.

AGMR is an open access journal. Articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. To use the tables or figures of AGMR in other journals, books or media for scholarly, educational purposes, the process of permission request to the publisher of AGMR is not necessary. All contents of the journal are available immediately upon publication without embargo period.

8. Author Fees

There are no article submission charges or article processing charges for AGMR. Only reprinting cost will be charged to the authors. Reprints may be ordered directly from the publisher. An order form for reprints will be sent with the proofs to the corresponding author. Reprints are available in quantities of 50.

9. Process for Identification of and Dealing with Allegations of Research Misconduct

The editorial board of AGMR have carefully examined all submitted manuscripts whether these are abided by the ethical guidelines of the ICMJE and COPE. The published articles have involved the statements of conflict of interest, institutional review board, informed consent, and human/animal rights.

When the Journal faces suspected cases of research and publication misconduct such as a redundant (duplicate) publication, plagiarism, fabricated data, changes in authorship, undisclosed conflicts of interest, an ethical problem discovered with the submitted manuscript, a reviewer who has appropriated an author’s idea or data, complaints against editors, and other issues, the resolving process will follow the flowchart provided by the COPE (http://publicationethics.org/resources/flowcharts). The editorial board of AGMR will discuss the suspected cases and reach a decision. AGMR will not hesitate to publish errata, corrigenda, clarifications, retractions, and apologies when needed.

10. Research & Publication Ethics

AGMR follows the Guideline on Good Publication of COPE (https://publicationethics.org), Recommendations of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (http://www.icmje.org/recommendations), and Good Publication Practice Guidelines for Medical Journals of Korean Association of Medical Journal Editors (http://kamje.or.kr).

Our publication ethics are displayed on the Editorial Policy (Publication ethics) tab of journal homepage.

11. Publishing Schedule

AGMR published quarterly (the last day of March, June, September, and December).

12. Access

AGMR is an open access journal. A free full-text service both in the XML and PDF formats is available immediately upon publication without embargo period.

13. Archiving

Full text of AGMR has been archived in National Library of Korea (http://www.nl.go.kr). Authors can archive publisher's version/PDF. AGMR provides the electronic backup and preservation of access to the journal content in the event the journal is no longer published by archiving in National Library of Korea.

14. Revenues Sources

Revenue sources of journal are from the support of publisher (Korean Geriatrics Society).

15. Advertising

Annals of Geriatric Medicine and Research accepts advertisements. The policy of advertising is displayed on the About (Advertising policy) tab of journal homepage.

16. Direct Marketing

Journal propagation has been done through the journal web site and distribution of an introduction pamphlet. Invitations to submit a manuscript are usually focused on the presenters at conferences, seminars, or workshops if the topic is related to the journal's aims and scope.



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