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How to run a successful Journal

Shaukat Ali Jawaid, Masood Jawaid


Publishing and successfully running a good quality peer reviewed biomedical scientific journal is not an easy task. Some of the pre-requisites include a competent experienced editor supported by a team. Long term sustainability of a journal will depend on good quality manuscripts, active editorial board, good quality of reviewers, workable business model to ensure financial support, increased visibility which will ensure increased submissions, indexation in various important databases, online availability and easy to use website. This manuscript outlines the logistics and technical issues which need to be resolved before starting a new journal and ensuring sustainability of a good quality peer reviewed journal.


How to cite this:Jawaid SA, Jawaid MA. How to run a successful Journal. Pak J Med Sci. 2017;33(6):1517-1520.   doi:

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