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As an open access journal, JR 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).

Table of Contents

1. Website

The URL of official journal web site is http://j-rhinology.org.

The JR team endeavors to make a good website. JR 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 Journal of Rhinology (herein “JR”), the abbreviation of ISO is J Rhinol. Prior to launching JR thorough checks are made to ensure no journal of a similar name already exists.

3. Peer Review Process

The JR has on online submission and peer review system at http://submit.j-rhinology.org.

JR reviews all manuscripts received. A manuscript is first reviewed for its format and adherence to the aims and scope of the journal. If the manuscript does not fit the aims and scope of the Journal or does not adhere to the Instructions for authors, it may be returned to the author immediately after receipt and without a review. Before reviewing, all submitted manuscripts are inspected by Similarity Check powered by iThenticate (https://www.crossref.org/services/similarity-check/), a plagiarism-screening tool.

The manuscripts are sent to two or more most relevant investigators for review of the contents. The editor selects peer referees by recommendation of the Editorial Board members or from the specialist database owned by the Editorial Board. The peer review process takes usually four to 8 weeks after the manuscript submission.

4. Ownership and Management

This journal is owned by the publisher, the Korean Rhinologic Society (http://www.ksrhino.or.kr).

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 & Journal 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 Rhinologic Society . All authors should agree to the copyright transfer during the submission process.

JR 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 JR in other journals, books or media for scholarly, educational purposes, the process of permission request to the publisher of JR is not necessary. All contents of the journal are available immediately upon publication without embargo period.

8. Author Fees

Article processing charges are required for publication in JR. These cover some of the costs of publication as well as open access online editions in the journal website. Invoice will be sent to the corresponding author when the submitted article is finally accepted. The charged fee is 55,000 KRW for manuscripts written in Korean language, and 99,000 KRW for those written in English. They are displayed on the For Contributors (Article-processing charge) tab of journal homepage.

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

The editorial board of JR 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 JR will discuss the suspected cases and reach a decision. JR will not hesitate to publish errata, corrigenda, clarifications, retractions, and apologies when needed.

10. Publication Ethics

JR 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

JR is published 2 times (May, November ) a year. The e-pub versions of all articles have been promptly seen after the acceptance in the journal homepage.

12. Access

JR 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 J Rhinol has been archived in National Library of Korea (http://www.nl.go.kr) from the first volume, 1994. According to the deposit policy (self-archiving policy) of (http://www.sherpa.ac.uk), authors cannot archive pre-print (i.e., pre-refereeing), but they can archive post-print (i.e., final draft post-refereeing). Authors can archive publisher’s version/PDF. J Rhinol 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 (The Korean Rhinologic Society), author fees, and advertising rates.

15. Advertising

JR accepts advertisements. The policy of advertising is displayed on the Editorial Policy (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.

Journal of
Rhinology

Print ISSN: 1229-1498
Online ISSN: 2384-4361



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