The African Journal of Laboratory Medicine rewarded with first Journal Impact Factor (JIF)
The African Journal of Laboratory Medicine (AJLM) has recently received its first JIF from Clarivate Analytics, publisher of the Web of Science Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI). The JIF is a marker of the impact of a journal, and, by extension, the articles published in it. With a JIF of 1,1, and with over 250 published articles, more than 1,700 Crossref citations, and over 1,4 million downloads, AJLM has undoubtedly made a significant impact in the field of laboratory medicine. For a little bit more information about what the JIF means, read about Journal Impact here.
AJLM, the official journal of African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM), focuses on the role of the laboratory and its professionals in the clinical and public healthcare sectors, and is specifically based on an African frame of reference. Emphasis is on all aspects that promote and contribute to the laboratory medicine practices of Africa. Read more…
Submitting your article
The journal is actively seeking high-quality research articles for publication and would like to invite authors to submit their latest research papers to the journal by visiting the journal website at ajlmonline.org.
Authors can take advantage of our efficient online submission system when submitting their articles for consideration. We encourage authors to consult the submission procedures for guidance on submitting their original work. Our comprehensive submission guidelines outline the types of articles we consider and offer valuable instructions on how to format and prepare a manuscript for submission.
Accreditation and Indexing
The African Journal of Laboratory Medicine is accredited by the South African Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) and listed on the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Scopus and SciELO SA. Articles published in the journal are included in a long list of well-known indexing services. Click here to view the list of indexing services in which you can find AJLM.
The journal provides immediate, free access to its content to the world. Published articles of the journal can be accessed freely online at ajlmonline.org.
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