Introduction of Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher

 
 

Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher, supervised by Hainan Medical University, is a subordinate unit of Hainan Medical University. In 2010, it was decided in the Party-Government Joint Committee of Hainan Medical University that Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher would be established on the basis of Journal of Hainan Medical University. Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher mainly publishes Asian Pacific serial journals, thus is also called Asian Pacific Tropical Medicine Press. In the cooperation with Elsevier in 2014, it was Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher that signed the agreement. The management team consists of 58 staffs including president, vice presidents, directors, editors, etc. The journal publisher is made up of five departments, including:

I. President’s Office, 1. Take charge of overall works and take full responsibilities; 2. Draw up annual work plan and mid- and long-term term development program; 3. Draw up relevant management system; 4. Host relevant meeting of the journal publisher and coordinate works of related departments; 5. Take charge of work performance evaluation of all staff, summarize annual work and draw up next-year work plan; 6. Guide the trainings of professional ability for all editing staff and promote the enhancement of professional ability; 7. Get hold of expenditure status, and take charge of the examination and approval; 8. Based on work reports from vice president and directors of all editorial departments, provide specific suggestions; 9. Take charge of clean and honest party building and family plan work, etc. according to party committee and discipline inspection commission of the university; 10. Implement other works according to instructions from leaders of Hainan Medical University.

II. Administrative Office, 1. Assist the president to carry out administrative management of the journal publisher; 2. Take charge of contact and reception on and off campus and submit relevant documents and information as required; 3. Receive, dispatch and register documents and official letters; 4. Draw up related documents and reports and make meeting records; 5. Employ and safekeep official seal; 6. Assist the asset company to manage finances; 7. Register and manage public assets; 8. Take charge of work attendance, security, hygiene, water and electricity, etc.; 9. Accomplish other works according to instructions from leaders.

III. Technical Editorial Office, 1. Skillfully grasp the typesetting standards of each journal, know about the layout standards of China University Journals in Natural Sciences, Norms for Chinese Academic Journal (CD) and editing norms of the international biomedical papers, and expertly master the usage of layout software (FanTart, InDesign, Word, Photoshop, etc.); 2. Finish the typesetting work of the accepted papers timely, and complete drawing, tracing, proof modification, etc.; 3. Take charge of the delivery of each journal timely to the databases such as CNKI, Wanfang Data, VIP, Chaoxing, Airiti Library and take care of the data archiving; 4. Take charge of the distribution and release of each journal; 5. Be in charge of the technical guidance to computerization, networking, printing and distribution; 6. Maintain hardware and software of computer, and take charge of the improvement and update of each journal’s website; 7. Monitor the information of each journal in databases, including page views and downloads, etc.; 8. Follow up the citations and authors’ information of each journal in databases.

IV. Liaison Department, 1. Take charge of formulating surveys, plans and schemes related to the overall strategic development of the journal publisher and assisting in their implementation; 2. Take charge of external liaison work of the journal publisher, branding and expanding the influence of the journals domestically and abroad; 3. Be responsible for daily contact and communication between journal publisher and editorial offices of medical journals from domestic universities, various databases such as CNKI, Wanfang Data, VIP, Chaoxing and international index databases; 4. Be in charge of organizing and scheming the editorial office of each journal to attend international academic exchange conferences and enlarge the journals’ propaganda; 5. Accomplish other works according to instructions from leaders.

V. Editorial Office, 1. Take charge of editing, publishing and distribution; 2. Set and implement the program and long-term goal for overall development, annual plan and stage plan; 3. Selecting topics and soliciting contributions: make plans for selecting topics and soliciting contributions, and carry out annual plans of topic selection, editing and publishing; 4. Supervise the editing and proofreading quality in real time, and urge the implementation of all parts including reviewing, editing, proofreading, printing, distributing, etc.; 5. Assist the executive chief editors (or associate chief editors) to complete final manuscript selection, final reviewing and final proofreading; 6. Collect and safekeep related original materials and data, etc.; 7. Contact and communicate with concerned departments of Elsevier and other well-known international databases; 8. Accomplish other works according to instructions from leaders.

Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher aims to establish a platform to publish international outstanding research findings. It now publishes eight journals. In recent years, with the continuous improvement of international visibility of the journals, more and more international researchers focus on the research and development of Asian-Pacific tropical medicine through our journals.

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine (Monthly, ISSN 1995-7645 CODEN: APJTB6) was launched in March, 2008 and has been indexed by SCI since 2010. It aims to provide an academic communicating platform for international physicians, medical scientists, and public health workers on tropical medicine, infectious diseases and public health. It mainly publishes new findings in basic and clinical research on tropical medicine and public health worldwide and particularly pays attention to the current influenza HINI pandemic. The journal has been included by SCI, Medline, CAS, CAB abstract, Global health, Scopus, EM, ZR, IC, OAJI and Ulrich IPD.

   Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine (Monthly, ISSN 2221-1691 CODEN: APJTC7) is published by Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher and produced and hosted by Elsevier B.V. It aims to promote and disseminate high quality medical work and new findings from physicians, medical scientists, allied health scientists and public health workers in the field of tropical biomedicine. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine is an international academic journal and is distributed worldwide. The journal first reports the latest findings in both basic and clinical researches on tropical biomedicine by studying biology (botany, zoology and microbiology) especially tropical plants, animals, microorganisms and marine organisms, analyzing biological substances and utilizing biotechnologies to assist the diagnosis and treatment of tropical diseases. Detailed areas of focus include biology, bacteriology, biochemistry, biotechnology, cell biology, environmental biology, microbiology, medical microbiology, pharmacology, physiology, pathology, immunology, virology, toxicology, epidemiology, vaccinology, hematology, histopathology, cytology, genetics and tropical agriculture. Original article, review, epidemiological investigation, clinical research, management and decision-making, case report, editorial, short communication, letter to editor related to the aim and scope of APJTB are encouraged. Since established in 2011, it has been included in 13 international databases like BA, CSA, CA, WPRIM, OAJI, Scopus, EM, ZR, CABI, Global Health, IC, Ulrich PD, DOAJ and InfoBase Index.

   Asian Pacific Journal of Reproduction (Bimonthly, Print ISSN 2305-0500; Online ISSN 2305-0519; CODEN: APJRAX) is an English medical journal which is published by Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher and Elsevier, and distributed worldwide. The articles published mainly deal with cellular and molecular mechanisms of reproduction, fertility/infertility, gynecologic/reproductive oncology, embryology, obstetrics, gynecology, andrology, reproductive endocrinology, reproductive immunology, maternal-fetal medicine and reproductive genetics. New and emerging topics in more applied areas of reproduction, including assisted reproductive technologies, prenatal and preimplantation genetic diagnosis, cloning, and stem cell research, are also welcome. Original scientific researches, timely reviews, case reports, short communications, and letters to the editor related to the research and practice of reproduction are encouraged. The journal provides a platform for reporting progress in reproductive science in different settings, which enhances our understanding of reproduction. At present, there is no page charge for this journal. The Journal has been included by CSA, CABA, Global Health, ZR, Scopus, OAJI and Ulrich IPD.

   Journal of Acute Disease (Bimonthly, ISSN 2221-6189 CODEN: JADOCO) is a bimonthly international medical journal dedicated to promoting and disseminating original, peer-reviewed work in the field of acute diseases and related medical specialties by publishing high quality scientific and clinical research worldwide. The articles published mainly deal with the etiology, pathophysiology, epidemiology, diagnosis and therapy of acute diseases such as severe acute respiratory syndrome, acute heart failure, acute liver failure, acute pancreatitis, acute hepatitis, acute leukemia and so on. The journal has been covered by Ulrich PD, CSA, CA, EM, DOAJ and OAJI.

   Journal of Hainan Medical University (Chinese Edition) (Semimonthly, CN 46-1049/R ISSN 1007-1237 CODEN: HYXAAM), launched in 1995, is a comprehensive medical journal administrated by Education Ministry of Hainan Province, sponsored by Hainan Medical University and published by Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher. It aims to establish an international academic communicating platform for medical researchers, educators and clinical workers, and to report new results and progress in medical research and latest technology and development in clinical work. The journal sets up the columns including basic medicine, clinical medicine, review, lecture, etc.
Since launch, the journal has been awarded with lots of quality prizes of excellent editing in China and Hainan Province. It is awarded with the secondary and the third “Excellent Periodical in Hainan Province”, and gains great fame in medical periodicals of Hainan. At abroad, it has been covered several important international databases and abstracts: CA, CSA, CAB abstract, Global Health, Ulrich IPD, IC, AgBiotech News and Information, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism Abstracts, Plant Genetic Resources Abstracts, Review of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, and Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology; while at home, it has been a core journal of science and technology in China, journal of statistic source for China Academic Journal Comprehensive Evaluation Database, and covered by China Core Journal Database (selective), Chinese Scientific and Technology Journal Database, China Biology Abstract and Chinese Electronic Periodicals Service, with the impacting factor increasing year by year.

   Journal of Hainan Medical University (English Edition) (Semimonthly, CN 46-1049/R ISSN 1007-1237 CODEN: HYXAAM), launched in 1995, is a comprehensive medical journal administrated by Education Ministry of Hainan Province, sponsored by Hainan Medical University and published by Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher. It aims to establish an international academic communicating platform for medical researchers, educators and clinical workers, and to report new results and progress in medical research and latest technology and development in clinical work. The journal sets up the columns including basic medicine, clinical medicine, review, lecture, etc.
Since launch, the journal has been awarded with lots of quality prizes of excellent editing in China and Hainan Province. It is awarded with the secondary and the third “Excellent Periodical in Hainan Province”, and gains great fame in medical periodicals of Hainan. At abroad, it has been covered several important international databases and abstracts: CA, CSA, CAB abstract, Global Health, Ulrich IPD, IC, AgBiotech News and Information, Leisure,Recreation and Tourism Abstracts, Plant Genetic Resources Abstracts, Review of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants, and Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology; while at home, it has been a core journal of science and technology in China, journal of statistic source for China Academic Journal Comprehensive Evaluation Database, and covered by China Core Journal Database (selective), Chinese Scientific and Technology Journal Database, China Biology Abstract and Chinese Electronic Periodicals Service, with the impacting factor increasing year by year.

   Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Disease (Monthly, ISSN 2222-1808 CODEN: APJTD8 ) is published by Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher and Elsevier (Singapore) Pte Ltd. APJTD aims to establish and provide an international academic communicating platform for physicians, medical scientists, allied health scientists and public health workers, especially those of the Asian Pacific region and worldwide on tropical disease, in order to meet the growing challenges of understanding, preventing and controlling the dramatic global emergence and reemergence of tropical diseases in the Asian Pacific region. The journal first reports the latest prevalent disease in the world, such as avian influenza (H5N1, H5N2, H5N8, and H7N9), Ebola virus disease and MERS; pharmaceutical research of resistance to epidemiology, such as research of artemisinin against malaria; meanwhile, Chagas disease (American trypanosomiasis), dengue, helminths, African trypanosomiasis, leishmaniasis, leprosy (Hansen's disease), lymphatic filariasis, malaria, onchocerciasis (river blindness), schistosomiasis (snail fever), sexually transmitted infections, TB/HIV coinfection, tuberculosis, hookworm, trichuriasis, treponematoses, Buruli ulcer, human African trypanosomiasis, dracunculiasis, leptospirosis, strongyloidiasis, foodborne trematodiases, neurocysticercosis, scabies, flavivirus infection, Ebola hemorrhagic fever, Lassa fever, Marburg fever, yellow fever, encephalitis, West Nile virus, Ross River virus, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, cat-scratch disease, Q-fever, typhus, cryptosporidiosis, cholera, dysentery, enzootic hepatitis, typhoid fever, trichinosis, hydatid, avian influenza, influenza, polio, SARS, kala azar, plague, tsutsugamushi, babesiasis, Lyme disease, African meningitis, red tide, epidemic polyarthritis, amebiasis, giardiasis, tropical ulcer, rabies, Hanta virus, cutaneous larva migrans, myasis, tungiasis, etc. are the main content of the journal. Our research scope includes all aspects of infectious diseases (bacterial, viral, parasitic, fungal, etc.), nutritional and deficiency diseases and venom studies. Since founded in 2011, APJTD has been covered by nine international indexes including CSA, Scopus, EM, ZR, CABI, Global Health, IC, Ulrich PD, OAJI, DOAJ and CA.

Journal of Coastal Life Medicine (Monthly, Print ISSN 2309-5288; Online ISSN 2309-6152; CODEN: JCLMC4) is published by Hainan Medical University Journal Publisher. It aims to provide the most up-to-date medical information and an international academic communication platform for the life medical researchers, marine life medical workers, infectious diseases and public health medical workers around the world, especially to those who live in coastal regions, to improve the healthcare of residents in coastal regions and to prevent and control the spread of diseases specific in coastal regions and infectious diseases. Since founded in 2013, Journal of Coastal Life Medicine has been covered by nine international databases including BIOSIS Previews, BA, ZR, CSA, CA, CABI, DOAJ, OAJI and Ulrich IPD.