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Did you know?

  • That International Journal of Oral Science is an online, open access journal.
  • That International Journal of Oral Science offers professionally written Research Summaries that provide an easily understood synopsis of the work and will accompany many of the articles published in the Journal.
  • That the millions of users of nature.com can now sign up for an e-mail copy of the table of contents for the International Journal of Oral Science issue in which your article is published.
  • That an academic journal like International Journal of Oral Science hosted on nature.com has on average over 50,000 page views on their web site per month.
  • That International Journal of Oral Science has an impact factor of 3.93*.

Submitting an article

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Benefits of publishing with International Journal of Oral Science

International Journal of Oral Science (IJOS) is committed to publishing high quality, independently peer-reviewed research and review material.

The journal is published in partnership with Springer Nature, which uses pioneering technologies, innovative formats and world-class production to provide premium information for scientific researchers in the public and private sectors, government agencies and educators.

A key strength of Springer Nature is its close relationship with the scientific community. By working closely with scientists, listening to what they say, and always placing emphasis on quality rather than quantity, Springer Nature is the leading scientific publisher at finding innovative solutions to scientists' information needs, both for the Nature-branded publications and those published on behalf of society partners, including the West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University (WCSS).

Publishing with IJOS and Springer Nature provides an author with a wide range of benefits:-

Publishing with the International Journal of Oral Science (IJOS) provides an author with a wide range of benefits:

  • Open access

    IJOS will make all content freely available to all researchers worldwide, ensuring maximum dissemination of content through the nature.com platform. Content is published online as papers are accepted on a weekly basis to provide timely communication to the community and keep publication times to a minimum.

  • Creative Commons license

    IJOS articles are published either under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported license or a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license, at the choice of the authors. The latter license permits derivative works, ensuring that authors can comply with funders such as the NIH.

  • Online submission - reducing publication times

    IJOS uses an online submission system, which allows authors to submit papers via the Web. This system speeds up the submission and refereeing process, and allows you to view the status of your paper online.

  • Supplementary online material

    Authors are invited to submit additional supporting material such as data sets or video for publication in the online version of the journal. Online supplementary material makes the most of the Web as a delivery platform and can often give articles greater depth, making them more useful to readers.

  • Quality

    Authors who choose to publish in any Springer Nature journal can be assured that its staff’s publishing, editorial and production skills are committed to maintaining the highest possible quality and standards.

  • Regular free e-mail alerts

    Content published in IJOS has the potential to reach scientists around the world who have signed up for Springer Nature’s free Table of Contents e-alerts, ensuring additional exposure to authors. These e-alerts will allow recipients to click through to the full article.

  • Focused subject areas on nature.com

    From immunology to physics, genetics to materials, subject-specific areas provide a focused environment for readers, providing a monthly updated focus for a particular field.

  • Abstracting and indexing

    IJOS has been listed in the ISI-Thomson Reuters, Medline and PubMed databases. Extensive reference linking via services such as Crossref and DOI numbers provides seamless online linking between articles and databases.

  • Media coverage

    The Nature press office provides information about exceptionally interesting papers published throughout Springer Nature. More than 2,000 journalists and media organizations worldwide subscribe to the press service, ensuring that papers receive maximum exposure in the world's most important media channels including newspapers, magazines, radio and television.