Annals of Clinical Microbiology, The official Journal of the Korean Society of Clinical Microbiology

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Indexed in KCI, KoreaMed, Synapse, DOAJ
Open Access, Peer Reviewed
pISSN 2288-0585 eISSN 2288-6850

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JOURNAL CONTENT
1Name of journalThe official journal title is Annals of Clinical Microbiology. Abbreviated title is Ann Clin Microbiol. It is sometimes referred to as ACM when describing the journal.
2Website

The URL of the official journal website is https://www.acm.or.kr/

· Aims & scope statement: https://www.acm.or.kr/about/aims-and-scope/

· Readership: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/readership/

· Types of manuscripts: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/instructions-to-authors/

· Authorship criteria: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/instructions-to-authors/

· ISSN: https://www.acm.or.kr/about/journal-information/

3Publishing scheduleACM particularly values timely publication, releasing each manuscript as an e-pub ahead of print without delay after approval. The journal has been published quarterly on the 20th of March, June, September, and December.
4Archivinghttps://www.acm.or.kr/about/archiving-policy/
5Copyrighthttps://www.acm.or.kr/about/open-access/
6LicensingACM is an open-access journal and all published content is freely available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).
JOURNAL PRACTICES
7Publication ethics and related editorial policies

ACM follows the Guideline on Good Publication of COPE (https://publicationethics.org) and Recommendations of International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (https://www.icmje.org/recommendations).

· Research and Publication Ethics: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/research-and-publication-ethics/

· Editorial Policies: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/instructions-to-authors/

8Peer review

ACM has an online submission and peer review system at https://www.editorialmanager.com/e-acm/.

· Peer review process: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/instructions-to-authors/

· Reviewer guideline: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/for-reviewers/

9Access

ACM is an open-access journal and all published content is freely available under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC-ND) (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).

· Copyright: https://www.acm.or.kr/about/open-access/

ORGANIZATION
10Ownership and managementThis journal is owned by the publisher, Korea Society of Clinical Microbiology (https://www.kscm.or.kr). The journal is managed by the Management Team.
11Advisory body

The advisory body is the journal’s editorial board.

· Editorial Board: https://www.acm.or.kr/about/editorial-board/

12Editorial team/contact information

· Editorial team: https://www.acm.or.kr/about/editorial-board/

· Contact information: https://www.acm.or.kr/about/contact-us/

BUSINESS PRACTICES
13Author fees

Article processing charges are required for publication in ACM. There are no article submission charges.

· Article Processing Charges: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/article-processing-charges/

14Other revenueRevenue sources of journal were from author fees, advertising, and the support of publisher (Korea Society of Clinical Microbiology).
15Advertising

Advertisements are always displayed as banners on the journal’s homepage, and the decision to accept them is made by the publisher.

All advertisements and commercially sponsored publications are independent from editorial decisions.

Advertising Policy: https://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/advertising-policy/

16Direct marketinghttps://www.acm.or.kr/for-contributors/instructions-to-authors/