JPGM registers over 100 thousand article downloads in a month
The number of article downloads per month has crossed the figure of 100,000. Ninety thousand three hundred twenty five unique visitors downloaded 110,218 article pages in the month of November. These downloads are from the journal's primary website (i.e. www.jpgmonline.com), apart from this website, the full text of the journal is also available from the Bioline International, OAI-complaint repository at the University of Toronto and from a number of secondary aggregating agencies such as Thomson Gale, EBSCO Publishing and ProQuest. Thus, the actual downloads per month are much higher.
Open access sources, DOAJ, PubMed and Wikipedia were amongst the top five referrers (except
search engines) for the journal's website. Over 270 institutions utilize the LinkOut facilities from PubMed to access the journal.
RSS feeds for current issue available from a non-dynamic link http://www.jpgmonline.com/rssfeed.asp
The journal is now part of ISI Current Web Content through Bioline International.
Table of contents are available in XML format from http://www.jpgmonline.com/backissuesxml.asp
- ‘Top cited articles’ of the journal can be checked from
- Citations received by the articles published in the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine can be seen according to the issues e.g.
We have successfully implemented some very advanced features for the journal websites.
- We now provide direct link to PubMed abstracts of published by authors from left hand side navigation links (Resource Links) on the full text article pages.
- Full text articles of the journal are now also available at the OAI-complaint e-print archives (http://bioline.utsc.utoronto.ca/view/subjects/mdcn.html).
The number of unique visitors to the journal's site now exceeds
1500 per day. We hope that the open access policy of the journal
together with this high visibility will help our contributors increase
the impact of their research work.
Full text of articles from 1980 to 1989 have been added to
the site. Now the site provides free access to full text articles from
1980 till date.
An archive CD (with search facility) is now available
providing full text of 24 years (from 1980-2003). To purchase this CD
write to the Editor.
The Journal enters MANTIS, a specialty bibliographic database of
Action Potential, Inc., USA.
The Journal of Postgraduate Medicine is pleased to announce the launch
of a new version of its website. The site address would remain same
[www.jpgmonline.com]. The features of the new site include:
- Free full text availability of articles from 1990
- Direct link to abstracts and full text from the cited references
- Facility to submit comments on articles
- Email notifications on new issue release
- Statistics of articles download and visits
- Better user interface
- New structure based on OpenURL, DC Metadata and other international
| :: August 2003
Best Paper Award
The Journal of Postgraduate Medicine is pleased to announce
institution of the Best paper Award for original articles to be
published in the journal during the Golden Jubilee year.
Two papers amongst all the original papers published in volume number
50 [during calendar year 2004] will be selected based on various
criteria such as originality, clinical relevance and implications,
access and rating by reviewers. These papers will be entitled to a
cash prize and a certificate of appreciation. The authors do not have
to apply for the award separately; all published articles will be
scrutinized for the prize.
The prize will be announced in early 2005.
| :: August 2003
A conference for authors, reviewers and editors
In the year 2004, the Journal of Postgraduate Medicine is entering
into the 50th year of its existence and growth. During the Golden
Jubilee of the journal a variety of programs and functions will be
organised. This would include a week-long program on medical research,
writing and publishing. This international conference will be
organised between 20th and 27th September 2004.
For more details, check our forthcoming announcements. Details will
also be available from our website.
JPGM has been included in following four databases of Thomson Gale,
- Health & Wellness Research Center
- Health Reference Center Academic
- InfoTrac One File
- Expanded Academic ASAP
| :: June 2003
We are pleased to inform our readers, authors and reviewers that the
Journal of Postgraduate Medicine has been included in following
- PsycINFO (by American Psychological Association),
- Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature and CINAHL
| :: March 2003
1. Now the records of PubMed are searchable from Google i.e. if any
one is searching for a scientific literature on Google he can directly
reach to MEDLINE. This means the visibility of all the journals
indexed in PubMed will increase many folds.
2. Records of the journal are also retrievable from