Information for Librarians

Siriraj Medical Journal (SMJ) is a leading open-access journal committed to publishing high-quality, peer-reviewed research in all areas of medicine. We recognize the vital role librarians play in connecting researchers and healthcare professionals with the most current medical knowledge. This page provides information to help you make SMJ a valuable resource for your library patrons.

Benefits of SMJ for Your Users:

  • Open Access: All SMJ articles are freely available online, eliminating subscription barriers and ensuring wider dissemination of vital medical research.
  • High-Quality Content: Rigorous double-blind peer review ensures the validity and reliability of published research.
  • Broad Scope: SMJ covers a wide range of medical topics, catering to diverse research interests.
  • Fast Publication: We offer a swift publication process while maintaining high editorial standards.
  • Archiving and Accessibility: SMJ articles are permanently archived and easily accessible through our user-friendly website.
  • Continuous Updates: We publish new content regularly, providing your users with the latest medical advancements.

Resources for Librarians:

  • Subscription Information: As an open-access journal, SMJ does not require subscriptions. However, you can sign up for our email alerts to receive notifications when new articles are published.
  • Free Access to Full Text: All SMJ articles are available for download in various formats (PDF, HTML, XML) without any access restrictions.
  • Indexing and Abstracting: SMJ is indexed in respected databases like Scopus, Thailand Citation Index Center (TCI), and the ASEAN Citation Index (ACI).
  • Promotional Materials: We offer downloadable brochures and posters that you can display in your library to promote SMJ to your patrons. You can request these materials by contacting our editorial office.
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL): Due to open access, ILL services are not typically needed for SMJ articles. However, if you have any specific requests, please don't hesitate to contact us.

We encourage you to:

  • Add SMJ to your library's website and online resources.
  • Promote SMJ to researchers and healthcare professionals at your institution.
  • Consider including SMJ articles in your library's research guides or bibliographies.