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The Journal of Laryngology and Voice (ISSN : 2230–9748 ) is a Semiannual, peer-reviewed journal that publishes original research articles and information related to all aspects of laryngology and voice disorders. The journal intends to have an international appeal and focuses on all discipline dealing with managing disorders of larynx and voice including ENT surgeons, speech language pathologists, head and neck surgeons, professional voice users and allied specialties. The journal is supported by an elaborate editorial board with experts across the globe. The journal allows free access to its published content online including ‘pdf’ reprints and offers easy to use online submission to prospective authors. The journal does not charge for submission, processing or publication of manuscripts and even for colour reproduction of photographs.

The journal invites prospective authors to submit their research in the form of original articles, review articles, editorials, articles demonstrating methodology, letters to the editor and rare and illustrating case reports for a quick and assured review. This online process also ensures a quick turn-around time, real time publication in an environment friendly fashion.

The Journal is the official publication of Laryngology and Voice Association and members of the association receive the journal as a part of membership benefit. The editorial board functions independently of the parent body with the help of its members worldwide.

Abstracting and Indexing Information

The journal is registered with the following abstracting partners:
Baidu Scholar, CNKI (China National Knowledge Infrastructure), EBSCO Publishing's Electronic Databases, Ex Libris – Primo Central, Google Scholar, Hinari, Infotrieve, National Science Library, ProQuest, TDNet, Wanfang Data

The journal is indexed with, or included in, the following:
Indian Science Abstracts

Journal Ethics

Wolters Kluwer and Journal/Association are committed to meeting and upholding standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. We follow closely the industry associations, such as the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), that set standards and provide guidelines for best practices in order to meet these requirements. For a summary of our specific policies regarding duplicate publication, conflicts of interest, patient consent, etc., please visit www.Medknow.com/EthicalGuidelines.asp

Open Access Publication and Creative Commons Licensing

This is an open access journal, and articles are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 License, which allows others to remix, tweak, and build upon the work non-commercially, as long as appropriate credit is given and the new creations are licensed under the identical terms.

Digital Archiving

Wolters Kluwer Medknow provides for long-term digital preservation through two primary partnerships, Portico and CLOCKSS.

Portico is a leading digital preservation service worldwide. The content is preserved as an archival version and is not publically accessible via Portico, but is provided when required under specific conditions, such as discontinuation of the collection or catastrophic failure of the website.

CLOCKSS will enable any library to maintain their own archive of content from Wolters Kluwer Medknow and other publishers, with minimal technical effort and using cheaply available hardware.

Ahead of Print policy

Articles published online under the Ahead of Print model are considered published and can be cited and quoted using the DOI as the reference source. Wolters Kluwer Medknow has a policy that changes will not be made after publication of an article without following accepted procedures for making corrections to the scientific record.


While advertisements are crucial to this journal to be able to keep all content free for everyone, ethical considerations are in place to ensure the integrity of the journal and its content:

  • "Pop-up" and "banner" ads appear on a random, rotating basis. The advertiser has no control or input over the pages where their ads appear.
  • The Editorial Board has full and final approval over the content of all advertisements.
  • Advertisers will never be shown any manuscripts or other content prior to publication.

Scope of the journal

The journal will cover technical and clinical reports related to fields of laryngology and voice and allied specialties in humans. It intends to report original research and educative articles in these fields. Articles with clinical interest and implications will be given preference. The readers are a diverse group of professionals belonging to multiple specialties such as otorhinolaryngology, speech language pathology, occupational therapy, phoniatrics, head neck surgeons, anesthesia, pathology, radiology, psychology and professional voice users. Even those pursuing studies in these subjects patronize this journal.

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