AVES is an independent academic publisher founded with the purpose of providing publication services and products within the scope of international scientific publication standards. The company is based in İstanbul, Turkey and it has no other offices elsewhere.

 

AVES’s basic mission is to publish original journals primarily in Turkey within the scope of internationally accepted guides and standards and to contribute to the scientific literature. AVES aims to expand its operations to Eastern Europe and Asia in the near future and to start publishing scholarly journals in disciplines other than health sciences.

 

AVES currently provides professional publication services to over 30 medical journals which are owned by specialists’ societies, medical faculties and training hospitals.

 

AVES journals are open access publications. They are owned and financially supported by non-profit organizations. No fees are requested from authors to submit or to publish their manuscripts. Printed copies of AVES journals are distributed among the members of each journal’s owner organization. Some of the organizations may request a subscription fee to distribute printed copies to non-members.

 

Guides and recommendations of international organizations such as International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE) and Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) are taken into consideration in the publication processes of AVES journals.

 

The content and the content's scientific quality of AVES journals are the responsibility of each journal's Editor in Chief and the Editorial Board.

 

  • Company Information

Founder : İbrahim KARA
Commercial Title : AVES Yayincilik Ltd.
Address : Büyükdere Cad. 105/9 34394 Mecidiyeköy, Şişli, İstanbul, Turkey
Phone : +90 212 217 17 00
Fax : +90 212 217 22 93
E-mail : info@avesyayincilik.com
Web page : www.avesyayincilik.com/about/about
Tax office : Zincirlikuyu
Tax number : 1050562970
Chamber of Commerce : İstanbul Chamber of Commerce
Trade Register Number : 666007

 

  • List of AVES journals, their owners, and their editors who are responsible of content and content's scientific quality
 
  1. European Journal of Rheumatology
    Owner : Medical Research and Education Association
    Editor in Chief : Prof. George C. TSOKOS
    Institution : Division of Rheumatology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston,
    : Massachusetts, USA
    E-mail george.tsokos@eurjrheumatol.org
    Phone : +90 232 244 44 44
    Web page www.eurjrheumatol.org
     
  2. Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
    Owner : Turkish Society of Radiology
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Mustafa SEÇİL
    Institution : 9 Eylül University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, İzmir, Turkey
    E-mail msecil@ttmail.com
    Web page www.dirjournal.org

  3. The Journal of International Advanced Otology
    Owner : The European Academy of Otology and Neurotology 
    Editor in Chief : Prof. O. Nuri ÖZGİRGİN
    Institution : Bayındır Hospital, Clinic of Otolaryngology, Bahçelievler, Ankara, Turkey
    E-mail ozgirgin@politzersociety.org
    Phone : +90 312 235 41 00
    Web page www.advancedotology.org

  4. The Turkish Journal of Gastroenterology
    Owner  : Turkish Society of Gastroenterology
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Osman Cavit ÖZDOĞAN
    Institution : Department of Gastroenterology, Marmara University School of Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail osmanozdogan@yahoo.com
    Phone : +90 312 284 15 11
    Web page www.turkjgastroenterol.org
     
  5. Archives of Neuropsychiatry
    Owner : Turkish Neuropsychiatric Society
    Neurology Editor : Prof. Erdem TÜZÜN
    Institution : Department of Neuroscience, İstanbul University, Institution of Experimental Medicine,
    : İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail drerdem@yahoo.com
    Phone : +90 212 414 20 00/33356
    Psychiatry Editor : Prof. E. Cem ATBAŞOĞLU
    Institution : Department of Psychiatry, Ankara University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    E-mail atbasoglu@gmail.com
    Phone : +90 312 436 83 74
    Web page : www.noropsikiyatriarsivi.com
     
  6. The Eurasian Journal of Medicine
    Owner : Atatürk University School of Medicine 
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Mecit KANTARCI
    Institution : Department of Radiology, Atatürk University School of Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey
    E-mail akkanrad@hotmail.com
    Phone : +90 442 236 09 88
    Web page www.eurasianjmed.com
     
  7. European Journal of Breast Health
    Owner : Turkish Federation of Breast Diseases Associations
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Vahit ÖZMEN
    Institution : İstanbul University İstanbul School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery,
    : İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail vozmen@istanbul.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 212 534 02 10
    Web page www.eurjbreasthealth.com
     
  8. Turkish Journal of Urology
    Owner : Turkish Association of Urology
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Murat BOZLU
    Institution : Department of Urology, School of Medicine, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey
    E-mail muratbozlu@yahoo.com
    Phone : +90 212 232 46 89
    Web page www.turkishjournalofurology.com
     
  9. Turkish Journal of Surgery
    Owner : Turkish Surgical Association
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Mustafa ŞAHİN
    Institution : Department of General Surgery, School of Medicine, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey
    E-mail sahinmu@hotmail.com
    Phone : +90 312 241 99 90
    Web page www.turkjsurg.com
     
  10. Turkish Journal of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation
    Owner : Turkish Society of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Nüzhet Mert ŞENTÜRK
    Institution : Department of Anaesthesiology and Reanimation,İstanbul University, İstanbul School of Medicine,
    : İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail senturkm@istanbul.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 212 251 75 55
    Web page www.jtaics.org
     
  11. Turkish Archives of Pediatrics
    Owner : Turkish Pediatrics Association
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Ayşe Güler EROĞLU
    Institution : İstanbul University Cerrahpaşa School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics,
    : İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail ageroglu@gmail.com
    Phone : +90 212 632 86 33
    Web page www.turkpediatriarsivi.com
     
  12. Turkish Journal of Parasitology
    Owner : Turkish Parasitology Association
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Yusuf ÖZBEL
    Institution : Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Parasitology, İzmir, Turkey
    E-mail yusuf.ozbel@ege.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 232 390 47 24
    Web page www.turkiyeparazitolderg.org
     
  13. Turkish Archives of Otorhinolaryngology
    Owner : Turkish Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Society
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Taner Kemal ERDAĞ
    Institution : Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, Department of Otorhinolaryngology, İzmir, Turkey
    E-mail taner.erdag@deu.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 212 234 44 81
    Web page www.turkarchotorhinolaryngol.net
     
  14. Eurasian Journal of Emergency Medicine
    Owner : Emergency Medicine Physicians Association of Turkey
    Editor in Chief : Prof. E. Erol ÜNLÜER
    Institution : Clinic of Emergency Medicine, İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Atatürk Training and Research
    : Hospital, İzmir, Turkey
    E-mail erolerdenun@yahoo.com
    Phone : +90 312 426 12 14
    Web page www.eajem.com
     
  15. Klimik Journal
    Owner : Turkish Society of Clinical Microbiology Infectious Diseases
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Haluk ERAKSOY
    Institution : İstanbul University School of Medicine, Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical
    : Microbiology, İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail haluk.eraksoy@gmail.com
    Phone : +90 212 219 54 82
    Web page www.klimikdergisi.org
     
  16. Eurasian Journal of Pulmonology
    Owner : Turkish Respiratory Society
    Editor in Chief : Assoc. Prof. Levent DALAR
    Institution : Department of Pulmonary Diseases, School of Medicine, İstanbul Bilim University, İstanbul,
    : Turkey
    E-mail leventdalar@yahoo.com 
    Phone : +90 216 410 22 58
    Web page www.eurasianjpulmonol.com
     
  17. Erciyes Medical Journal
    Owner : Erciyes University School of Medicine
    Editor in Chief : Prof. M. Hakan POYRAZOĞLU
    Institution : Division of Pediatric Nephrology and Rheumatology, Department of Pediatrics, Erciyes University
    : School of Medicine, Kayseri, Turkey
    E-mail mhpoyraz@erciyes.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 352 437 49 01
    Web page www.erciyesmedj.com
     
  18. İstanbul Medical Journal
    Owner : İstanbul Training and Research Hospital
    Editor in Chief : Assoc. Prof. Tevfik Fikret ÇERMİK
    Institution : İstanbul Training and Research Hospital, Clinic of Nuclear Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail tevfik.cermik@sbu.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 212 459 62 32
    Web page www.istanbulmedicaljournal.org

  19. Journal of Academic Research in Medicine
    Owner : Health Science University Gaziosmanpaşa Taksim Training and Research Hospital
    Editor in Chief : Assoc. Prof. Ömer N. DEVELİOĞLU
    Institution : Health Science University Gaziosmanpaşa Taksim Training and Research Hospital,
    : Clinic of Otolaryngology, İstanbul,Turkey
    E-mail odevelioglu@yahoo.com  
    Phone : +90 212 252 43 00
    Web page www.jarem.org
     
  20. Bezmialem Science
    Owner : Bezmialem Vakif University
    Editor in Chief : Assoc. Prof. Adem AKÇAKAYA
    Institution : Bezmialem Vakıf University School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery,
    : İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail drakcakaya@yahoo.com
    Phone : +90 212 523 22 88
    Web page www.bezmialemscience.org
     
  21. Journal of Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine
    Owner : Turkish Society of Medical and Surgical Intensive Care Medicine
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Arzu TOPELİ İSKİT
    Institution : Hacettepe University School of Medicine, Internal Diseases Intensive Care Unit, Ankara, Turkey
    E-mail atopeli@hacettepe.edu.tr - arzutopeli@gmail.com
    Phone : +90 312 305 11 03
    Web page www.dcyogunbakim.org
     
  22. Journal of Emergency Medicine Case Reports
    Owner : Emergency Medicine Physicians Association of Turkey
    Editor in Chief : Assoc. Prof. Süha TÜRKMEN
    Institution : Acıbadem Taksim Hospital, Department of Emergency Medicine, İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail drsuhaturkmen@hotmail.com
    Phone : +90 212 273 49 98
    Web page www.jemcr.org

  23. Turkish Journal of Radiology
    Owner : Turkish Society of Radiology
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Gürsel SAVCI
    Institution : Uludağ University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail gurselsavci@gmail.com 
    Phone : +90 533 223 98 81
    Web page www.turkjradiol.com
     
  24. Turkish Radiology Seminars
    Owner : Turkish Society of Radiology
    Editor in Chief : Prof. A. Mecit KANTARCI
    Institution : Atatürk University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, Erzurum, Turkey
    E-mail akkanrad@hotmail.com
    Phone : +90 312 442 36 53
    Web page www.turkradyolojiseminerleri.org
     
  25. Cyprus Journal of Medical Sciences
    Owner : Cyprus Turkish Medical Association
    Editor in Chief : Dr. Sonuç BÜYÜK
    Institution : Cyprus Turkish Medical Association
    E-mail info@cyprusjmedsci.com
    Phone : +90 392 223 39 90
    Web page www.cyprusjmedsci.com 
     
  26. Journal of Basic and Clinical Health Sciences
    Owner : Dokuz Eylül University Institute of Health Sciences
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Dr. Belgin ÜNAL
    Institution : Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, Institute of Health Sciences, İzmir, Turkey
    E-mail belgin.unal@deu.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 232 412 40 09
    Web page www.jbachs.org
     
  27. Clinical and Experimental Health Sciences
    Owner : Marmara University Institute of Health Sciences
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Göksel ŞENER
    Institution : Head of Marmara University Institute of Health Sciences, İstanbul, Turkey 
    E-mai gokselsener@hotmail.com
    Phone : +90 216 414 44 23
    Web page www.clinexphealthsci.com
     
  28. Turkish Journal of Plastic Surgery
    Owner : Turkish Society of Plastic Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery
    Editor in Chief : Assoc. Prof. Cenk DEMİRDÖVER 
    Institution : Department of Plastic, Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery, Dokuz Eylül University School of 
    : Medicine, İzmir, Turkey 
    E-mail cenkddr@gmail.com
    Phone : +90 232 412 12 12
    Web page : www.turkjplastsurg.com
     
  29. Turkish Journal of Orthodontics
    Owner : Turkish Orthodontic Society
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Fulya ÖZDEMİR
    Institution : Private Practice, İstanbul, Turkey
    E-mail drfulya@hotmail.com
    Phone : +90 312 441 14 26
    Web page www.turkjorthod.org

  30. European Endodontic Journal
    Editor in Chief : Assoc. Prof. İsmail Davut ÇAPAR
    Institution : İzmir Katip Çelebi University
    E-mail ismaildavutcapar@eurendodj.com
    Phone : +90 232 325 40 40
    Web page www.eurendodj.com

  31. EuroBiotech Journal
    Owner : European Biotechnology Thematic Network Association
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Munis DUNDAR
    Institution : President of EBTNA Head, Department of Medical Genetics, Erciyes University, 38039, Kayseri, Turkey
    E-mail dundar@erciyes.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 352 207 66 66-20197
    Web page : www.eurobiotechjournal.org

  32. Turkish Thoracic Journal
    Owner : Turkish Thoracic Society
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Oğuz KILINÇ - Metin AKGÜN
    Institution 1 : Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Dokuz Eylül University, İzmir, Turkey
    Institution 2 : Department of Chest Diseases, Faculty of Medicine, Atatürk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    E-mail oguz.kilinc@deu.edu.tr - akgunm@gmail.com
    Phone : +90 312 490 40 50
    Web page www.turkthoracj.org

  33. European Journal of Therapeutics
    Owner : Gaziantep University School of Medicine
    Editor in Chief : Prof. M. Murat SUCU
    Institution : Department of Cardiology, Gaziantep University School of Medicine, Gaziantep, Turkey
    E-mail mmuratsucu@gmail.com
    Phone : +90 342 360 60 60 / 77751
    Web page www.eurjther.com

  34. Journal of Istanbul Faculty of Medicine
    Owner : İstanbul UniversityEditor in Chief : Prof. Lale Öcal
    Institution : İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Tıp Fakültesi, İç Hastalıkları Anabilim Dalı, Romatoloji Bilim Dalı
    E-mail mlocal@istanbul.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 212 414 21 00 / 33414
    Web page www.dergipark.gov.tr/iuitfd
     
  35. Journal of İstanbul University Faculty of Dentistry
    Owner : Journal of Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Hülya Koçak Berberoğlu
    Institution : İstanbul Üniversitesi, İstanbul Diş Hekimliği Fakültesi, Ağız-Çene Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı,
    : İstanbul Türkiye
    E-mail dentistryeditor@istanbul.edu.tr, hulyakocakberberoglu@hotmail.com
    Phone : +90 212 414 20 20 / 30420
    Web page www.dergipark.gov.tr/jiufd
     
  36. Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy of İstanbul University
    Owner : İstanbul University
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Emine Akalın Uruşak
    Institution : İÜ Eczacılık Fakültesi Farmasötik Botanik Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul Türkiye
    E-mail akaline@istanbul.edu.tr
    Phone : +90212 440 02 75
    Web page www.dergipark.gov.tr/iujfp
     
  37. İstanbul University Journal of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    Owner : İstanbul University
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Hasret Yardibi
    Institution : İstanbul Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi, Veteriner Hekimliği Temel Bilimler Bölümü, Biyokimya
    : Anabilim Dalı,
    : İstanbul, Türkiye
    E-mail hasret@istanbul.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 212 473 72 03 - 04
    Web page www.dergipark.gov.tr/iuvfd
     
  38. Istanbul University Faculty of Science Journal of Biology
    Owner : İstanbul University
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Şehnaz Bolkent
    Institution : Istanbul Üniversitesi Fen Fakültesi, Biyoloji Bölümü, Moleküler Biyoloji Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
    E-mail sbolkent@istanbul.edu.tr
    Phone : +90 212 455 57 00 / 15071
    Web page www.dergipark.gov.tr/iufsjb
     
  39. İstanbul Üniversitesi Tarih Dergisi
    Owner : İstanbul University
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Arzu Terzi
    Institution : İstanbul Ünviersitesi Edebiyat Fakültesi Tarih Bölümü, Osmanlı Müesseseleri ve Medeniyeti Tarihi
    : Anabilim Dalı
    E-mail arzuterzi@mynet.com
    Phone : +90212 4555700 / 15882
    Web page www.dergipark.gov.tr/iutarih
     
  40. Journal of the Faculty of Forestry Istanbul University
    Owner : İstanbul University
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Murat Demir
    Institution : İstanbul Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi, Orman İnşaatı ve Transportu Anabilim Dalı, İstanbul, Türkiye
    E-mail forestry_journal@istanbul.edu.tr, mdemir@istanbul.edu.tr
    Phone : +90212 338 24 00 / 25289
    Web page : www.dergipark.gov.tr/jffiu
     
  41. Journal of the School of Business Administration, İstanbul University
    Owner : İstanbul University
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Aykut Berber
    Institution : İstanbul Üniversitesi İşletme Fakültesi, İşletme Bölümü, İşletme Yönetimi ve Organizasyon Anabilim Dalı
    E-mail berber@istanbul.edu.tr
    Web page www.dergipark.gov.tr/iuisletme
     
  42. Turkish Journal of Aquatic Sciences
    Owner : İstanbul University
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Devrim Memiş
    Institution : İstanbul Üniversitesi Su ürünleri Fakültesi, Su Ürünleri Yetiştiriciliği Bölümü, Yetiştiricilik Anabilim Dalı,
    : İstanbul, Türkiye
    E-mail dmemis2002@yahoo.co.uk
    Phone : +90 212 4555700 /16448
    Web page www.istanbul.dergipark.gov.tr/tjas
     
  43. İstanbul University Journal of Electrical and Electronics Enginering
    Owner : İstanbul University
    Editor in Chief : Prof. Aydın Akan
    Institution : İstanbul Üniversitesi Elektrik Elektronik Mühendisliği Bölümü Telekominikasyon Anabilim Dalı,
    : İstanbul, Türkiye
    E-mail akan@istanbul.edu.tr
    Web page www.dergipark.gov.tr/iujeee

     
  •  AVES Team  
                                                                                                                                                                                            

 

İbrahim KARA - Founder

İbrahim Kara is the founder and the Executive Editor of the company. He is a business school graduate and has been actively working as an STM publisher since 1996. In the early days of his career, Mr. Kara worked as a reporter for various newspapers and magazines, and soon after stepped into STM publishing business. In 1997, he had started his own publishing house and in 2008, he had handed over his shares in that first company and started AVES with a new team. He has actively worked in publication processes of more than 50 scholarly journals over the years.  

 
 
Ali ŞAHİN - Publications Director

Mr. Şahin graduated from University of Northampton where he had studied materials science and joined AVES in 2011. Since he joined the company he has actively contributed to the editorial and technical publication processes of all AVES journals. Mr. Şahin oversees the publication processes of the company’s publications, manages AVES’s relationships with its clients, international organizations and institutions and is in charge of the business development activities of the company.

 
 

Gökhan ÇİMEN - Deputy Publications Director

 

As an international commerce graduate, Mr. Çimen worked in the logistics sector in the early days of his carreer and specialized in preprint and print processes of journal and book publishing for 3 years. Mr. Çimen joined AVES in 2008 and has been actively working in all publication departments since. He is currently coordinating technical and editorial publication processes of AVES journals.

 
 

Betül ÇİMEN - Publications Coordinator

Mrs. Çimen is an Anatolian University School of Business graduate. She was a member of the editorial office staff of a scholarly periodical journal and coordinated the journal’s editorial and publication processes prior to joining AVES. She has been working as a Publications Coordinator at AVES since 2014.

 
 

Zeynep YAKIŞIRER - Publications Coordinator

 

Ms. Yakışırer holds a degree in Journalism and she is currently working on her MA in Media Economics and Management. Prior to joining AVES, she worked as a director's assistant at a television channel. She has been a part of the AVES Team since 2014.

 
 

Gizem KAYAN - Publications Coordinator

 

Ms. Kayan holds a degree in Philosophy from Boğaziçi University and she is currently working on her MA degree in Media and Cultural Studies. She started her career as a freelance translator. She also worked as a translation editor for a book publisher prior to joining AVES. 

 
 

Melike Buse ŞENAY - Publications Coordinator

 

Ms. Şenay holds a degree in French Language and Literature from Istanbul University. She has participated in localisation projects and worked as a freelance translator prior to joining AVES as a publications coordinator. 

 
 

Özlem ÇAKMAK - Publications Coordinator

 

Ms. Çakmak holds a degree in Comparative Literature from Eskişehir Osmangazi University. She participated in programs in leadership techniques and innovative opinion. She interned at the production department of TRT Radio. Prior to joining AVES, she worked as a communications manager and a content writer.

 
 

Okan AYDOĞAN - Publications Coordinator

 

Mr. Aydoğan holds a degree in Biological Sciences from Hacettepe University and he is currently working on his MSc degree in Medical Microbiologyat İstanbul University. He has considerable experience in multidisciplinary scientific projects.

 
 

Melek Ceren ALĞIN - Publications Coordinator

 

Ms. Alğın holds a degree in American Culture and Literature from İstanbul University. She was part of the team coordinating the student exchange program at İstanbul University prior to joining AVES.

 
 

 

Hakan ERTEN - Project Coordinator

 

                                                                                                                                                                      

 
 
      
Aylin ATALAY
Project Assistant
Şükriye YILMAZ
Project Assistant
Cansu ERDOĞAN
Project Assistant
 
 
      
Ünal ÖZER
Graphics Department
Neslihan YAMAN
Graphics Department
Deniz DURAN
Graphics Department
 
 
  • Subcontractors

- Biostatistical Editing / Prof. İlker Ercan and his team
 
- Language Editing Services / American Journal Experts
 
- Language Editing Services  / Enago

- Language Editing Services / Proof Reading Services
 
- Translation Services  / Hatice Küçükgöz and her team
 
  • Editorial Principles
     
- Guides and recommendations of international organizations such as International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), Council of Science Editors (CSE), European Association of Science Editors (EASE) ve Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) are taken into consideration in the publication processes of AVES journals.
 
- Manuscripts submitted to AVES journals are evaluated within the scope of independent, unbiased double-blind peer review principles.
 
- The aim of AVES journals is to publish clinical, experimental or basic science studies that are high in quality at the international level.
 
- In order to contribute to the progress and education of experts and assistants, editorial comments, review articles that cover the advancements in medical education and practices, case reports, original images, scientific letters, education articles, letters to editors, manuscripts on publication ethics and diagnostic puzzles are also published by AVES journals. 
 
 
  • Editorial and Peer-Review Processes
     
Step 1

Each manuscript submitted to an AVES journal goes through a pre-evaluation review which is performed by the journal’s publication coordinator. During this process, publication coordinator reviews the following items;
 
- Conformity of the submission to the scope and guidelines of the receiving journal
 
- Author contribution disclosure and author contribution form
 
- Conflict of interest disclosure and ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest
 
- Ethics Committee approval
 
- Informed patient consent disclosure
 
- Possible financial support disclosure
 
- Plagiarism and duplication scan (iThenticate)
 
- Review of references cited in the manuscript and check of their accuracy using various databases
 
- Originality review of the tables and images included in the manuscript

 
Step 2

- Submissions that pass the first stage are forwarded to the Editor in Chief’s desk. Editor in Chief evaluates the scientific aspects of the submission and forms his/her initial decision. Although limited; manuscripts that are not within the scope of the receiving journal, submissions similar to articles recently published by the receiving journal and submissions that do not present novelty might be rejected by the Editor in Chief with the consent of the Editorial Board while at the Editor in Chief’s desk. In general, no more than 10% of the unsolicited submissions are rejected that way.
 
- Once the Editor in Chief and the Editorial Board decide to evaluate a manuscripts through a peer-review process, at least 3 reviewers are assigned per manuscript. Reviewers are selected among experts who are not actively working in the journal’s management or its editorial process, who have no connections or conflicting of interests with the owner organization of the journal or the submitting author. Before the peer review process is initiated, manuscript files and its content are blinded in order to ensure a blind peer review process.
 
- All original articles and some case reports are also reviewed by a biostatistician.
 
- Once all reviewers submit their reviews, Editor in Chief might request a revision for the manuscript, or accept or reject the manuscript.
 
- Prior to the final decision, each manuscript is scanned through a plagiarism detection software for the second time to eliminate or detect possible acts of plagiarism or duplication that might be performed during the evaluation process.
 
 
Step 3
 
- Accepted manuscripts are uploaded to the accepting journal’s webpage with their title and abstract and a DOI is deposited.
 
- Each accepted manuscript goes through a Turkish or English language editing process.
 
- Publication process of each accepted manuscript is coordinated and finalized by AVES with the authors and the Editorial Board of journal 
 
  • Advertisement Principles
 
- Financial expenses of AVES journals are covered by the owner institutions’ resources.

- Additionally, a limited number of drug and medical equipment advertisements might be published by journals.
 
Aside from exceptional cases, commercial advertisements are not published in journals’ web pages.
 
- Non-medical advertisements are not accepted to be published neither in journals nor in their websites.
 
  • Conflict of Interest

- All submitting authors are requested to declare any potential conflict of interests by filling in the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest and their declarations are published at the end of each manuscript. If any undeclared issues are detected, a second explanation is demanded from the authors by the Editorial Board.
 
  • Human and Animal Rights

- For experimental, clinical and drug studies, it is compulsory to acquire and present an ethics committee report that is prepared in accordance with international human and animal rights laws and Declaration of Helsinki.
 
  • Patient Consent
 
- It is compulsory to inform patients about the study, and receive and declare the patient’s consent. Patient consent information is presented at the end of each manuscript.
 
  • ICMJE
 
- AVES has adopted ICMJE Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals guide and declared this in journals’ instructions to authors pages.
(http://www.icmje.org/journals-following-the-icmje-recommendations/#)

- Publication processes of AVES journals are shaped around this guide, and it is ensured that editors, authors and reviewers are act in accordance with this guide.
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