Open Access

Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine (PJCM) is following typical definitions of open access and thus all manuscript published through PJCM is Peer-reviewed and is freely available without any subscription fee with a single easy click.

All submitted articles undergo double-blinded review after successful editorial review and Checking for Plagiarism and after getting acceptance from these steps accepted article undergoes copyediting where the format is set according to the PJCM  style. Before publication, the galley proof is sent to the author for final confirmation of error-free publication, after which the article gets published.

Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine publishes articles under the rules of operates under the Creative Commons Licence CCBY-NC-ND 3.0 (Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial - No Derivs 3.0 Unported). This licence allows for the reproduction of articles, free of charge, for noncommercial use only and with the appropriate citation information. All authors publishing with the PJCM accept these as the terms of publication. This license encloses that all academic articles published in PJCM are free of charge and present online under the official website of PJCM. Open access publishing help in providing free access to researchers and different level students which helps in completing their research and also helps the community for their bitterness.

All published articles through open access are available freely and unlimited availability of the publication over the Internet. One and all can freely access and download the full text of all articles published with the Pakistan Journal of Chest Medicine. Open access publications are also more likely to be included in search engines and indexing databases.

Publications from PJCM open access journals are currently available in hard as well as in soft version. A total of seven hundred and fifty copies are also printed and distributed among authors, Physicians, Junior Doctors, Medical colleges, and libraries of all medical colleges of the country free of charge.

The full terms of the CC BY-NC-ND licence are incorporated below and may also be accessed here: