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The Lebanese Medical Journal or abbreviated title (LMJ) or parallel language titles “Journal Medical Libanais” or “Magallat at-Tibbiyat al-Lubnaniyyat” or  “المجلة الطبية اللبنانبة”  or Medline abbreviation “J Med Liban”, is the official fully open access, publish for free, journal of the scientific committee of the Lebanese Order of Physicians (LOP).

Aims and Scope

LMJ is an active, refereed / Peer-reviewed / academic / scholarly journal dated to 1948, in paper PISSN 0023-9852, and online format, that publishes original articles and research across a broad spectrum of medical scientific disciplines and sub-specialties, review, case reports, medical ethics, news from the Order of Physicians, and contributions to the history of medicine in Lebanon in French, Arabic and/or English text. The subject classification of LMJ is “Medical Sciences” in Dewey # 610.

Manuscript submission, Journal policy and Membership

All manuscripts should be submitted online. To ensure the ongoing quality of LMJ’s content, the Triple-Blinded peer-review process which is an essential part of LMJ’s decision, will only accept content that is scientifically, technically, and ethically sound, and in compliance with standard reporting guidelines.The accepted paper must adhere to the EQUATOR Network ( reporting guidelines.

LMJ reviewers are Physicians from different specialties, working in Lebanon or abroad.

LMJ is published in a frequency of 4 to 6 times a year and it includes table of contents, bibliographies, charts, reviews, illustrations, Index to articles, advertising, and free samples.

LMJ is a member of the Committee on Publishing Ethics (COPE) and follows their recommendations on publication ethics and standards.

LMJ follows the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals.

All LMJ editors pursue Lifelong learning by joining the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME).


LMJ is available Online (Full Text)

  • Al Manhal
    • Al ManhaleJournal Collection – Science, Technical & Medical, 2010-
  • Copyright Clearance Center
    • Get It Now, 2005-
    • Get It Now – International Schools Only, 2005-
  • EBSCOhost
    • EBSCOhost Academic Research Source eJournals 01/01/2011-
    • Biomedical Reference Collection: Corporate, 01/01/2011-
    • EBSCO Pharmacy Collection: India, 01/01/2011-
    • EBSCOhost EBSCOhost – Bibliosan 01/01/1955-
    • Medline Complete, 01/01/2011-
    • One Belt One Road Reference Source, 01/01/2011-
    • STM Source, 01/01/2011-
  • Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg ElektronischeZeitschriftenbibliothek – Frei zugängliche E-Journals 2010-
  • Gale
    • Academic OneFile, 01/01/2010-12/31/2017
    • Health Reference Center Academic, 01/01/2010-12/31/2017
    • Nursing & Allied Health Collection, 01/01/2010-12/31/2017

Nursing Resource Center, 01/01/2010

LMJ is abstracted

  • Adis International Ltd.
    • Reactions Weekly (Online)
  • CABI
    • Abstracts on Hygiene and Communicable Diseases (Online)
    • Agricultural Economics Database(coverage dropped)
    • CAB Abstracts (Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux)
    • Dairy Science Abstracts (Online)
    • CABIAgBiotechNet
    • CABI Forest Science Database
    • CABI Animal Science Database
    • CABI Horticultural Science
    • Global Health
    • Helminthological Abstracts (Online)
    • Leisure Tourism Database
    • Nutrition Abstracts and Reviews. Series A: Human and Experimental (Online)
    • Nutrition and Food Sciences Database
    • Parasitology Database
    • Protozoological Abstracts (Online)
    • Review of Aromatic and Medicinal Plants (Online)
    • Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology (Online)
    • Rural Development Abstracts (Online)
    • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (Online)
    • Veterinary Science Database
  • EBSCOhost
    • Academic Search R&D;, 1/1/2011-
    • Biomedical Reference Collection: Corporate Edition, 1/1/2011-
    • Biotechnology Source, 1/1/2010-
    • One Belt, One Road Reference Source, 1/1/2011-
    • STM Source, 1/1/2011-
  • Elsevier BV
    • EMBASE
    • Scopus, from 1951 to 1975, 1980, from 1986 to 1987, 1989, from 1991 to 2020
  • Gale
    • Academic OneFile
    • Gale InfoTrac Custom
  • Scimago Journal & Country Rank SJR coverage 1951-1975, 1980, 1986-1987, 1989, 1991-2019
  • Google Scholar
  • National Library of Medicine
    • PubMedv18n3, May-June 1965-v64n3, July-Sept. 2016
  • U.S. National Library of Medicine
    • MEDLINE, coverage dropped.  v18n3, May-June 1965-v64n3, July-Sept. 2016
      Index medicus
  • Chemical Abstracts (Print) (Ceased) (Print)
  • Index Medicus (Ceased) (Print)
  • International Nursing Index (Ceased) (Print)