Soft Science Was Included in The List of Journals Following ICMJE Recommended Standards
On June 29, 2023, Soft Science (SS) was officially included in the list of journals that adhere to the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals (https://icmje.acponline.org/journals-following-the-icmje-recommendations/). This list serves as a catalyst for enhancing the quality of medical science and its reporting by indicating the standards many editors strive to uphold.
The ICMJE developed these recommendations to establish best practices and ethical standards for the conduct and reporting of research in medical journals. By adhering to these guidelines, authors, editors, and others involved in peer review and biomedical publishing can create and distribute accurate, clear, reproducible, and unbiased medical journal articles. These recommendations may also provide valuable insights into the medical editing and publishing process for the media, patients and their families, and general readers.
The Editorial Office of SS is fully committed to upholding these standards of the aforementioned recommended norms, ensuring a rigorous publication process guided by strict ethical policies.
Respectfully Submitted by the Editorial Office of
Soft Science (SS)