All submitted articles are evaluated at the submission to meet the structural and subject principles of IAHS. The matched articles will gone under a double-blinded peer-review process by at least 3 reviewers (expert in the field who are not part of the journal’s editorial staff) who are selected by the Editorial Board members according to their field specialties. The Editorial Board members have the final responsibility to select the articles.
IAHS is under the scientific control of Editorial Board whose members are recognized experts in the subject areas included within the journal’s scope. Some executive roles of the Editorial Board members are delegated to the Editor-in-Chief who is well-known in the journal’s scope.
IAHS is under the scientific supervision of the Editorial Team whose members are all experts with high number of publications in their field.
There are No Fees or Charges at all for manuscript processing and publishing materials in IAHS.
IAHS follows the Bethesda Statement on Open Access Publishing.
The content of IAHS is under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Public License. To the extent this Public License may be interpreted as a contract, we are granted the Licensed Rights in consideration of your acceptance of these terms and conditions, and the Licensor grants you such rights in consideration of benefits the Licensor receives from making the Licensed Material available under these terms and conditions.
Process for identification of and dealing with allegations of research misconduct
Publisher and editors of IAHS are reasonable to identify and prevent the publication of papers where research misconduct has occurred, including plagiarism, citation manipulation, and data falsification/fabrication, among others. In doing so, IAHS follows COPE’s guidelines in dealing with allegations.
Ownership and management
IAHS is owned by Kashan University of Medical Sciences and is managed and published by Afarand Scholarly Publishing Ins.
Conflicts of interests
All IAHS Editorial Board members and the Editor-in-Chief submitted articles are gone under the same reviewing process as the other authors gone. In the cases that a reviewer suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a submitted manuscript or a reader suspects undisclosed conflict of interest in a published article (all authors are filling the ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest at the submission time) IAHS will follow COPE’s guidelines.
Revenue sources/Advertising/Direct marketing
IAHS is financially supported completely by Research Deputy of Kashan University of Medical Sciences and has no other sources for earning funds. IAHS accepts No advertisements in the site or even as a report article.
IAHS is published quarterly, 4 issues per year. All the content from the beginning to the end will be available for ever on IAHS's own website and after it at Kashan University of Medical Sciences website. Also IAHS is included at EBSCOhost and has the plan to enter to SCOPUS and PMC databases.