The submitted manuscript to the Libyan Journal of Medicine goes through a strict reviewing process before being accepted for publication and includes the following steps:-
1- Initial evaluation by the Editor-in-Chief to ensure that the manuscript is within the scope of the journal and follows strict ethical standards.
2- The editor-in-Chief will assign an internal reviewer to determine that the paper meets an acceptable scientific standard.
3- The paper goes through a blind peer review process by at least two external reviewers. The peer review procedure aims to ensure that all published manuscripts are scientifically sound and provide new scientific knowledge.
1- All studies in humans must include a description of appropriate safeguards (e.g., local ethical committee approval, Ministry of Health approval, etc) in the methods section. Informed consent must also be documented.
2- Experimental research on animals must follow internationally recognized guidelines. A statement to this effect must appear in the methods section of the manuscript, including the name of the body which gave approval, with a reference number where appropriate.
Manuscripts will be rejected if the editorial office considers that the research has not been carried out within an ethical framework.