The Archives of Rheumatology is an official journal of the Turkish League Against Rheumatism (TLAR) and is published quarterly in March, June, September, and December. It publishes original work on all aspects of rheumatology and disorders of the musculoskeletal system. The priority of the Archives of Rheumatology is to publish high-quality original research articles, particularly in inflammatory rheumatic disorders. In addition to research articles, brief reports, reviews, editorials, case reports, and letters to the editor are published. It is an independent peer-reviewed international journal printed in English. Manuscripts are refereed by a double-blind peer-review process for both referees and authors.

The Editorial Board of the Archives of Rheumatology works under the principles of the World Association of Medical Editors (WAME), the International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), and Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).

Waiver Policy

Publication of papers in the Archives of Rheumatology is free of cost. We do not charge any publication fee from the authors for the papers to be published in the Archives of Rheumatology.

Advertisements of pharmaceutical firms and medical device manufacturers are not allowed to be published.

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