Current issue

November 2015

Volume 74

Issue 11

Impact factor: 10.377

Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases (ARD) is an international peer-reviewed journal committed to promoting the highest standards of scientific exchange and education. It covers all aspects of rheumatology, which includes the spectrum of musculoskeletal conditions, arthritic disease, and connective tissue disorders. ARD publishes basic, clinical, and translational scientific research. Concise scientific communication is encouraged and peer-reviewed proceedings of international meetings are featured. ARD is the official journal of EULAR.

Impact Factor: 10.377 (Number 1 journal in the Rheumatology category)

NEW Impact Factor

We are delighted to announce that ARD is the number 1 journal in the Rheumatology category of the Journal Citation Reports, with an Impact Factor of 10.377 for 2014.

EULAR Congress

The EULAR Congress was held on 10-13 June. Missed a session? Read the abstracts and watch this space for forthcoming interviews with attendees.

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Personal Folders Closure

We are closing the personal folders on on October 31st 2015 in line with extensive user feedback. If you're a user of the folders, please do move any content in there to another content management tool. For more information, please contact us at support{at} or via phone +44 (0) 207 111 1105.

Lay summaries

ARD publishes summaries for patients and non-clinicians that clearly explain the findings and treatment implications arising from key research papers published in the journal. They are checked for accuracy and readability by the ARD editors and PARE.

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EULAR Textbook

The second edition of the EULAR Textbook on Rheumatic Diseases is now available! If you missed your chance to buy a copy at the EULAR Congress, order your copy online now.

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