Being Relevant and Surviving the Onslaught of an Information Technology Era
The present day process of scholarly communication relies heavily on books, monographs, conference proceedings, and most importantly on academic journals. Publishing in peer-reviewed academic journals offers a tremendous prospect for those who wish to share and communicate new original ideas, knowledge and the results of research to their professional communities. It is the responsibility of the editorial and publication teams to promote a wider readership and create awareness of the scope of the journal. The Annals of Dentistry of Malaya (ADUM) has been the official publication of the Faculty of Dentistry, the University of Malaya since 1994. The primary objective of ADUM was to offer a platform for the dissemination of research findings of its academic staff. To date, this peer-reviewed journal has published 20 issues comprising invited editorial, original research, interesting and challenging case reports and scientific literature reviews. With the vision for the University to become a World Class Research University and the emphasis of its faculty members to undertake high-quality research and publish in high impact scholarly international journals for promotion.
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- After acceptance for publication in Ann Dent UM, the author(s) have the right to use any of its components in whole or in part for academic purposes such as, presentation in scientific conferences and seminars.