Aims and Scope

BJOG is an editorially independent publication owned by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG). The Journal publishes original, peer-reviewed work in all areas of obstetrics and gynaecology, including contraception, urogynaecology, fertility, oncology and clinical practice. Its aim is to publish the highest quality medical research in women's health, worldwide.

Areas covered include:

  • Obstetrics
  • Midwifery
  • Maternal medicine
  • Fetal medicine
  • Gynaecological urology
  • Gynaecological oncology
  • Gynaecological endocrinology
  • Infertility
  • Reproductive medicine
  • Genitourinary medicine
  • Sexual medicine
  • Prenatal diagnosis
  • Perinatology
  • Cytopathology
  • General gynaecology
  • Community gynaecology
  • Family planning
  • Epidemiology
  • Reproductive ethics
  • Research into medical education
  • Menopause
  • Operative gynaecology

Indexed / Abstracted in

  • Abstracts in Anthropology (Baywood Publishing)
  • Academic Search (EBSCO)
  • Academic Search Premier (EBSCO)
  • BNI
  • CAB Abstracts
  • CABDirect (CABI)
  • CABS (Current Awareness in Biological Sciences)
  • CAS: Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS)
  • Current Abstracts (EBSCO)
  • Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine (Thomson ISI)
  • Embase/Excerpta medica (Elsevier)
  • IBIDS: International Bibliographic Information on Dietary Supplements
  • Ingenta Select
  • Journal Citation Reports/Science Edition (Thomson ISI)
  • LEIsure Recreation and Tourism Abstracts
  • LEIsure Tourism Database (LEIsure)
  • MEDLINE/PubMed (NLM)
  • Proquest 5000 (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Health & Medical Complete (ProQuest)
  • Proquest Research Library (ProQuest)
  • Protozoological Abstracts (Elsevier)
  • Review of Medical and Veterinary Mycology
  • Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®)
  • Science Citation Index® (Thomson ISI)
  • Soybean Abstracts Online (coverage dropped)
  • VINITI (All-Russian Institute of Science & Technological Information)

    BJOG is currently leading the Core Outcomes in Women's Health (CROWN) initiative



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