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Terms and Conditions

These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) apply to individual customers (“Authorized User,” “you” or “your”) of the website Scientific Journal Finder (“SJFinder”) located at (“the Site”) and set by the creators of SJFinder (“we,” “us” or “our”).

By accessing or using the Site, you agree to comply with and be bound by the Terms and Conditions set by this document. These Terms and Conditions set the guidelines, rules and disclaimers of the Site and, together with the Site’s Privacy Policy, govern SJFinder’s relationship with you as it concerns the use of the Site. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, please do not use the Site.

Notification of Changes

SJFinder reserves the right to change the Terms and Conditions at our discretion and without prior notice. Your continued use of the site signifies your acceptance of any changes to the Terms and Conditions. You are advised to re-read the Terms and Conditions on a regular basis to stay current on changes that may have been made.

Limitations of Use

As an Authorized User, you agree to acknowledge that SJFinder and its creators are the sole owners of all website content, including text, graphics, interfaces, images, videos, and computer code (collectively, the “Content”) and the software used to provide the Site’s online services and materials (the “Software”), which include the Newsreader, Journal Finder, Journal Review and Rating System, Lab Finder, and Lab Website (collectively, the “Online Services and Materials”). Both the Content and Online Services and Materials are protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property and unfair competition laws.

You may print or download Content from the Site for your own personal, non-commercial, informational or scholarly use, so long as your use of the Content follows fair use as defined by intellectual property laws.

Unless we give you express permission, you may not attempt to derive the source code of the Content, nor may you engage in the systematic retrieval of Content code from the Site with the intention to collect and use the Code for your own purposes.

You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, any other systems or networks connected to the Site, or any of the products or services provided on, accessed from, or distributed through the Site.

You may not use the Site to publish or distribute any information that is illegal, abusive, defamatory, hateful, profane, or that violates or infringes on the rights of any person. Unless we give you express permission, you may not publish or distribute any advertising, promotional material, or solicitation of any goods or services to others users of the Site. We reserve the right to exercise full editorial control over the Content of the Site.

Disclaimer on National Library of Medicine Liability Limitation

SJFinder’s journal recommending system is based on MEDLINE/PubMed, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine (NLM). NLM represents that its data were formulated with a reasonable standard of care. Except for this representation, NLM makes no representation or warranties, expressed or implied, of the merchantability or fitness of NLM data and content for a particular purpose. All complete or parts of NLM records that are redistributed or retransmitted must be identified as being derived from NLM data.

Rights and Permissions

Authorized Users are granted limited rights to access and use the Online Services and Materials of the Site for research and professional networking purposes. Questions and concerns about specific rights and permissions to publish, reproduce, distribute, display, or make derivative works from any published works, images, or other material on the site should be directed to

Notification of Infringement

Notifications regarding any alleged intellectual property infringement should be direct to

Personal Information and Privacy

When you register to use the Site, or communicate with us in any way, you are giving us personal information (“Personal Information”) that we collect. This data may include your IP address, name, physical address, e-mail address, phone number, and other details such as your occupation and demographics. By giving us this information, you consent to your information being collected, stored, and used by us. You also consent that we may collect data on your usage of the Site. We will not sell, offer, or otherwise disclose your Personal Information to any third party.

Material From Authorized Users and Third Parties

he Site contains some material submitted from Authorized Users and other third parties, such as feedback, suggestions, and personal information (collectively known as “Submissions”). We do not claim ownership of or responsibility for any Submissions that may be posted, uploaded, or input on or through the Site via our blog pages, message boards, chat rooms, forums, or other online applications for a public audience. By posting a Submission, you acknowledge that you have sole ownership, responsibility, and control of all rights to your Submission. We are under no obligation to display or otherwise use any Submission you or other third parties provide and we have full rights to edit or remove any Submission at our sole discretion.

Links to Third-Party Sites

The Site may contain links to third-party sites or resources. SJFinder is not responsible for and does not endorse the content or other materials on such sites or resources. Transactions between you and any third party site are not the responsibility of SJFinder. As the Terms and Conditions of SJFinder do not apply to third-party sites and the terms and conditions of third-party sites may differ from ours, we recommend reviewing the terms and conditions of any third-party sites you may visit.

Systems Reliability

SJFinder aims to keep the Site available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and to maintain information saved in Authorized User accounts. However, we are not liable for lost, altered, or corrupted information or non-availability of the Site.

Limitation of Liability

The Online Services and Materials on the Site are provided on an “as is,” “as available” basis. SJFinder disclaims to the fullest extent permitted by law any warranty of any kind, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Your use of the Site and its Online Services and Materials is at your sole risk. Neither SJFinder nor its creators, nor anyone else involved in the production or delivering of the Content and Online Services and Materials contained on this Site shall be liable for any damages arising from the Customer’s use of or inability to use the Site or its Content, products or services.


You hereby agree to indemnify and hold SJFinder and all parties who have been involved in its creation and management harmless from and against any and all third-party claims of liability, losses, damages and costs, arising out of or in connection with your use of or inability to use the Site or its Content, products or services.


You agree to comply with all relevant local, state, national and international laws, statues, ordinances, and regulations that apply to your use of the Site and its Content, products and services.

Other Terms and Conditions

Additional terms and conditions may apply to specific features of the Site, services you may render, and subscriptions or licenses with institutions with which you may be affiliated. If there is a conflict between these Terms and Conditions and the terms that apply to the aforementioned features, services, subscriptions or licenses, then the latter terms will apply to your use of that feature of the Site, the service or the subscribed or licensed product.