8 Pharmaceutical Journals to help you in pursuing a career in pharmacy

8 Pharmaceutical Journals to help you in pursuing a career in pharmacy

With the emergence of latest technologies and upgraded healthcare systems, the pharmaceutical industry across the globe is evolving at a rapid pace. To keep everybody updated about the information and analysis on the latest advances in the branch of pharmacy and its practice and science, journals are published all across the world by various societies and organisations. These not only help researchers but also help the pharmaceutical career pursuers to study and know more.

Here are some of the important and popular pharmaceutical journals that will help a pharmaceutical student shape their future :-

The Pharmaceutical Journal
It is a professional journal, which covers a wide range of aspects related to pharmacology, pharmaceutics and others. Published by Britain's Royal Pharmaceutical Society, it was first made in 1841. Until 1933, the Pharmaceutical Society was a voluntary association and getting a membership was difficult. However, with the Pharmacy and Poisons Act in 1933, membership became synonymous with the legal right to practise pharmacy.

International Journal of Pharmaceutics
It is a peer-reviewed medical journal related to the various aspects of drug delivery system in vivo and in vitro involving chemical, biological, chemical, physical and engineering studies. With an impact factor of 4.213 (2018), it was first published in 1978 by publisher Elsevier.

European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics
It is another peer-reviewed medical journal. This is also the official journal of the International Association for Pharmaceutical Technology. Published by Elsevier since 1997, it contains research details of biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutical technology and pharmaceutical biotechnology.

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
It is another peer-reviewed journal published by Elsevier on behalf of the American Pharmacists Association (United States), with the support of the International Pharmaceutical Federation. This monthly journal contains research details, dealings with various practices of pharmacy.

European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
This peer-reviewed journal acts as the official journal of the European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences. Published by Elsevier, it has an impact factor of 3.773 (2015) and states review articles, scientific commentaries, research reports on a wide range of pharmaceutical sciences.

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics
It an open-access peer-reviewed medical journal published first in the year 2007 by Medknow Publications on behalf of the B.R. Nahata Smriti Sansthan. The articles in this journal are based on biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutics, pharmacology, clinical-hospital pharmacy, analysis of pharmacy and other pharmaceutical topics.

Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences
This bimonthly peer-reviewed open-access medical journal is published by OMICS International on behalf of the Indian Pharmaceutical Association (India). With an impact factor of around 0.762 (2015), the journal contains topics related to pharmacognosy, pharmacology, pharmaceutical analysis, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical chemistry and others.

The AAPS Journal
Published by Springer Science and Business Media on behalf of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists has an impact factor of around 3.423 (2016). This peer-reviewed bi-monthly journal covers every aspect of pharmaceutical sciences and was first published in the year 1999.

The role of a pharmacist is gradually changing influenced by a modern health continuum. So, to stay updated and let the world know about the latest theories, it is necessary to follow these important journals.