World Journal of Gastroenterology
|World Journal of Gastroenterology|
|Abbreviated title (ISO 4)||World J. Gastroenterol.|
|Edited by||Ferruccio Bonino|
|Publisher||Baishideng Publishing Group|
|License||Creative Commons Attribution Non-commercial|
World Journal of Gastroenterology is a peer-reviewed open access medical journal that covers research in gastroenterology. It is published by Baishideng Publishing Group. The editor-in-chief is Ferruccio Bonino (University of Pisa).
Abstracting and indexing
The journal is abstracted and indexed in Current Contents/Clinical Medicine, Science Citation Index Expanded, and Index Medicus/MEDLINE/PubMed. In 2004, the journal was delisted from the Journal Citation Reports for excessive self-citation, but it was restored to this index in 2008, at which time its impact factor was determined to be 2.081. The journal has a 2012 impact factor of 2.547.
- Monastersky, Richard (October 14, 2005), "The Number That's Devouring Science: The impact factor, once a simple way to rank scientific journals, has become an unyielding yardstick for hiring, tenure, and grants", Chronicle of Higher Education
- Davis, Phil (October 17, 2011), "Gaming the Impact Factor Puts Journal In Time-out", The Scholarly Kitchen
- "World Journal of Gastroenterology". 2012 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2013.
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