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World J Gastroenterol. Jun 7, 2023; 29(21): 3379-3384
Published online Jun 7, 2023. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v29.i21.3379
How to select a journal for your research
José M Ramia
José M Ramia, Department of Surgery, Hospital General Universitario Dr. Balmis, Alicante 03010, Spain
Author contributions: Ramia JM wrote the manuscript.
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Corresponding author: José M Ramia, FACS, FRCS, FRCS (Ed), Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Hospital General Universitario Dr. Balmis, 11 Pintor Baeza, Alicante 03010, Spain.
Received: January 14, 2023
Peer-review started: January 14, 2023
First decision: January 31, 2023
Revised: February 19, 2023
Accepted: May 8, 2023
Article in press: May 8, 2023
Published online: June 7, 2023

Publication in a peer-reviewed journal is the goal of any research project. One of the most important (and possibly the least understood) aspects of the publication process is the choice of a suitable journal that is likely to accept your work. Detailed information and tips and tricks to success are given in this editorial.

Keywords: Research, Journal, Altmetrics, Publication

Core Tip: Knowing the tips and tricks to choose the best journal for publishing your research is crucial. A narrative check list including all these tricks has been performed.