Journal of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Sciences

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Edited By: Tadahiro Takada (Tokyo, Japan)

Impact Factor: 3.146

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 27/199 (Surgery); 29/78 (Gastroenterology & Hepatology)

Online ISSN: 1868-6982



Author Guidelines


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PUBLICATION PROCESS AFTER ACCEPTANCE

Wiley’s Author Services

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Accepted Articles

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The Accepted Articles service has been designed to ensure the earliest possible circulation of research papers after acceptance. Accepted articles will be indexed by PubMed; submitting authors should therefore carefully check the names and affiliations of all authors provided in the cover page of the manuscript so it is correct for indexing. Subsequently the final copyedited and proofed articles will appear in an issue on Wiley Online Library; the link to the article in PubMed will automatically be updated.

Proofs

Once the paper has been typeset the corresponding author will receive an e-mail alert containing instructions on how to provide proof corrections to the article. It is therefore essential that a working e-mail address is provided for the corresponding author. Proofs should be corrected carefully; responsibility for detecting errors lies with the author.

Early View

The journal offers rapid speed to publication via Wiley’s Early View service. Early View articles are complete full-text articles published online in advance of their publication in a printed issue. Early View articles are complete and final. They have been fully reviewed, revised and edited for publication, and the authors' final corrections have been incorporated. Because they are in final form, no changes can be made after online publication. Early View articles are given a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), which allows the article to be cited and tracked before allocation to an issue. After print publication, the DOI remains valid and can continue to be used to cite and access the article. More information about DOIs can be found at http://www.doi.org/faq.html.

POST PUBLICATION

Article PDF for authors

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Author Marketing Toolkit

The Wiley Author Marketing Toolkit provides authors with support on how to use social media, publicity, conferences, multimedia, email and the web to promote their article.

Author Guidelines Updated 3 December 2015

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