|Name of Journal||World Journal of Meta-Analysis|
|Title Abbreviation||World J Meta-Anal|
The World Journal of Meta-Analysis (WJMA) is an online, open-access, single-blind peer-reviewed journal that is published by Baishideng Publishing Group. Accepting both solicited and unsolicited manuscripts, the WJMA mainly publishes high quality meta-analysis and systematic review articles to lead the development of various fields of clinical medicine. The type of articles published in the WJMA include the editorial, minireview, review, meta-analysis, meta-regression, systematic review, and evidence-based practice.
The primary aim of the WJMA is to provide scholars and
readers from various fields of clinical medicine with a platform to publish
high quality meta-analysis and systematic review articles and communicate their
research findings online. In order to ensure the quality, timeliness, fairness,
and transparency of manuscript publication, the WJMA has implemented a variety of
First, authors must prepare meta-analysis and systematic review articles
according to the PRISMA 2009 Checklist guidelines.
Second, articles published in the WJMA must undergo rigorous
cross-international peer review, where peer reviewers and authors come from
different countries and independent peer reviewers are chosen by the editorial
office, not by authors, to ensure the fairness of peer review.
Third, designation of co-first authors or co-corresponding authors is
Fourth, the WJMA accepts a manuscript based mainly on its novelty,
innovativeness, data accuracy, picture reliability, clear language expression,
and ethical requirements. Of note, peer reviewers will complete the peer review
within 7-14 days, providing a comprehensive evaluation of the scientific and
linguistic quality of the manuscript.
Fifth, BPG adopts a 7-day publishing management policy. This means that
each step of the publishing process, including manuscript preview, peer review,
manuscript revision by authors, final acceptance, language editing, and
production and release, must be completed within 7 days.
Finally, the peer review report, author’s response to the peer review
report, biostatistics review certificate, copyright license agreement,
institutional ethics committee approval document, informed consent,
conflict-of-interest statement, CrossCheck detection report, authors’ personal
ORCID numbers, funding information, language editing certificate, and other
relevant documents will be published online along with the article to ensure
that the publishing process is open and transparent.
mainly publishes research results and findings obtained through meta-analysis
and systematic review in a wide range of areas, including medicine, pharmacy,
preventive medicine, stomatology, nursing, medical imaging, and laboratory
|Open Access||Open access|
The WJMA is now abstracted and indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (Web of Science), China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China Science and Technology Journal Database (CSTJ), and Superstar Journals Database.
There is currently no impact factor.
|Article Processing Charge||Article processing charge|
|Research Domain||Mathematical and Computational Biology|
|Article Reprints||Article reprints|
|Help Desk||Help desk|
|Special Statement||Special statement|
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