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The Baishideng Publishing Group Inc (Baishideng) is composed of 1 Founder and chief executive officer, 1 Chief financial officer, 2 Vice editor-in-chief, 2 Vice general manager, 1 Science editor development department director, 1 Science editor development department vice director, 1 Production department vice director, 1 Assistant editor, 5 Science editor, 1 Assistant science editor, and 8 Production editor. Information about the members of our management team can be found at: http://www.wjgnet.com/bpg/members.htm.

Baishideng has over 31 years of experience in publishing, which was initiated upon the publication of our first two journals, the World Chinese Journal of Digestology was founded on January 15, 1993 (WCJD; in Chinese) and the World Journal of Gastroenterology was founded on October 01, 1995 (WJG; in English).

The WCJD has evolved into a prominent and trusted publication in Mainland China, reporting on clinically relevant advances in the understanding of normal function and disease conditions of the digestive system.

Meanwhile, WJG has emerged as an internationally renowned publication, with a broad scope of reporting basic and clinical research in esophageal, gastrointestinal, liver, pancreas and biliary tract conditions, and is currently indexed in the following literature databases: Current Contents®/Clinical Medicine, Science Citation Index Expanded (also known as SciSearch®), Journal Citation Reports®, Index Medicus, MEDLINE®, PubMed, PubMed Central, Digital Object Identifier, and Directory of Open Access Journals. The 2023 edition of Journal Citation Reports® cites the 2022 impact factor (IF) for WJG as 4.3; IF without journal self cites: 4.1; 5-year IF: 5.3; Journal Citation Indicator: 0.82; Ranking: 33 among 93 journals in gastroenterology and hepatology; and Quartile category: Q2. The WJG’s CiteScore for 2021 is 8.3 and Scopus CiteScore rank 2022: Gastroenterology is 22/149.

The authors and readers of WJG come from multiple countries/territories around the world, illustrating the journal’s broad academic influence among scholars worldwide. For example, in 2022, the authors of WJG came from 49 countries/regions and the WJG website was visited 3,248,356 times with 4,264,707 downloads made by readers from over 200 countries/territories worldwide. Of note, one of the articles published in WJG has been visited by 73040 times, its PDF has been downloaded by 6843 times, and cited by 1449 times. Please visit this article, at: https://www.wjgnet.com/1007-9327/full/v21/i29/8787.htm or https://referencecitationanalysis.com/00000009.

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World Journal of Gastroenterology (IF: 4.3)

World Journal of Stem Cells (IF: 4.1)

World Journal of Diabetes (IF: 4.2)

World Journal of Psychiatry (IF: 3.1)

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology (IF: 3.0)

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery (IF: 2.0)

World Journal of Clinical Cases (IF: 1.1)

World Journal of Orthopedics (IF: 1.9)

World Journal of Hepatology (IF: 2.4)

World Journal of Clinical Oncology (IF: 2.8)

World Journal of Cardiology (IF: 1.9)

World Journal of Radiology (IF: 2.5)

World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (IF: 2.0)


About Baishideng

Baishideng Publishing Group Inc (Baishideng), founded on January 15, 1993, is a biomedical publishing company accredited by the Committee on Publication Ethics, editing and publishing more than 47 academic journals in Chinese and English. All of the Baishideng's academic journals are published using an open access and single-blind external peer-review model, with some high-quality academic journals being included in the Science Citation Index Expanded, Emerging Sources Citation Index, MEDLINE, PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, Reference Citation Analysis (RCA), and other important databases. Baishideng relies on its industry leading F6Publishing system, which features the functions covering the entire publication process from manuscript submission to online publishing, including article quality tracking system, author evaluation system, and reader evaluation system. In addition, Baishideng has the world's only RCA system, RCA is a unique artificial intelligence system for citation evaluation of biomedical literature. RCA is committed to providing a platform for biomedical researchers, universities, hospitals, research institutions, funding agencies, librarians, publishers, and journal editors worldwide to discover high-quality articles, journals, scholars, and academic assistants through citation evaluation.