B – How to be a top journal

Huh S. The new era of Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility: what should be prepared to be a top journal in the category of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2013;19(4):419-421
(doi: 10.5056/jnm.2013.19.4.419)   

Starting from the experience of the Journal of Neurogastroenterology and Motility, the author explains what the editors of a journal indexed in the Web of Science should do in order to improve all processes of editing and publishing: invitation and arrangement of editorial board members, masthead description including aims and scope, instructions to authors, publication ethics, cover page design, lay-out style of text, manuscript management system, review process, training of reviewers, budget including article processing charge, eISSN, PMC XML or Journal Article Tag Suite (JATS) XML, PubReader, CrossRef XML for digital object identifier (DOI), CrossCheck, CrossMark, FundRef, Open Researcher & Contributor ID (ORCID), QR code, journal homepage, journal app for smart phone and smart pad, multimedia data including audio recording or video presentation, and epub ahead of print.