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International Journal of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases - IJHPD - Review Articles, Original Articles, Short Communication, Case Series, Case Reports, Letter to Editors
 

FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions - IJHPD

Here you will find answers to many of your questions about International Journal of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases (IJHPD). If you have a question which is not answered here, please feel free to contact the Editorial Office.


What types of articles are published in IJHPD?
Why should I submit my manuscript to IJHPD?
Is there a print version of the journal?
How can I submit my manuscript to IJHPD?
Which articles published in IJHPD are available to readers without charges?
What is the copyright policy of IJHPD?
Why do I have to pay Article Publication Charges?
Do I need permission to reproduce material from articles published in IJHPD?
What are the Article Publication Charges for IJHPD?
What is the difference between Article Publication Charges of IJHPD and other journals?
When do I pay Article Publication Charges?
How can I pay the Article Publication Charges?
Can I request a waiver of the Article Publication Charges?
How is my article cited after publication?

What type of articles are published in IJHPD?

IJHPD publishes following type of articles:

  • Review Articles
  • Original Articles
  • Short Reports
  • Rapid Communication
  • Case Series
  • Case Reports
  • Clinical Images
  • Letter to Editors

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Why should I submit my manuscript to IJHPD?

Please see the "About IJHPD" and "Why Publish With Us?" sections of the website. You can access the pages from the left navigation menu.

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Is there a print version of the journal?

Currently, IJHPD is published as an online journal. You can use the link to HTML and PDF versions of all the articles to download the articles and read it offline.

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How can I submit my manuscript to IJHPD?

You can submit your manuscript including cover letter, article text file and illustrations, to IJHPD in two ways. You can use our "Online Submission" page in the right column, to submit your manuscript through our website. Alternatively you can submit your manuscript and other files as email attachments to our Editorial Office. Please see "Email Submission" page in the right column for more information. In both cases you will receive immediate confirmation that we have received your files

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Which articles published in IJHPD are available to readers without charges?

All articles published in IJHPD including Review Articles are available free of charge. The articles can be accessed online immediately on their publication.

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What is the copyright policy of IJHPD?

The authors retain the copyright of all their work published in IJHPD. All articles published in IJHPD are open access and are licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, which means the articles are universally and freely available online for anyone to download and use.

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Do I need permission to reproduce material from articles published in IJHPD?

Text, illustrations, figures or tables from any articles published in IJHPD may be reproduced in any format or medium. The only condition being that International Journal of Hepatobiliary and Pancreatic Diseases (IJHPD) must be identified as the original publisher, and proper attribution of authorship and correct citation details are given.

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Why do I have to pay Article Publication Charges?

All articles published in IJHPD are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted access to full text of articles, immediately on publication in IJHPD. No payment is collected from the readers for accessing, downloading and reading the articles. This increases the citations of an article in other articles and increases its importance in scientific literature. If a published paper can only be accessed by paying a subscription fee, many authors while writing their manuscripts, look for freely available articles and include them in their citations. Due to this reason some very good articles suffer and lag behind in citations as readers can not access them without paying for subscriptions. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the Journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML and PDF versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

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What are the Article Publication Charges for IJHPD?

IJHPD is an Open Access journal. Article Publication Charges are payable when the article is accepted for publication in IJHPD. There is no fee for submission of articles to IJHPD. Please click here to see the current Article Publication Charges for the journal.

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What is the difference between Article Publication Charges of IJHPD and other journals?

The Article Publication Charges for IJHPD are very low. Our fees are on average 2 to 3 times lower than those charged by other journals. We charge a publication fee of $350 per manuscript versus $1500—3000 charged by other journals for similar articles. Although such low fees barely cover our expenses, we are happy that you do not have to worry about funds to pay the publishing fees.

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When do I pay Article Publication Charges?

Article Publication Charges will have to be paid after the manuscript has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication. The corresponding author will be responsible for arranging the payments.

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How can I pay the Article Publication Charges?

Article Publication Charges can be made by Credit Card, PayPal or Western Union money transfer. The details of how to make the payment will be sent to you after your article has been accepted for publication. If you choose to pay by Credit Card or PayPal, we will send the instructions and link to make the payment to the corresponding author's email address. You will be required to click on the link which will take you to the payments page. You can then make the payment using a secure gateway. If you choose to pay by Western Union money transfer, we will send detailed instructions to the corresponding author's email address. If there is any bank surcharge or processing fees for sending us the Article Publication Charges, you will have to arrange for the funds for it. A receipt of the amount paid by you will be sent to your email address within 48 hours of making the payment.

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Can I request a waiver of the Article Publication Charges?

Although the Article Publication Charges for our journal are very low as compared to other journals, waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Full or part waiver of charges may be granted in some cases. To apply for a waiver contact the Editorial Office through the "Contact Us" page accessible from the top and left navigation menu. In your message give your name, address, institution, title of the paper, a short summary of the work and reason for requesting a waiver. DO NOT submit your manuscript before you have received a decision from the Editorial Office. You will be informed of the decision on the waiver application within three working days. Please understand that waivers are granted on a case-by-case basis. Many factors are considered for granting a waiver and there is no guarantee that a discount or waiver will be granted.

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How is my article cited after publication?

All articles published in IJHPD are cited in the same way as those published in print journals. Citation will include - author names, article title, journal name, year of publication, volume, number, and inclusive page numbers. Please look at the 'How to cite this article' on the abstract and full text pages of your article on this website.

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