UEG, or United European Gastroenterology, is a professional non-profit organisation combining all the leading European societies concerned with digestive disease. Together, their member societies represent over 30,000 specialists, working across medicine, surgery, paediatrics, GI oncology and endoscopy. This makes UEG the most comprehensive organisation of its kind in the world, and a unique platform for collaboration and the exchange of knowledge.
United European Gastroenterology Selects Wiley to publish flagship UEG Journal
December 10, 2020
United European Gastroenterology (UEG), the voice of European gastroenterology and a leading authority for digestive health, and Wiley, a global leader in research and education, today announced their new publishing partnership for UEG Journal. The journal will join Wiley’s online platform from January 2021 and transition to Gold Open Access—making all articles freely and permanently available online.
“We are excited about the future of UEG Journal and look forward to joining forces with Wiley,” said Professor Joost PH Drenth, Editor-in-Chief of UEG Journal. “By going open access, we support the goals of open research while improving the accessibility and impact of research.”
UEG are looking forward to a prosperous and long-term partnership with Wiley and this step will provide a healthy future for UEG Journal, allowing it to step up to the next level and enhance its impact factor. With the new open access model at the forefront of the journal, UEG are excited at the prospect of bringing an array of ground-breaking research in the field of digestive health to the eyes of many around the world.
Shawn Morton, Senior Editorial Director Health Science, Wiley said, “UEG is Europe’s digestive health authority and together we will bring the UEG Journal to full open access in 2021—providing easy access for researchers and gastroenterologists.”
UEG Journal provides an international forum for research in gastroenterology, publishing original articles which describe basic research, translational and clinical studies of interest to gastroenterologists and researchers in related fields. The journal will join Wiley’s Open Access publishing program and complement Wiley’s existing portfolio of 36 high-quality journals in gastroenterology and hepatology, including 7 in the top 25 in the field.
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