Author Benefits

Publish with British Journal of Pharmacology... there's never been a better time!

Highest impact factor of all general pharmacology journals (5.259 in 2015)

Online submissionsimple and easy to submit

Timely handling of submissions

  • 23 days on average to first decision
  • Full and constructive feedback is provided by our editorial team

Quality handling of submissions

  • All papers are edited before appearing as EarlyView articles
  • An external pre-submission editing service is available to help with English language editing, translations, manuscript formatting and figure preparation

Comprehensive author instructions

High editorial values and reporting standards

No publication charges and free colour

Fast publication

  • Unedited papers are published online and a DOI number allocated within 3 days of acceptance
  • Fully published as EarlyView articles within an average of 51 days

Accepted manuscripts are available via the app (iOS and Android), and as enahnced PDFs and ibn enhanced html format

Open access opportunities through our OnlineOpen programme

  • Articles are made free to readers upon publication, for an article publication charge
  • Authors are guided through licensing within the Wiley Author Licensing Service
  • Papers are submitted to PubMed Central automatically
  • Guidance for authors is available here

Maximised impact of your work

Authors can access the Author Toolkit, providing useful advice and tools

  • Author services – includes article tracking through production, PowerPoint downloads of all figures, as well as downloadable movies and supporting data
  • Access to Kudos, designed to measure, monitor and maximise the usage and impact of published articles, by providing a way for authors to use social media to engage the digital community with their research

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