I am pleased to introduce Journal of Blood & Lymph which is an open access electronic journal aiming to provide an online compendium for communication of original research, reviews and other forms of science communications pertaining to the basic laboratory, translational, and clinical investigations on etiology, screening, diagnosis, therapy and management of benign and malignant diseases affecting blood, bone marrow, lymph and spleen. We have been started in year 2011 Journal of Blood & Lymph (ISSN: 2165-7831) is growing continuously. It is our pleasure to announce that during year 2019, all issues of volume 12 were published online on time and the print issues were also brought out and dispatched within 30 days of publishing the issue online.
All published articles of this journal are included in the indexing and abstracting coverage of CAS Source Index (CASSI), Index Copernicus, Google Scholar, Sherpa Romeo, Academic Journals Database, GenamicsJournalSeek, JournalTOCs, CiteFactor, Electronic Journals Library, RefSeek, Hamdard University, EBSCO A-Z, Directory of Abstract Indexing for Journals, World Catalogue of Scientific Journals, OCLC- WorldCat, Scholarsteer, SWB online catalog, Virtual Library of Biology (vifabio), Publons, Dtufindit, Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research.
During the calendar year 2019, Journal of Blood & Lymph received a total of 30 papers, out of which 6 articles were rejected in the preliminary screening due to plagiarism or being out of the format and peer review process. During 2019 around 16 articles were subjected for publication after they are accepted in the peer review process. In the 2 issues of Volume 10 published during the year 2019, a total of 16 articles were published (at an average of 3 articles per issue of which, articles were published from authors all around the world. A total of 30 research scientists from all over the world reviewed the 16 articles published in volume 10. Average publication period of an article was further reduced to 14-21 days.
During the calendar year 2019, a total of three Editors, ten Reviewers joined the board of IJAV and contributed their valuable services towards contribution as well as publication of articles, and their valuable reviewer comments will beneficial to publish quality of article in the Journal.
I take this opportunity to acknowledge the contribution of Editor-in-chief and Associate Editor during the final editing of articles published and bringing out issues of JBL in time. I would also like to express my gratitude to all the authors, reviewers, the publisher, language editor, honorary editors, the scientific advisory and the editorial board of JBL, the office bearers for their support in bringing out the new volume (Volume 10) of JBL for the calendar year 2020 and look forward to their unrelenting support further to release more issues for Journal of Blood & Lymph JBL in scheduled time.