Monthly Archives: June 2018
Today marks a special occasion for the BMC series! We are excited to announce that our first engineering journal, BMC Biomedical Engineering, is now open for submissions. This is one among many journals to come in the next years aiming to expand the scope of the BMC series beyond biology and medicine and into engineering. Editor Alex Houssein talks about the journal and its place in the BMC series family.
Today, four BMC journals are launching a pilot to proactively endorse peer review mentoring, which aims to increase diversity and inclusivity in peer review. In this blog, Journal Development Manager, Ella Flemyng, explains the rationale behind this pilot, how it will work, and how you can get involved.
To kick off Academic Book Week in April, Springer Nature held a free event for researchers exploring open access (OA) books, discussing topics such as why academics publish OA books, how the impact of their research can be tracked, and the future of OA book funding. Researchers in the hard sciences are more familiar with… Read more »