About BioMed Central
BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 272 peer-reviewed open access journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine and includes broad interest titles, such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine, alongside specialist journals, such as Retrovirology and BMC Genomics.
We are pioneers in the development of the open access model of publishing, and all original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely accessible online immediately upon publication.
About this blog
The BioMed Central blog delivers insights and opinion on developments at BioMed Central and in the world of open access publishing. It’s also a place to read about peer review, new technological developments, and advice for researchers on navigating the publication of their work. We also share the thoughts of scientists on how research work is changing, and what that means for researchers today.
Our posts are written by staff, and a variety of guest bloggers.