Monthly Archives: April 2007

More good news on BioMed Central's Impact Factors

Four further medical journals from the BMC series have recently been accepted for tracking by Thomson Scientific, and will receive Impact Factors in 2010. These four journals, BMC Family Practice, BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, BMC Medical Research Methodology, and BMC Psychiatry bring to 27 the number of BMC–series journals that either have already… Read more »

Medicine Publishing

Join BioMed Central at MLA 2007 in Philadelphia to find out more about how librarians and research administrators can work together to promote open access

In recent years, librarians have played a leading role in the Open Access movement, seeking to push back the barriers that interfere with the free communication between scholars. The enthusiasm of librarians for Open Access is understandable, given the rampant price inflation that has afflicted scholarly journals in recent years, leading to widespread cancellations and… Read more »


Increased citation impact for BioMed Central journals

Every year, BioMed Central calculates unofficial impact factors for journals that have published a significant number of research articles but do not yet have an official impact factor. These unofficial impact factors use the same citation data and methodology used by Thomson Scientific’s official impact factor calculations.   Newly calculated unofficial 2006 impact factors show… Read more »