Monthly Archives: July 2009

Computer Aid update

So far we have reached 20% of our target for Computer Aid International’s Kenyatta University Programme. BioMed Central’s employees have been busy fundraising through monthly coffee mornings, skydiving, a pub quiz and a live music gig. Our four editorial members, Ruth, Joe, Helen and Matt (pictured) continue to train in preparation for their cycle around… Read more »

Developing World Open Access Publishing

3 more journals indexed in MEDLINE

After review by the Literature Selection Technical Review Committee, the following three journals have been accepted for inclusion in MEDLINE, the National Library of Medicine’s premier bibliographic database: BMC Medical Genomics BMC Oral Health Microbial Cell Factories Inclusion of these journals in MEDLINE is a strong endorsement of the journal’s growing reputations in their fields,… Read more »


Society journals and open access – presentations from BioMed Central's workshop for Publishing Consultants

Many learned societies are considering the publishing strategies for their journals in the face of the squeeze on library subscriptions. Open access is an increasingly attractive option for many societies, providing a sustainable financial model for their journal, while helping to maximize the visibility of research in the field they support. BioMed Central currently has… Read more »

Open Access