Monthly Archives: February 2011

Hundreds log on for BioMed Central’s sCMOS technology webinar

BioMed Central hosted the hugely successful “Neo sCMOS – Harnessing the full performance potential of Scientific CMOS Technology” webinar on Thursday 20th January 2011. Hosted in partnership with Andor Technology plc, a world leader in scientific imaging and spectroscopy solutions, 395 attendees from 31 countries logged on to the free event which showcased the new… Read more »


Highlights from BioMed Central’s Open Access Africa 2010 can now be viewed online

Videos, slideshows and photos from the Open Access Africa 2010 conference held late last year in Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya are now available online. This conference was hosted by BioMed Central, in conjunction with our partner charity Computer Aid International. The event brought together a diverse panel of speakers to discuss open access publishing in… Read more »

Developing World Open Access Publishing

BMC Research Notes launches a new thematic series on data standardization, sharing and publication

Following our call for contributions to BMC Research Notes on data standards, sharing and publication, the journal and this initiative have received considerable attention from the research community. Today we launch this series of educational articles, as we publish the first of the numerous manuscripts we have received since September. This new article by Tony… Read more »


University of Derby’s UDORA Briefing Day

The University of Derby recently had their very well attended Pilot Project Briefing Day, informing their researchers about their new UDORA repository. The day was hosted by Richard Finch, Academic Services Manager for the University Library and Melanie Keady, E-Resources Development Manager. It was a pleasure to be invited to speak at the event and… Read more »