Monthly Archives: October 2012

‘Traumatic Brain Injury’ – special series call for submissions

Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy is now accepting research submissions for consideration in a special series on traumatic brain injury, planned for publication in spring 2013. Submit your paper to this series and receive a 50% article processing charge discount – simply quote ‘alzrt-TBI-50’ at submission. Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) is a progressive degenerative disease of… Read more »

Medicine Open Access

Accessing BioMed Central from mobile devices

BioMed Central now supports access from mobile devices, such as smartphones and tablets. BioMed Central portals and journal websites have been updated so that users on smartphones or tablets have an enhanced experience when viewing full text articles, making better use of small screen sizes and touch-screen functionality. Improving the experience when reading fulltext articles… Read more »


What do publishers do?

“What do publishers do, and is their role understood by the science community?” was one of the key questions to arise at this week’s meeting of the International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) in Frankfurt, and one which generated much discussion. Like scientists, the majority of the people working in science publishing… Read more »


Encouraging data developments on the BMC series

The BMC series biology journals have joined BMC Research Notes in encouraging all authors of original research-based articles to publish supporting data permanently online and include an ‘Availability of supporting data’ section in their articles. This includes journals such as BMC Bioinformatics, BMC Systems Biology, BMC Ecology and BMC Genomics. Different journals and publishers have… Read more »

Publishing Technology