Aug 27, 2009

Open access, peer-reviewed journals in biology, chemistry, and physics

BioMed Central is an open access, peer-reviewed publisher of 199 journals covering topics medical and biology topics such as biotechnology, biochemistry, plant chemistry, cheminformatics, and more.

Many BioMed Central journals are citation-tracked by Scopus and Google Scholar, and many also have Impact Factors. BioMed Central also offers additional products and services that require a subscription, but the majority of BioMed Central information is open access and freely available to all. Register for free with the site for alerts and updates, as well as additional information.

BioMed Central also supports open access publishing as a sustainable model for scientific publishing, as it allows increased and more timely access to and dissemination of current and developing research:
"Authors publishing with BioMed Central retain the copyright to their work, licensing it under the Creative Commons Attribution License. This license allows articles to be freely downloaded from the BioMed Central website, and also allows articles to be re-used and re-distributed without restriction, as long as the original work is correctly cited..."
Visit the BioMed Central website for more information, or to browse their growing journal collection. You can also visit PhysMath Central and Chemistry Central for open access chemistry, physics, and math journals.