Tag Archives: BioMed Central

Figshare has new partnership with Springer Nature to make research more accessible

(15 December 2016) Figshare has announced a new partnership with Springer Nature to support BioMed Central and SpringerOpen authors who wish to openly share their supplementary data. Figshare is  now hosting additional files from more than 300 BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals. This new service to authors and readers will: Improve the online display of […]


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Retractions from Springer and BioMed Central journals

(1 November 2016, London) Springer and BioMed Central are retracting 58 articles published across seven journals this week, after a thorough investigation which revealed evidence of plagiarism, peer review and authorship manipulation, suggestive of attempts to subvert the peer review and publication system to inappropriately obtain or allocate authorship. After receiving allegations of plagiarism confined […]


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Atmire acquires Open Repository

 (1 August 2016)  Atmire NV has entered into an agreement to acquire Open Repository, BioMed Central’s repository service for academic institutions, charities, NGOs and research organisations. Under the agreement, Atmire will take over management and support of all Open Repository customers effective from 28 July 2016. The acquisition adds to Atmire’s client base of institutions […]


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Inappropriate manipulation of peer review

(26 March 2015) In November last year, BioMed Central uncovered evidence of repeated and inappropriate attempts to manipulate the peer review process of several journals (see the original statement and update). The apparent intention was to deceive Editors and positively influence the outcome of peer review by suggesting fabricated reviewers. Although only a handful of […]


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The Journal Selector: Find the right journal for your research

(25 March 2013) Through BioMed Central’s partnership with Edanz, authors can now select the journal that best suits their research from the 350+ open access journals published by BioMed Central, Chemistry Central, and SpringerOpen.  The Journal Selector uses semantic technology to help authors quickly choose the open access journal that is right for their manuscript. […]


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Embrace “information overload” with Cases Database

(10 December 2012) BioMed Central has launched a new semantically-enriched search tool, Cases Database, which aims to enhance the discovery, filtering and aggregation of medical case reports from many journals. Open access to journal articles published under with Creative Commons licenses which permit text mining enable the literature to be reused as a resource for scientific […]


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