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About BioMed Central

We are an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher with a large portfolio of peer-reviewed open access journals. Our journals span all areas of biology, medicine and health, including broad interest titles such as BMC Biology and BMC Medicine alongside specialist journals, such as Malaria Journal and BMC Infectious Diseases.

All original research articles we publish are made freely accessible online immediately upon publication. Authors retain the copyright to their work, licensing it under the Creative Commons Attribution License which allows articles to be re-used and re-distributed without restriction, as long as the original work is correctly cited.

BioMed Central is owned by Springer Science+Business Media.

For authors

We publish journals across a wide subject area; our journal selector tool can help you to find the perfect home for your research.

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For librarians

BioMed Central offers a range of products and services including a Membership Program that enables institutions to actively support open access. Take a look at this section to learn more about these products along with licensing and pricing information.