9. Are BioMed Central articles included in PubMed and other bibliographic databases?
Following an initial evaluation period, all articles in journals published by BioMed Central are included in PubMed, providing the journal content is within PubMed's scope. PubMed, the most widely used biomedical bibliographic database service, is the National Library of Medicine service that provides access to MEDLINE, articles not yet in MEDLINE and articles from additional life science journals. An increasing number of journals published by BioMed Central are also indexed by the Thomson Reuters Science Citation Index and hence searchable through Web of Science, and other Thomson Reuters products. Most BioMed Central's journals are indexed by CAS and Scopus and most biology titles are indexed by BIOSIS.
Note that because the full text of all BioMed Central research articles is available without registration or subscription, search engines such as Google also index them, greatly increasing their visibility. All BioMed Central research articles are indexed by the science focussed search engine, Scirus.
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