Supplements – General information
Most of BioMed Central’s journals welcome inquiries about publishing supplements. Proposed contents, which may be articles or meeting abstracts, should be based on a common theme or topic, or originate from a conference. Our system is fast, simple and personal; we aim to publish your supplement within 8-10 weeks once it has entered production.
Types of content considered
- Consensus meeting results
- Conference proceedings (Full length or brief manuscripts, or abstracts)
- Others - let us know what you need!
Our service offers:
- - publication in well-respected, peer-reviewed journals
- - exposure to BioMed Central’s international audience
- - open access immediately on publication
- - indexing in major databases, including PubMed for most journals. (See Further information)
- - permanency - deposit of articles in PubMed Central and/or other mirror databases
- - peer review processes to ensure that content meets journal standards (see the
Supplements - policies page for further information)
- - online publication as PDF and full text. Other formats available (e.g. optional print, USB, CD)
- - full text optimization for browser search engines
- - competitive pricing
- - metrics available at article level (accesses, Altmetric scores, etc)
- - a specialist Supplements team at BioMed Central to support and guide your project from initial inquiry to publication and beyond
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