Dr Emily Sena introduces BMJ Open Science: an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing preclinical and basic research that is close to medicine. Its mission is to improve the transparency, integrity, and reproducibility of biomedical research closely aligned to medicine.
London, UK, 03 October 2017 – BMJ, a leading medical knowledge provider, has adopted ReView, River Valley’s submission and peer review system, for BMJ Open Science (http://openscience.bmj.com) The new journal applies open science principles to preclinical research, and incorporates several innovative features in peer review.
BMJ will be taking advantage of the extensions to Crossref’s infrastructure to manage DOIs for peer reviews on BMJ Open Science.
MedShr is delighted to announce that we are now working with BMJ Case Reports, an award winning journal comprising a focused, peer-reviewed, valuable collection of cases. MedShr will provide a platform for BMJ Case Reports subscribers to discuss case reports and enrich medical education by adding another facet to the learning they provide.
It’s difficult to overstate the importance of citations. At first look, they’re a list of publications at the bottom of a page, but at scale they represent the building blocks of scientific knowledge in its entirety. Traditionally there hasn’t been a way to access 99% of these citation data without paying for it. Here’s where the Initiative for Open Citations (i4OC) comes in. Launched last week, i4OC serves to promote the availability of structured, separable and open scholarly citation data.
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