Category Archives: Publishing

Publishing team at the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting

Last month the American Society for Microbiology held its 114th general meeting in Boston, Massachusetts. The event attracts a global list of attendees from all areas of microbiology. I made the trip over as a representative of our Publishing team (along … Continue reading

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Future of Publishing session at the Society’s Annual Conference

With so many changes affecting scholarly publishing, how can new and experienced authors ensure their research is captured by quality journals in a highly discoverable and accessible way? To explore these questions, the Publishing Team at the Society for General … Continue reading

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JMM Case Reports receives over 100 submissions

In September 2013, the Society for General Microbiology opened submissions for JMM Case Reports (JMMCR), a fully open access, online-only journal and the Society’s first new publication in almost 50 years. The response we received from authors has far exceeded our … Continue reading

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ORCID and publishing at the Society for General Microbiology

Researchers these days have to wear a lot of hats. From teaching to lab work, from writing grant proposals to writing research articles, they have a lot to do. At the Society for General Microbiology, we are keen to make … Continue reading

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A future without print?

When did you last read a print journal? For many, online became king long ago. No need to wait for the latest issue to arrive on your doormat or at your research library. No more frustration when you can’t get … Continue reading

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An Interview with JMM Case Report’s Executive Editors

JMM Case Reports (JMMCR) is pleased to announce the appointment of three Executive Editors: in Europe, Professor Dlawer Ala’Aldeen from the University of Nottingham in the UK; in the US, Dr Robert Hugh Hall from the National Institute of Health; … Continue reading

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All you need to know about Open Access at the Society for General Microbiology

The Society’s Publishing team have been working hard on all aspects of open access over the past few months, and we have now created a clear and concise Open Access Policy with dedicated FAQs to aid our authors. SGM Open, … Continue reading

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Microbiology Editor’s Choice feature launched

This month, the Society’s Publishing team launches a new Editor’s Choice feature on Microbiology, which will highlight one paper in each issue that offers notably compelling insight into the field of microbiology. Articles will be selected by Microbiology’s Editor-in-Chief, Agnès Fouet, … Continue reading

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The Society’s Publishing partners with Open Access Key and Jisc

The Society’s Publishing has partnered with Open Access Key (OAK) for the collection of article processing charges (APCs). From now on, when authors decide to publish their article through the Society’s Gold Open Access route, OAK will contact them via email … Continue reading

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Help the Society improve its online journals and win a £25 Amazon voucher!

As part of our desire to improve the experience for the authors, readers and librarians that use the Society’s journals, we’re looking to improve our online platform. We want to make sure that the high standard of research that we … Continue reading

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