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Top 5 take-aways from the UKSG annual conference

Last month I attended the UKSG annual conference in Glasgow, which was a dynamic meeting of librarians, publishers, intermediaries and technology vendors. There were talks and plenary sessions which explored a number of different topics in scholarly communication, as well … Continue reading

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Microbial Genomics launch at the Society for General Microbiology’s Annual Conference

Earlier this month, the Society for General Microbiology announced the launch of its newest open access journal, Microbial Genomics (MGen). In the video below, filmed at our annual conference in Birmingham, watch Editors-in-Chief Nicholas Thomson and Stephen Bentley and Senior Editor Jennifer … Continue reading

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Microbial Genomics – a new journal from the Society for General Microbiology

This week the Society for General Microbiology announced the forthcoming launch of a new peer-reviewed and open access journal, Microbial Genomics (MGen). The news was welcomed by our members and delegates at the Society’s Annual Conference, held in Birmingham, UK, where … Continue reading

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Open Access Week at the Society for General Microbiology

This week is Open Access Week, a global scholarly event that is now in its eighth year. Its main purpose is to promote open access in research scholarship, raise awareness of new developments, and to encourage the academic community to … 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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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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Top 5 take-aways from the ALPSP International conference

A week ago, the Society Publishing staff attended the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) International Conference in Birmingham. The conference brings together members from across the scholarly communications industry to reflect on the present and consider the … Continue reading

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