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Peer review week

As publishers, learned professions and universities celebrate Peer Review Week, we look at why peer review is important to the Microbiology Society, what our authors and reviewers say about our peer review process, and what we are doing to recognise … Continue reading

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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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Thank you to our reviewers

In 2014, the Editorial Office at the Society for General Microbiology was delighted to receive over 4000 article submissions. Of these submissions, 80% were sent out for peer review. The dedication of all our reviewers is greatly appreciated by both our … Continue reading

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New manuscript submission sites now launched for all Society for General Microbiology journals

Earlier this year, the Publishing team at the Society for General Microbiology made the exciting decision to move the Society’s five journals to a new manuscript tracking system (MTS) and production tracking system (PTS). Now, after months of preparation and fine … Continue reading

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Language editing – does your article need it?

English has become the first language of scientific publishing; over 75% of all journals indexed in Medline are written in English. However, scientific research is international, which leads to a huge number of researchers who need to not only conduct … Continue reading

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