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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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A time to give thanks…

As 2014 draws to a close, I have been reflecting on a productive year for the Society for General Microbiology’s publications. Scientific publishing continues to evolve, and all journals must fight hard to retain current authors and attract new ones. … 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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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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2013 impact factors announced for Society journals

After much anticipation, repetitive strain from hitting F5 and keeping our eyes peeled for updates on Twitter, the 2013 impact factors were finally released earlier this week. Overall it’s positive news for the journals at the Society for General Microbiology. There’s … 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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