1 About Bioscience Methods
Bioscience Methods (ISSN 1925-1920) is an open access, peer reviewed journal published online by BioPublisher. The journal publishes all the latest and outstanding research articles, letters and reviews in all areas of bioscience, the range of topics including (but are not limited to) technology review, technique know-how, lab tool, statistical software and known technology modification. Case studies on technologies for gene discovery and function validation as well as genetic transformation.
2 Aims and Scope
Bioscience Methods is committed to promote and disseminate innovative technological advances in life science, by publishing outstanding original contributions in all areas of biology. All papers chosen for publication include (but are not limited to) technology review, technique know-how, lab tool, statistical software and known technology modification. Case studies on technologies for gene discovery and function validation as well as genetic transformation.
The primary criterion for publication is new insights that are not only of broad interest to biologist, and teachers/students/researchers engaged in biology, but are also appropriate for R & D personnel as well as readers interested in biological science.
3 Publication Mode
We are following the Open Access publishing model. All papers published in this journal are licensed to all users under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution License 3.0 (CCAL), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any media, provided the original work is properly cited (see BioPublisher Open Access Policy).
Manuscripts can be submitted by BioPublisher online Manuscripts Handling System, or send your manuscript directly to the submission email of Bioscience Methods: firstname.lastname@example.org. For details please see Instructions for Authors.
4 Criteria for publication
4.1 Similarity check
All submissions must be subjected to CrossRef's plagiarism check by CrossCheck. Only those with no any similarity compared in the CrossCheck database can be proceeded for peer review. Plagarism check in this journal is solely for the purpose of submission’s language arts and does not imply any plagiarism or forging existed.
Scientists in the world are invited to be as peer reviewer in this journal. All submission will be automatically transferred online to the reviewers by Manuscript Handling System in the BioPublisher prior to CrossRef's plagiarism check by CrossCheck.
4.3 Online publication
There are much more advantages for online publishing, including:
-- Anti-Plagiarism by CrossCheck
-- Publish online immediately upon acceptance
-- Peer review quickly and professionally
-- Disseminate multilingual publishing possible
-- Archive permanently and track easily
-- Open Access under the term of CCAL
4.4 Indexing and archiving
All articles published in Bioscience Methods will be deposited in CrossRef with the DOI (Digital Object Identifier) identity. The Journal has been indexed by ProQuest as well.
5 Publication Period
Bioscience Methods promises to offer much faster publication schedules. Normally it takes four to six weeks depending on the speed of peer review. Using the recommended manuscript preparation formats will largely speed up the paper procedures and shorten the periods. Research articles will be published electronically in provisional PDF immediately upon acceptance. A fully HTML web version and PDF download version will be available within four weeks after acceptance.
6 Citing articles in Bioscience Methods
Articles in this journal should be recommended to follow regular citation rules. There is an exception for unique article series and DOI instead of the page number.
The preferred citation:
Authors’ name, Publishing year, Article title, Journal name, Volume, Article number (DOI)