What are the reasons for publishing in BioPublisher
How to ensure the continuous open access to published articles?
Are BioPublisher journals peer reviewed? What is theirs copyright policy?
What is the composition of the Editorial Team of BioPublisher?
Are articles in BioPublisher archived by PubMed or other database?
What styles of journals BioPublisher publishes? What are the contents of these journals?
What kinds of fees are needed to publish articles on Biopulisher?
Are articles published in BioPublisher journals available in printed form?
How can users find the most relevant articles and the most important articles in journals published by BioPublisher?
Are all articles published by BioPublisher journals open access?
How to cite articles published by BioPublisher journals?
What are the reasons for publishing in BioPublisher?
■ What are the reasons for publishing in BioPublisher?
BioPublisher journals have the following advantages over traditional journals.
1. Open Access
All original research articles in BioPublisher journals are open access. Users can have free access to all research articles instantly without registration. BioPublisher commits to maintain open access policy, and has established a council to ensure the execution and maintenance of this policy.
2. Fast publication
Compared with conventional journals, all BioPublisher journals are purely online journals, which make the best use of new media and reach a wide and international readership. To ensuring fast dissemination of scientific results, every original research article is published immediately after acceptance.
3. High standard of anti-plagiarism
4. Quick and high efficient peer review
Based on online submission & review system, all research articles in BioPublisher journals are to be comprehensively and strictly peer reviewed.
5. High visibility
BioPublisher's open access policy makes your works exposed to high visibility and maximum exposure in the world. Anyone can read and download your article with online access. Registered users can sign up for regular email alerts. Top-quality articles in BioPublisher's journals are automatically assessed based on citation; High quality articles published in BioPublisher will be translated into different languages and redistributed.
6. Deposit permanently and google based track
Every article published in BioPublisher is to be assigned a DOI deposited to CrossRef, facilitating permanent linkage and persisting citations in scholarly materials. All articles published in BioPublisher are deposited on the web and included in famous repositories and major databases so that your work can be easily googled, indexed and cited by researchers around the world.
The citation mode of articles published by BioPublisher resembles the traditional one. Besides, BioPublisher cooperates closely with Institute of Scientific Information to ensure the correct tracking of article citation.
8. Reservation of copyright to authors
The original copyright of research articles belongs to authors.
9. Author paying
BioPublisher journal do not charges page fees, or submission fees. But as regards to open access articles published by BioPublisher journal, BioPublisher collects article processing charges from authors. Most BioPublisher journals adopt the policy of remitting article processing charges for authors from low-income countries. For other requisitions to remit the charge, BioPublisher will considers according to the specific circumstance.
■ How to ensure the continuous open access to published articles?
BioPublisher deposits all of the open access articles in a number of independent, permanent open access archives. BioPublisher commits to permanently maintain the unconditional open access policy for research articles, and has established a council to ensure the execution and maintenance of this policy.
■ Are BioPublisher journals peer reviewed? What is theirs copyright policy?
Are BioPublisher journals be peer reviewed?
Yes. All articles and most comments of BioPublisher journal are to be comprehensively and strictly peer reviewed.
What is the copyright policy of BioPublisher?
The original copyright of research articles belongs to the authors.
■ What is the composition of the Editorial Team of BioPublisher?
All journals published by BioPublisher have their respective professional full-time Editorial Team. For detailed information, please visit individual journal pages. The series journals of BioPublisher are overall managed by professional full-time Senior Editors, but the Editorial Team makes the final decision.
■ Are articles in BioPublisher archived by PubMed or other database?
All articles published by BioPublisher journals will immediately be archived by PubMed upon publishing. PubMed is the most widely used literature database in biomedical field.
BioPublisher participates in CrossRef and the Open Citation Project, allowing direct linking from citations to an article elsewhere to the full text of that article in a BioPublisher journal.
Please note: all research articles of BioPublisher can be freely accessed without registration or subscription. Searching engines such as Google also provide indexes to these articles. All these enhance the popularity of the articles. All research articles of BioPublisher are indexed by scientific search engine Scirus.
■ What styles of journals BioPublisher publishes? What are the contents of these journals?
BioPublisher dedicates itself to publishing journals of biological sciences, some of which only publish research articles, and some also publish assessment and comment besides research articles. All the journals can be accessed online, but only part of them publish printed version at the same time.
BioPublisher series open access journals publish peer reviewed articles. For example, Molecular Plant Breeding only publishes articles of significant value in their specialized fields.
On the other hand, some BioPublisher journals publish any scientifically sound article, including those rejected by traditional publishers on the grounds of space or relevance to their readers. For example: negative studies, studies that confirm previous work, methods papers.
BioPublisher's online, open access journals are operated by editorial team and have their own editorial policies.
BioPublisher journals not only publish open access journals, but also publish regular print version journals that are available by subscription, such as Molecular Plant Breeding (regular print version), and publishing policies of these journals are decided by their editorial teams.
■ What kinds of fees are needed to publish articles on Biopulisher?
Authors must submit manuscripts that meet the detailed requirements of journals, so as to facilitate their follow-up processing. If the submitted manuscripts don't meet the requirements, BioPublisher reserves the right to charge for the work of file conversion.
The manuscripts must be written with sufficiently sound English. If the authors can not make it, BioPublisher will provide editing service with additional charges or recommend commercial editing service to them.
■ Are articles published in BioPublisher journals available in printed form?
Most BioPublisher journals are available only in online form. Some articles will occasionally be reproduced, in special print editions and supplements. Only a few of the journals are published in printed form.
■ How can users find the most relevant articles and the most important articles in journals published by BioPublisher?
The users can search articles in BioPublisher's website, and the registered users can enjoy the email alert service (with free registration). Most journals highlight the most important articles on their home page, and list the articles that have been visited most within the past 30 days.
■ Are all articles published by BioPublisher journals open access?
All research articles published by BioPublisher journals are fully open access which implicitly means access to the full text of an article published on the BioPublisher website is available without any limitation. Unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction of the article in any medium are permitted, provided the original work is properly cited.
■ How to cite articles published by BioPublisher journals?
In order to ensure the correct citing and tracking of articles published, the citation mode of articles on BioPublisher journal resembles the traditional one. But citation based on page numbers is not feasible, for many journals are published only online and without printed version. So all BioPublisher's articles published online adopt the following citation mode.
Author's name, year published, article title, journal name, volume number, article ID (doi).
For example: Jing et al., 2010, QTL Analysis of Yield-associated Traits using an Advanced Backcross Population Derived from Common Wild Rice (Oryza rufipogon L), Molecular Plant Breeding, Vol. 1, No. 1 (doi: 10.5376/mpb.2010.01.0001)