BioMed Central Announces Open Access Publishing Agreement with HHMI

Aug 21, 2007

BioMed Central, a publisher of open access scientific journals, and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) have announced a membership agreement under which HHMI will pay the article processing charges for all research published by HHMI investigators in BioMed Central journals. Articles published under this agreement will be made immediately and freely available on the web in their final published form, and will be deposited in international archives including PubMed Central (PMC). The agreement between HHMI and BioMed Central takes effect for articles submitted after September 1, 2007.