BioMed Central

BioMed Central
  • Type of source: full-text database
  • Documents: papers
  • Format: PDF / text / ePUB
  • Specialisation: biology, biomedicine, medicine
  • Period covered: 2000–present day
  • Publication language: English
  • Interface language: English
  • Downloads available: yes
  • Off-line loans available: no


BioMed Central is the most important open-access publisher and simultaneously a database offering  peer-reviewed journals covering all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine.

The published titles are divided into 69 groups by subject matter. All the papers are freely available immediately after publication for on-line reading and downloading thanks to their publication under an open-access licence.


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