BioMed Central and SpringerOpen sign the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment

« In 1999 BioMed Central made high quality research open to anyone who wanted to access and could use it. By making open access sustainable, we changed the world of academic publishing. A core part of our role has always been to distribute, and communicate the research we publish beyond its original audience. We want our authors’ research to be as widely read, cited, and talked about as possible; and therefore, we have a real interest in how academia measures the impact of research. (…) »