BMJ Open

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BMJ Open

General information ?

Published by:

BMJ

ISSN:

2044-6055

Scope:

Medical research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas. The journal publishes all research study types, from study protocols to phase I trials to meta-analyses, including small or specialist studies. Website Instructions for authors

Subject?

Main subject area:

Medicine

Breadth of subject area:

All of medicine

Peer review?

Peer review type:

Conventional

Peer review openness:

Reports published with names

Selectivity:

Megajournal

Open access?

Free to read option:

Paper can be free for anyone to read

Allows green OA:

Not applicable as gold

Has waivers:

Yes

Has membership system:

Institutional membership

Access type:

Full gold

Licence:

Choice of CC BY or CC BY-NC

Level of APC:

$1600-2500

Speed?

Speed to first decision:

Less than 3 months

Speed from acceptance to publication:

Less than a month

Other?

Ownership of publisher:

Society

Length restrictions:

Encouraged but not insisted on

Provides altmetrics:

Altmetric

CrossMark implemented:

Yes

Has a 2015 impact factor:

Yes

Copyedits:

Yes