Professional Publisher (Medium)
|Owner||Microbiology Society is a membership charity for microbiologists; we publish six journals of which two are fully OA.|
|Address||14-16 Meredith Street
|Copyright and Licensing||https://www.microbiologyresearch.org/forms-and-templates
Authors retain copyright even in subscription articles
|Copyright and Licensing Policy||CC-BY, with an option for CC-BY-NC if the funder requires it.|
|Complaint policy||We welcome feedback on everything we do, and that includes complaints. These should be addressed to the relevant journal email, and a member of the team will respond as quickly as possible.
Journal of General Virology: firstname.lastname@example.org
Journal of Medical Microbiology: email@example.com
Microbial Genomics: firstname.lastname@example.org
International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology: email@example.com
Access Microbiology: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Publication charge link||https://www.microbiologyresearch.org/publishing-costs|
|Publication charge policy||o No APC charge applies to corresponding authors affiliated with institutions that are signed up to Publish and Read; all OA publishing charges in full and hybrid titles are pre-paid by the institution.
o The ability to pay will never affect editorial decision-making which will be kept strictly independent.
o We offer a 100% waiver to corresponding authors from institutions based in Hinari countries.
o We offer APC discounts to members of the Society and on a title-by-title basis to affiliated societies
|OASPA Compliant OA Journals||2|
approx. number in 12 months
|Initiatives||We have introduced ‘Publish and Read’ transformative agreements in 2020 to accelerate OA in our journals: https://www.microbiologyresearch.org/publish-and-read|
|Peer review process||https://www.microbiologyresearch.org/authors/what-happens|
|Peer review policy||Our journals operate a single-blind peer-review system, where reviewers are made aware of the names and affiliations of the authors after they agree to review, but the reviewer reports provided to authors are anonymous.|