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BMC medicine editorial board members on open access publishing

  • Michael R Carmont
  • Stephen D Lawn
  • Babill Stray-Pedersen
  • Yehuda Shoenfeld
  • Pascal Meier
Open Access
Question and Answer


In recognition of Open Access week (21st-27th October 2013), we asked some BMC Medicine Editorial Board Members to share their views and experiences on open access publishing. In this short video, they highlight the benefits of visibility and dissemination of their research, and discuss the future directions for this model of publishing.


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Supplementary material

Additional file 1: BMC Medicine editorial board members talk on open access publishing.(MP4 66 MB)

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© Carmont et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd. 2014

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael R Carmont
    • 1
  • Stephen D Lawn
    • 2
  • Babill Stray-Pedersen
    • 3
  • Yehuda Shoenfeld
    • 4
  • Pascal Meier
    • 5
  1. 1.Princess Royal HospitalShrewsbury and Telford NHS Trust and the Northern General Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation TrustSheffieldUK
  2. 2.Department of Clinical ResearchFaculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, London School of Hygiene and Tropical MedicineLondonUK
  3. 3.Inst of Clinical MedicineOslo University and Div Women and children, Oslo University HospitalOsloNorway
  4. 4.Zabludowicz Center for Autoimmune DiseasesSheba Medical Center (Affiliated to Tel-Aviv University)Tel-HashomerIsrael
  5. 5.The Heart Hospital LondonUniversity College London Hospitals UCLHLondonUK

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