Support open access. Spread the word

One of the best ways you can support BioMed Central and open access is to spread the word around to your colleagues, friends and students. Click on the headings below for useful resources to help promote open access.

Open access merchandise

Open access advocates can now wear their allegiance on their sleeve by ordering BioMed Central and Chemistry Central merchandise.

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Download one or more of the posters, print them out, and display them prominently around your lab.


View or download leaflets about BioMed Central, open access, or how to submit an article to our journals.


Transform your desktop and promote your favourite BioMed Central journal by downloading one of our attractive desktop wallpapers.


View featured presentations recently given by BioMed Central staff. We hope that you will find them useful and inspiring for your own presentation on open access and BioMed Central.

Conference attendance

BioMed Central will be exhibiting at various conferences in the coming months. Please contact us for an appointment or just drop by the booth if you are also planning to attend any of these events.

Linking to BioMed Central

Place a banner button on your institution's and/or department's website with a link to how to publish with BioMed Central.

Cataloguing our journals

Cataloguing data for all BioMed Central journals, including ISSNs, URLs and date of first publication. The data is available in both comma delimited format (CSV) format and MARC format, to allow easy import into your cataloguing system.


Read some of the feedback we have received from authors.

Order promo material

If you would like us to send promotional items to you by post, please do get in touch.

Open access resources

Keep up to date with all the latest open access news and developments with this simple one stop resource.

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