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Introducing Papers - Revolutionize your patrons workflow

Papers is a comprehensive, scientific workflow solution now offered by BioMed Central. Staying on top of important documents is critical to every student, faculty, researcher and professional. From citations to search, Papers improves the way to find, organize, read, and cite.

  •  In one go search across 25+ built-in search engines to find literature in your field of research, from PubMed, Scopus, to arXiv, and many more.
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  •  Sync and collaborate between Mac, Windows and iOS devices.
  •  Support multi-color highlights, annotations and tabs.
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Crafted for your team, department or institution, Papers is the preferred solution to improve collaboration, increase productivity and make sure time is spent on what is important.

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The Membership Program allows institutions to actively support open access by removing some or all of the financial cost from the individual author, when publishing in a BioMed Central, Chemistry Central or SpringerOpen journal.

"Each year, Glasgow University staff publish a growing number of articles in BioMed Central journals, knowing that the journals are of high quality and that their work will reach the widest possible audience."

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"The Supporter's Membership scheme is considered to be very good value for money by the University of Cambridge; our academic community publishes many articles on BioMed Central and the Membership scheme provides a substantial discount (thereby freeing up resources for research and other requirements). The Membership has been straightforward and easy to set up and requires very little administrative effort. It is highly likely that the University of Cambridge will renew Membership of this scheme for the foreseeable future."

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Open Repository

Builds and maintains repositories for institutions, enabling them to have their own branded repository without the logistical complexities that an in-house solution brings.

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The Universidad Peruana de Ciencias Aplicadas (UPC)

Earlier this year, Open Repository welcomed UPC as its first South American institutional repository client and announced the launch of their new repository, DELFOS. Read our press release and case study (attached) to learn how Open Repository helped UPC to set up DELFOS.

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