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BioMed Central

Online access
Public message
SFU Library's membership with Biomed Central will cover the article processing charges (APC) if you are an eligible SFU author. 
Full description
The publisher BioMed Central provides access to full text, peer reviewed articles covering all areas of biology and medicine. Please note our subscription does not include access to Current Reports.

SFU authored papers. 

Alternate names
Varies by title. 
Group records
Embargo period
Resource type
E-journal collection 
Content types
Journal articles 
Simultaneous users
Update frequency
Titles indexed
Print equivalents
Open access
Biological Sciences, Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology (BPK), Health Sciences, Molecular Biology & Biochemistry 
Allows electronic reserves
Ereserves notes
BioMed Central Open Access License Agreement is identical to the Creative Commons Attribution license. 
Allows coursepacks
Coursepack notes
BioMed Central Open Access License Agreement is identical to the Creative Commons Attribution license. 
Allows interlibrary loan
Interlibrary loan notes
Content is open access. ILL does not apply. 
Online terms 
Terms of use: Electronic resources are governed by license agreements which restrict access to Authorized Users. It is the responsibility of each user to abide by the license agreements and specific terms and conditions for each product. Systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information may result in loss of access to these resources for the entire SFU community. Please see SFU General Policy 24 on Fair Use of Information Resources.

Personal Privacy: Some licensed resources allow you to create a personal account for the purposes of creating folders, saving searches, and downloading entire e-books as well as other personalized services. Please be advised that the personal information you disclose to these and other external websites may be stored on servers located outside of Canada. When you use these services, no personal information about you is collected by or for the University. Canadian privacy laws do not apply to personal information you provide directly to these external websites. SFU Library recommends that you review the privacy policies of these and other external websites before using the services.