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Open Access Publishing and Resources

Guide to open access content and publishing, including NIH Public Access requirements

BMJ Case Reports


It is recommended that authors read the "fine print" on the publisher site very carefully before submission as each agreement covers different types of articles and has different requirements for authors.


Description Agreement covers the cost of submission and upon acceptance the article will be open access for other readers with a BMJ fellows membership. Does not cover an optional fee to make the article open access to non-BMJ fellows.  
Available to Corresponding authors with a current, full time Georgetown University Medical Center affiliation
Journals BMJ Case Reports
Copyright Details When publishing in BMJ Case Reports, authors choose between three licence types – exclusive licence granted to BMJ, CC-BY-NC and CC-BY (Creative Commons open access licences require additional payment.)
Institutional Repository Authors are encourged to ask the publisher if their article is eligible to be added into an insitutional repository.  If so,  please contact and a DML staff member will facilitate access into the DigitalGeorgetown institutional repository.
Submission Guidelines

Authors wishing to recieve the subsidy should email prior to submission for directions and submission code.  Additional instructions can be found on the For authors page.

 Authors that participate are asked to include the acknowledgement statement:  funding support is in part from Georgetown University Medical Center.