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Monday, June 23, 2008

Text Mining & Chemical Structure Mining Articles

Two good articles on text mining techniques and one article on mining chemical structual information is available freely through June Issue of Drug Discovery Today Editor's Choice Newsletter.

Krallinger M, Erhardt R A-A and Valencia A. Text-mining approaches in molecular biology and biomedicine. Drug Discovery Today

Erhardt R A-A, Schneider R and Blaschke C. Status of text-mining techniques applied to biomedical text. Drug Discovery Today

Banville DL. Mining chemical structural information from the drug literature. Drug Discovery Today

What is Drug Discovery Today E-choice
In January 2006, the Drug Discovery Today e-newsletter E-choice was launched with the aim of providing free content to everyone interested in drug discovery. The e-newsletter is issued monthly and each issue is dedicated to a particular topic of interest, introduced by an external editor and illustrated with three recent reviews selected from Drug Discovery Today or the Drug Discovery Today online journals. These reviews are freely accessible to everyone who has subscribed to the e-newsletter. In addition, ten original research papers from across all publications will be highlighted and abstracts of these will be provided.

If you are interested in receiving the free Drug Discovery Today E-Choice newsletter,
please sign up here.

Monday, June 16, 2008

Oxford Open Initiative

Oxford University Press (OUP) is an international publisher of academic and research journals of over 200 journals, many in partnership with the world’s leading prestigious learned societies.

The Oxford Open (launched in July 2005) initiative expands Oxford Journal's experiments with Open Access publishing models.

A full Open Access model for the whole of Nucleic Acid Research
An optional Open Access model for approximately 60 participating journals
Full Open Access for the journal DNA Research
A mixed Open Access model for the journal Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Through the above mentioned OA initiatives OUP aims to maximize dissemination of research information, whilst maintaining the highest standards of quality and integrity. It also affords the opportunity to share our findings and experiences with the community at large, thus benefiting scholarly communication in the widest sense.

Articles published under the Oxford Open model are made freely available online immediately upon publication, as part of a long-term archive, without subscription barriers to access. The publisher has chosen to implement the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial license for articles published under the Oxford Open model. This policy means that users have unrestricted rights to re-use Open Access content for educational and research purposes but not for commercial purposes.

Authors who choose to participate in the Oxford Open initiative and pay to have their paper freely available online are also entitled to deposit a post-print* of their accepted manuscript and/or the finally published version of the article into an institutional or centrally organized subject repository, immediately upon publication. This is provided that they include a link to the published version of the article on the journal's web site, and that the journal and OUP are attributed as the original place of publication, with correct citations given.

Oxford Open Articles Avaialability at PMC
Oxford Journals automatically deposits open access articles in PubMed Central (PMC) for the majority of journals participating in Oxford Open. For a list of journals involved and for the latest information on the status of PMC deposits for individual journals please review journals which offer an open access model.

Saturday, June 14, 2008

Aerosol Science and Technology Journal FREE ACCESS BACKFILES

The full-text of the entire back-file (Volume 41 Issue 6 Year 2007 and all previous issues)of Aerosol Science and Technology is now available free to access(Thanks to American Association for Aerosol Research & informaworld). In addition, all papers published in the journal are being made available to the world via the Internet one year after initial publication.



Expert Reviews provides healthcare practitioners and research professionals with a unique source of objective cutting-edge information on exciting emerging trends in healthcare and advances in the major therapeutic areas through the Expert Review series.

Expert review series includes the following JOURNALS

Expert Review of Anticancer Therapy (ISSN 1473-7140)
Expert Review of Anti-infective Therapy (ISSN 1478-7210)
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy (ISSN 1477-9072)
Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology (ISSN 1751-2433)
Expert Review of Clinical Immunology (ISSN 1744-666X)
Expert Review of Dermatology (ISSN 1746-9872)
Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism (ISSN 1744-6651)
Expert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology (ISSN 1747-4124)
Expert Review of Medical Devices (ISSN 1743-4440)
Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics (ISSN 1473-7159)
Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics (ISSN 1473-7175)
Expert Review of Obstetrics & Gynecology (ISSN 1747-4108)
Expert Review of Ophthalmology (ISSN 1746-9899)
Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research (ISSN 1473-7167)
Expert Review of Proteomics (ISSN 1478-9450)
Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine (ISSN 1747-6348)
Expert Review of Vaccines (ISSN 1476-0584)



Academic & Hospital Centers

Publisher is currently offering free trial access to all titles published by Expert Reviews Ltd for an extended trial period. This trial offer is free from obligation to subscribe at its completion.

To enable access to this trial offer, please contact e-access@expert-reviews.com with your institutions name, IP range and contact details for an institutional administrator. This trial offer can only be activated by institutional librarians.

Individual trials

Publisher is also offering 30-day trials to the following collections, grouped by therapeutic area:

- Oncology
- Cardiology and Vascular Medicine
- Pharmacogenomics and Molecular Diagnostics
- Infectious Diseases and Vaccines
- Neurology and Regenerative Medicine
- Women's Health

Please see the link above for full details of each collection and how to apply for your free trial. Only one trial is allowed per person in any given 12 month period.


The Future Medicine series provides cutting-edge coverage of postgenomic medicine. Providing healthcare practitioners and research professionals with a unique source of original research and topical reviews.

Future medicine series includes the following JOURNALS
Biomarkers in Medicine
Personalized Medicine
Regenerative Medicine
Future Cardiology
Future HIV Therapy
Future Lipidology
Future Microbiology
Future Neurology
Future Oncology
Future Rheumatology
Future Virology
Aging Health
Pediatric Health
Women's Health

Trials are available at a personal or institutional levels. To register for your trial simply contact us with your details at info@futuremedicine.com quoting reference FMO8 and stating the journal(s) of interest.


Free Research Articles from E Health Research Centre

E- Health Research Centre is a joint venture between CSIRO and the Queensland Government, the Australian e-Health Research Centre is a leading national research facility in ICT for healthcare innovations.

"Established in 2003, the e-Health Research Centre is Australia’s leading research hub for eHealth innovation and is at the forefront of innovative patient-oriented health solutions development worldwide. The Centre conducts research and develops Information and Communications Technology (ICT) applications for the management, integration and processing of health information for decision-making that will improve the quality and safety of healthcare for individuals and communities across the nation. It aims to provide better access to health services information, leading to improved practices for the management of individuals and patient cohorts by supporting fully informed clinical healthcare decisions."

Research papers for year 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 are available free to download. Other projects and corporate downlaods are also avaialbe on the website.

Thursday, June 12, 2008

OA Science Channel on YouTube

From 2007 and onwards a project group consisting of experts from 6 Swedish universities and university colleges manage this website, aimed at researchers. It contains a number of education- and information objects in English dealing with different aspects of Open Access. The project is sponsored by The OpenAccess.se program. More details

In 2008 and 2009, six seminars on OA have been funded by The Royal Library in these universities. The aim of videos at youtube are to advertise and promote these seminars. Subscribe these videos

Sunday, June 8, 2008

Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality (Full Text Free Access)

Full Text Availability: Volume 1 (1998) Onwards

Electronic Journal of Human Sexuality aims to disseminate knowledge about all aspects of human sexuality to the widest possible international community at moderate cost.

The contents of the journal and other facilities on thw website includes the following:

1) Peer and reader reviewed research articles.
2) Dissertations and Theses on the subject of sexuality, which have been approved by the author's appropriate academic committee.
3) General interest articles by qualified authors.
4) Posters from faculty and student presentations that have appeared at an academic meeting..
5) Book reviews of relevant books
6) Broad content, not academically narrow in focus.
7) Continuously interactive and constantly updated, available 24 hours a day.
8) Easily searchable and downloadable for research purposes or general education.
9) Unlimited size, extensive graphic capabilities.
10) Archived annually on CD ROM and available to libraries worldwide. To obtain CD copies of current and past volumes, contact Dr. Hall.

More details

Pharmaceutical Care and Research (Chinese OA Journal)

Pharmaceutical Care and Research

Full Text Availability: Volume 7(2007) Onwards

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The Journal of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Engineering

Full Text Availability: Volume 1 (2007) Onwards
The Journal of Biomedical & Pharmaceutical Engineering (JBPE) has adopted a viable approach in publishing all articles. All published articles are available for download with full open access, free to anyone, any time, and anywhere in the world. In addition, authors will not be charged for publishing their articles in JBPE. It is imperative to know that the quality of all published articles are subjected to rigorous editorial and peer-reviewed processes. Since all published articles are electronic version, there will be no surcharges for colour, over-length articles, and other factors. All articles are free for viewing, full-text searching, downloading and further distribution for non-commercial purposes, on condition that the authors and JBPE are duly acknowledged. More details

Saturday, June 7, 2008

Journal of International Medical Research

Full Text Availability: Volume 28 (2000) Onwards

The Journal of International Medical Research (JIMR) is well established as a leading journal for the rapid publication of original medical, pre-clinical and clinical research. It is published on-line and in print six times per year by Field House Publishing LLP.

Articles across the whole range of pre-clinical, clinical and medical research are welcome, including animal pharmacology, clinical pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, drug metabolism, toxicology, teratology and clinical trials. More details

Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society

Full Text Availability: Volume 65 (2000) Onwards
Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society is published continously over 75 years, one volume per year, consisting of 12 issues per year, by the Serbian Chemical Society.

June 2008 Issue of Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation (Free Full Text)

The June 2008 issue of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Innovation (JPI) is publishing the first scientific papers outlining the progress made on ISPE's Product Quality Lifecycle Implementation (PQLI) initiative. Written by subject matter experts representing the global pharmaceutical manufacturing industry, these papers present preliminary practical scientific and technological approaches to implementing ICH documents that address Pharmaceutical Development (Q8 and Q8(R)), Quality Risk Management (Q9), and Pharmaceutical Quality Systems (Q10). The June issue is published in print and with the papers are available for free on SpringerLink with the possibility to comment.

Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Full Text Availability: Volume 1(2004) Onwards

Turkish Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences is An Official Journal of the Turkish Pharmacists' Association, Academy of Pharmacy. This journal is an international medium for the publication of original researchs, reviews (only upon the request or consent of the Editorial Board), preliminary results, short communications, technical notes, letters to the Editor on relevant developments in all fields of pharmaceutical sciences. More details

New Zealand Full Text Open Access Magazines And Journals


Full Text Availability: Vol 1 (1996)Onwards

Health Care and Informatics Review OnlineTM is a quarterly series dedicated to reviewing and interpreting significant developments in healthcare delivery. The focus is on knowledge gained through the practical experience of managing health issues and the material is relevant to a wide variety of managers and practitioners.

Health Care and Informatics Review OnlineTM is published with the support of the New Zealand Ministry of Health. The Ministry supports and encourages continual improvement of care and services in the health and disability sector and recognises the role of Health Care and Informatics Review Online in sharing experience, disseminating information and advancing discussion in the important area of clinical informatics.

The objective of Health Care and Informatics Review OnlineTM is to facilitate the exchange of ideas and develop a widely accessible resource of experience in clinical informatics and health delivery. To this end, the Journal is an open service, although access to some areas may be restricted to subscribers at a later date. More details


Full Text Availability: Archived News Section Feb 2008 Onwards and Current Issue Print Archive

Pharmacy Today published a mix of news, business management, retailing advice and drug education for both pharmacists and pharmacy assistants.

Specialised sections:

Clinical Pharmacy - drug updates and other continuing education for pharmacists. Pharmacists who answer the continuing education questions qualify for College of Pharmacists continuing education credits.
Shoptalk - news, features and drug information for pharmacy assistants

Regular features
Company profiles. A two-page advertorial feature each month, written by Pharmacy Today journalists and supported by two full pages of advertising. A great opportunity to tell pharmacists about the direction your business is heading in partnership with pharmacy, and the people in it. Run-Ons on heavier stock available.

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Human Genomics and Proteomics Open Access Journal

Human Genomics and Proteomics (HGP) is an open access, peer-reviewed international journal, affiliated with the FINDbase database that provides a unique forum for the discussion of research on human genomics and proteomics, systems biology and various aspects of personalized medicine. The Journal will seek high quality original and review articles comprising research on human genomics and proteomics or innovative methodological and bioinformatics/resource papers that enable the practice of personalized medicine.

Human Genomics and Proteomics (e-ISSN: 1757-4242) was launched on Saturday 31st May 2008 at the Human Genome Variation Society symposium “How to Explore Human Genotype to Phenotype Relationships”, a satellite event of the European Society of Human Genetics 2008 meeting, Barcelona, Spain www.hgvs.org/Barcelona08.

The launch included a presentation, given by Dr. George Patrinos, Erasmus University Medical Center, the Netherlands, Editor of the journal, “National/Ethnic Mutation Databases: Recording Populations Genography” that will form the basis of a subsequent scientific paper to be published.

To download the abstract and presentation slides of this presentation please register your details:


Medwell online is the world's leading privately owned independent academic publishing company. The company published journals for the higher education, research and professional markets. New technology ensures streamline production processes. Direct and rapid research findings are made available to interested parties. More details

Research Journal of Pharmacology
Full Text Availability: Volume 1 (2007) Onwards
International Journal of Tropical Medicine
Full Text Availability: Volume 1 (2006) Onwards
International Journal of Molecular Medicine and Advance Sciences
Full Text Availability: Volume 1 (2005) Onwards
Research Journal of Biological Sciences
Full Text Availability: Volume 1 (2006) Onwards
Research Journal of Medical Sciences
Full Text Availability: Volume 1 (2007) Onwards
The Cardiology
Full Text Availability: Volume 1 (2005) Onwards

Thursday, June 5, 2008

Chinese Full Text Free Access Pharmaceutical Sciences Journals


Full Text Availability: Vol 1(2006) Onwards

The Journal aims at developing traditional medicines in an optimum up to date way and provides a forum for the investigation and application of traditional medicines in new procedures, new production processes, new technology and for the reporting of new trends, covering all fields of the research into traditional medicines, including resources, medical materials processing, pharmacognosy, natural product chemistry, quality criteria, pharmaceutics, pharmacology and clinical usage, as well as publishing columns such as expert-forums, reviews, full research papers, essays, and fast-reports. More details


Full Text Availability: Vol 1(2006) Onwards

The publication purpose is to accelerate home and abroad community pharmacy research. More details

Monday, June 2, 2008


OpenMED@NIC is a discipline based International Archive. It accepts [Revised policy - dated 28th March 2006] peer-reviewed documents having relevance to research in Medical and Allied Sciences including Bio-Medical, Medical Informatics, Dental, Nursing and Pharmaceutical Sciences. These could be peer-reviewed preprints, postprints (refereed journal paper) and accepted theses. In case of non-English documents, descriptive data [Author, Title, Source etc.], abstract and keywords must be in English. More details

Sunday, June 1, 2008


Read the developmental history of PSOAR and current features of this blog http://vikasposar.blogspot.com at http://www.pharmainfo.net/campus-news/developments-of-pharmaceutical-sciences-open-access-resources-psoar