Author Resources

Author Resources

How BMJ supports the publishing journey—from novice researcher to published author.

The journey to becoming a published author is long and can be filled with questions, choices, and barriers. Conducting quality research — and getting it published and shared — require very different skills. 

Watch this brief 7-minute Author Resources video to learn how BMJ can help.

The resources featured in this video are highlighted below:


Visit the BMJ Author Hub

The Author Hub is a free online platform that researchers turn to for expert advice on every stage of the publishing process. Comprehensive guidance includes tips on how to prepare and submit a paper, open access considerations, how to promote your article, and more. 

Get your research published, discovered, and cited. 



Research to Publication

Research to Publication allows you to supplement existing sessions and curriculum with learning modules that teach and strengthen research and writing skills.  

Subscribing institutions can: 

  • Use 52 modules to supplement self-paced learning
  • Enhance their existing curriculum or “flipped classroom” initiatives
  • Encourage getting published. 20% discount applied to Article Processing charges for all of BMJ’s Gold Open Access journals.

For a full list of courses and benefits click here.



Case studies

BMJ Case Reports provides medical faculty, staff, and students an invaluable opportunity to get on the publishing pathway.

Prospective authors benefit from author tools such as: 

  • Report templates and copy-editing services
  • Peer review and a comment forum
  • Indexed by MEDLINE/PubMed, Google Scholar, Scopus, and Embase
  • Unlimited submission opportunities for subscribers only (42% acceptance rate)

This award-winning online journal has published 20k+ clinically-significant case reports—the largest peer-reviewed case reports database available.

Institutional and individual subscriptions are available. Learn more and review the information for authors.



Featured Journals

BMJ Open Quality is a peer-reviewed, Open Access journal covering all content in healthcare improvement work.

The journal provides resources to support quality improvement work, such as templates to help researchers conduct and write up quality improvement projects.

Benefits for authors:

  • Article types range from original research to SQUIRE-based QI projects, value-based initiatives, and more 
  • Valuable editorial feedback with each submission
  • Multimedia resources include author videos, blogs, and podcasts
  • Unlimited submission opportunities (56% acceptance rate)
  • Indexed by PubMed Central, DOAJ, Google Scholar, and Scopus

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