Librarians & collection managers

Discover the latest clinical knowledge and opinion

BMJ Journals is a collection of more than 70 medical and allied science titles. They are published by BMJ, the global healthcare knowledge provider and pioneer in developing open access.

Sharing knowledge and expertise to create a healthier world

Open Access at BMJ – BMJ is a champion of open access to promote knowledge and accelerate discoveries. We place great importance on increasing the reach and use of what we publish, and we are actively reshaping the way medical research is conducted and disseminated.

The research in our flagship journal, The BMJ, has always been free to read, and in 2011 we launched our first and largest open-access medical journal, BMJ Open.

Make the most of your subscription

Librarian Hub  – Providing the tools and resources you need to successfully introduce and integrate BMJ journals and solutions at your institution. Start by selecting a product or service in the left-hand column.

Today, a third of our journals are fully open-access, and we also make academic research freely accessible and discoverable with hybrid publication models. We continue to support the transition of publicly-funded research to open access, and the majority of our hybrid journals have been given Transformative Journal status by cOAlition S.

Tips for driving usage within your institution

Usage Reporting – BMJ provides usage statistics that are compliant with the COUNTER Code of Practice for Release 5.

Five years of librarian perspectives

Looking Back, Forging Ahead – BMJ and Doody Enterprises began interviewing North American health science librarians. The goal was simple for both organizations – to connect with the librarian community through story-sharing.