BMJ should review its policy on reprintsBMJ 1995; 311 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.311.7013.1169a (Published 28 October 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;311:1169
- David Cummins,
- Richard M Osborn
- Consultant haematologist Library manager Harefield Hospital, Middlesex UB9 6JH
EDITOR,--Richard Smith and Tony Delamothe wish to further the dream of their distant predecessors who wrote: “Those whom seas sever and distances divide the BMJ now joins in close communion andfrequent converse on common… scientific interests.”1 We wonder how they reconcile these sentiments with the BMJ Publishing Group's policy of charging authors for reprints of published articles.
Reprints are vital in parts of the world …