Pre-METM Symposium

International projection of Spanish biomedical journals:
opportunities and limitations

METM 06, Barcelona
26 October 2006

Thursday 26, 16:00-19:30, Room 1


Symposium for scientific editors and others involved in the publication of biomedical journals. This event is an opportunity to come together to share information, discuss concerns and analyze international publishing standards as well as to consider the advantages and challenges of translating Spanish language journals to English, indexing them in international databases and posting them on digital platforms that reach the world. Sponsor: Elsevier Doyma.


ICMJE Guidelines, Their Recent Changes, and Their Implications
to the Editor and Referee’s Roles

Ana Marušic: Co-Editor in Chief of the Croatian Medical Journal, member of the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors and of the board of the Council of Science Editors


Cover-to-Cover Bilingual Publication of Scientific Journals:
A Trend With Benefits – But Also New Challenges

Mary Ellen Kerans: Freelance translator and editor


Medline and Thomson Scientific – Successful Evaluation Strategies

David Tempest: Director, Research & Academic Relations, Elsevier


Critical Mass – the Benefits of Science Direct for Journal Usage and Visibility

Judson Dunham: Product Manager for Science Direct