Microbiology and addiction science – new AKJournals Collections put in focus

The science of infections and the science of addictions – Hungary’s leading scientific publisher, Akadémiai Kiadó, is adding two Collections by AKJournals, the journal publishing branch, to the ScienceOpen platform. New release addresses the topic of human health from two diverse perspectives: of microbiology & immunology and of behavioural addictions. The new featured Collections will join the ranks of AKJournals‘ three immense topical selections of research, all in one place on the newly launched Publisher Landing page of Akadémiai Kiadó. For your convenience, here’s the overview:

Methods by AKJournals | Life Sciences by AKJournals | Psychology by AKJournals (NEW) European Journal of Microbiology and Immunology
(NEW) Journal of Behavioral Addictions

New Collections by AKJournals

With the content being completely open access, AKJournals’ latest launch provides additional digital resources in the fields of medicine and of psychology for everyone to use! The featured research not only is very timely, but also its publishing standards are at the highest level, adhering both to publishing best practice and to ethical conduct guidelines for peer-review. This release is not to be missed on, so without any further ado, let’s dive in and explore AKJournals‘ new Collections!

The science of infections – European Journal of Microbiology and Immunology

European Journal of Microbiology and Immunology reports new discoveries in the field of medical microbiology and immunology of infection. Its major focus is on: infections caused by pathogenic bacteria and parasites; molecular mechanisms of pathogenicity; host pathogen interaction; innate and adaptive immunity to infection and antimicrobial chemotherapy.

Papers submitted are subject to single blind peer review performed by two independent reviewers. Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement of European Journal of Microbiology and Immunology: The journal follows the COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors and the COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers announced by the Committee on Publication Ethics.

The science of addictions – Journal of Behavioral Addictions  

The aim of the journal is to create a forum for the scientific information exchange with regard to behavioral addictions. The journal is a broad focused interdisciplinary one that publishes manuscripts on different approaches of non-substance addictions, research reports focusing on the addictive patterns of various behaviors, especially disorders of the impulsive-compulsive spectrum, and also publishes reviews in these topics. Coverage ranges from genetic and neurobiological research through psychological and clinical psychiatric approaches to epidemiological, sociological and anthropological aspects.

The Journal of Behavioral Addictions declares its support for and follows the ethical principles enshrined in the Farmington Consensus and is a full member of the International Society of Addiction Journal Editors (ISAJE).

Promote your research results with AKJournals and ScienceOpen

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The content of the Collections by AKJournals is put in context of millions of indexed articles on ScienceOpen. Discovering research and related articles becomes easy thanks to the rich network of information on disciplines, related citations, keywords, and authors. This feature is beneficial for both readers, who can quickly find the right article, and authors, whose publications become more discoverable and accessible to wider audience. Moreover, each featured article becomes open to community curation (commenting, post-publication peer review, Collection curation) and is automatically equipped with article-level metrics, that the authors can conveniently trace. To best serve the researchers, the partnership between AKJournals and ScienceOpen combines best publishing standards with efficient and interactive communication channels for research results. To learn more about the submission guidelines, click a “Submit a manuscript” button attached to a Collection banner.


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