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For Editorial Board Members

Welcome to the For Editorial Board Members page. This page provides links to resources that will support you in your role for the journal. We recommend bookmarking these links in your browser for future reference. 

BMC Series Editorial Community Site

For training, guidance and resources


Accessing your Editorial Board Member account in our submission systems

To manage submissions you are handling through peer review


Editorial Responsibilities and FAQs

For information on your responsibilities, expectations and benefits


Springer Nature Code of Conduct for Editors

The code of conduct you have agreed to adhere to when handling manuscripts on behalf of the journal

Annual journal metrics

  • Speed
    96 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only
    62 days to first decision for all manuscripts
    217 days from submission to acceptance
    16 days from acceptance to publication

    Citation impact
    2.655 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.297 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.445 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    1.098 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)

    Usage 
    6,851,288 downloads

    Social media impact
    5912 Altmetric mentions

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