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Wednesday, May 07, 2008

New OA journal on urology

UroToday Inc. Launches a Unique "No Cost" Open Access Journal Focused on Urology and Urologic Oncology, press release, May 6, 2008.

UroToday Inc. announces the launch of the UroToday International JournalŪ (UIJ), a new online, peer-reviewed, fast-tracked urology and urologic oncology publication. The uniquely targeted journal focuses on the professional global urology and urologic oncology audience. UroToday Inc. strives to elevate access to education for urology and urologic oncology professionals worldwide. ...

UroToday International JournalŪ runs directly off of the already prominent and internationally read web platform, introduced at launch to over 55,000 professionals in urology and urologic oncology including radiation oncology.

From the inaugural Letter from the Editor, dated May 5:

... There is no charge to register, submit or publish an article in the UIJ. Additionally there are no charges for color figures. There is no other urology journal offering this unique approach to achieve peer-review publication.

UIJ reaches currently over 55,000 professionals in urology. UIJ will open for general submission of manuscripts on May 31st, 2008 for the July issue.

All manuscripts will be subject to rigorous peer-review. All accepted articles will be given Digital Object Identifier (DOI) numbers so that they can be retrieved and indexed by Pubmed as soon as the pending application from UroToday International Journal has been accepted. ...