The full list of participating journals:
Anesthesia Progress, 1954, Allen Press Annals of Surgery, 1885, LiWW Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1947, RCSE Biochemical Journal, 1906, Portland Press British Medical Journal (BMJ), 1853, BMJ Publishing Group British Journal of Cancer, 1947, Nature Publishing Group British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, 1974, Blackwell Publishing British Journal of General Practice, 1952, RCGP British Journal of Pharmacology, 1946, Nature Publishing Group Clinical and Experimental Immunology, 1966, Blackwell Publishing Epidemiology and Infection, 1901, Cambridge University Press Immunology, 1958, Blackwell Publishing International Journal of Experimental Pathology, 1920, Blackwell Publishing Journal of Anatomy, 1866, Blackwell Publishing Journal of Physiology, 1878, Blackwell Publishing Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 1809, RSM Press Medical History, 1957, UCL.
NB these are the current journal names – some journals have had several name changes.
In addition to the journals being digitised under this project, the NLM is also digitising additional journals, including the Journal of Clinical Investigation, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and The EMBO Journal.
JISC is a joint committee of the UK further and higher education funding bodies and is responsible for supporting the innovative use of information and communication technology (ICT) to support learning, teaching and research.It is best known for providing the JANET network, a range of support, content and advisory services, and a portfolio of high-quality resources.
This project is one of six digitisation projects being managed by JISC with funding from HEFCE (Higher Education Funding Council for England). The JISC programme represents a total investment of some £10 million in the digitisation of high-quality online content, including sound, moving pictures, newspapers, census data, journals and parliamentary papers for use by the UK further and higher education communities.
The Wellcome Trust was awarded the first Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC) Europe Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly Communications by SPARC Europe, for its work on open access. SPARC Europe represents over 100 European research-led university libraries from 14 European countries.
About the National Library of Medicine
The National Library of Medicine (NLM), on the campus of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, is the world's largest medical library. The Library collects materials in all areas of biomedicine and health care, as well as works on biomedical aspects of technology, the humanities, and the physical, life, and social sciences. The collections stand at more than 8 million items: books, journals, technical reports, manuscripts, microfilms, photographs and images. Housed within the Library is one of the world's finest medical history collections of old and rare medical works. The Library's collection may be consulted in the reading room or requested on interlibrary loan.
For 125 years, the Library published the Index Medicus, a monthly subject/author guide to articles in 4000 journals. This information, and much more, is today available in PubMed. PubMed has more than 16 million Medline journal article references and abstracts going back to the mid-1960s,with another 1.5 million references back to the early 1950s. Additional citations are being added from the backfiles of journals scanned for PubMed Central.
About the Wellcome Library
The Wellcome Library is one of the world's greatest collections for the study of the history of medicine. The print, manuscript audio, film, pictorial and digital collections are a national treasure and an unrivalled intellectual resource.
About the Wellcome Trust
The Wellcome Trust is the most diverse biomedical research charity in the world, spending about £450 million every year both in the UK and internationally to support and promote research that will improve the health of humans and animals. The Trust was established under the will of Sir Henry Wellcome, and is funded from a private endowment, which is managed with long-term stability and growth in mind.