Elsevier Announces the Launch of a New Open Access Journal: IBRO Reports

Feb 25, 2016, 04:34 ET from Elsevier

OXFORD, England, February 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and solutions, and the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) today announce the launch of IBRO Reports, an open access journal focused on brain research and sister journal of Neuroscience.

IBRO Reports will publish manuscripts describing the results of original research on any aspect of the brain. The journal will consider any article that is methodologically sound, including negative data, and replication studies when justified with a scientifically sound rationale.

Editor-in-Chief of IBRO Reports, Y.S. Chan, commented, "I am excited to serve the International Brain Research Organization in the role as founding Editor-in-Chief of IBRO Reports. I extend invitation to the neuroscience community for submissions of quality and original studies of the nervous system to this new journal. Publishing it open access will ensure that the information is available for the widest possible audience."

IBRO President, Pierre Magistretti added, "I believe IBRO Reports complements our existing journal Neuroscience very well and expands the scope of content we can provide to our readers. Its distinguished international editorial board will aIlso ensure high quality content and reviews."

Ross Hildrew, Executive Publisher, IBRO Reports at Elsevier added, "IBRO has created an outlet for all sound nervous system research, and we are especially pleased to launch the journal as an OA publication - an option of publishing which answers to the needs of researchers in the field."

For more information or to submit an article, visit: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/ibro-reports.

About open access publishing at Elsevier

Elsevier has been providing open access publishing options since 2005. Today, researchers can choose to publish open access in over 1,600 established peer-reviewed journals as well as over 480 open access journals and these numbers will continue to grow rapidly. All of Elsevier's open access publications have been peer reviewed, ensuring that the broader community not only reads the latest research but that it is factual, original and of the highest quality and ethical standards. For more information about Elsevier's open access program, visit http://www.elsevier.com/openaccess

About Elsevier  

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions - among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey- and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries. http://www.elsevier.com

About the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) 

IBRO is a global union of neuroscience organizations with the aim to promote and support neuroscience training, teaching, collaborative research and advocacy around the world. More than 80 international, national and regional scientific organizations constitute IBRO's Governing Council which, together with the five IBRO Regional Committees, address the needs and advance the work of neuroscientists and neuroscience research communities everywhere. In addition, IBRO partners with like-minded scientific societies and organizations to identify priorities and help bridge gaps in knowledge, investment and resources in the field of the brain research.

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