OA Microbiology is a multidisciplinary open access 'peer reviewed' journal that publishes basic, clinical and applied research concerning all aspects of microbiology including:
Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology
Microbial Structure & Function
Fungi & other Eucaryotic Protists
Infection & Immunity Microbial Ecology
Physiology, Metabolism & Enzymology
Virology, Genetics & Molecular Biology
OA Microbiology is committed to publishing high quality 'peer reviewed' manuscripts that illustrate the most important and 'cutting edge' developments in all areas of microbiology.
Why publish in OA Microbiology
We will facilitate article submission, rapid article quality assurance through 'peer review', article formatting and processing to a final product which will allow high visibility, impact and provoke debate.
Member of the Publication Integrity and Ethics (PIE).
Tracked/indexed by Google Scholar, CNKI, J-Gate
Manuscripts will be held on local and remote servers to allow 'Open Access'. Manuscripts are archived after each journal volume. Archives will be accessible for 'Open Access'.
Distance Learning Courses
Our publisher has negotiated a discount for its editors, reviewers and authors to undertake (distant learning- fully online) short courses related to research integrity and publication ethics, law and medical ethics, research governance, good ethical practice, leadership and management. These courses are approved by the Publication Integrity & Ethics.
Association for Medical Ethics
The Association for Medical Ethics promotes the care of patients absent of any consideration of financial gain or loss based on choice of surgical equipment, implant, manufacturer, hospital or surgery center.
OAPL has adopted the Ethical Rules of Disclosure of the Association for Medical Ethics for all its journals.
Publication Integrity & Ethics (π)
A UK-based not-for-profit organization promoting integrity and ethics in the publishing sector through its guidelines and code of conduct.
P.I.E.'s main aim is to pave the way for a better publishing ethical environment that sets out the standards of a good and ethical editorial behaviour.
Whilst P.I.E. (π) promotes editorial freedom, at the same time, it also ensures that this freedom is not violated by editorial misconduct and plagiarism.
in their submitted articles. It is assumed that all submitted original research studies, research studies, hypothesis, methodologies, short communications, case studies, case reports & case series have been conducted to the highest ethical standards.