Wednesday, September 17, 2008
Leading research institutions to further develop free global online access to findings of UK life sciences
"Eight leading biomedical research funding organisations, including Government bodies, Research Councils and Charities, have approved funding to further develop the UK PubMed Central website over the next three years. The development will be carried out by the British Library, the University of Manchester and the European Molecular Biology Laboratory's European Bioinformatics Institute (EMBL-EBI), in close consultation with the UK's biomedical and health researchers. Since being launched in January 2007, UKPubMed Central has expanded to offer 1.3 million full-text, peer-reviewed research papers through its online digital archive"