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ISTH Announces that RPTH is Now Indexed in PubMed Central®

Monday, July 30, 2018   (0 Comments)
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CHAPEL HILL, NC, USA, July 30, 2018 – The International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) is pleased to announce that its open access journal, Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH), is now indexed in PubMed Central® (PMC). All content published in RPTH, starting with the first issue, will be deposited in PMC and discoverable through PubMed. PMC is a free archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine (NIH/NLM).

Full participation in PMC has been a major goal of RPTH since its official launch in July, 2017. This achievement reflects the growing success of the journal, its high quality scientific articles, and the diversity and excellence of the editorial board and authors. RPTH is the second ISTH title to be indexed. Indexing provides greater exposure and scientific validation for the journal and greater access to authors’ articles by other scientists.  

“I am grateful to my editorial team and the authors from the global thrombosis and hemostasis community who have supported RPTH, allowing us to achieve this important milestone,” said Dr. Mary Cushman, RPTHEditor in Chief and professor of medicine at the Larner College of Medicine at the University of Vermont in the United States. “This indexing allows the journal to more broadly disseminate the important scientific discoveries we are publishing, and serve a wider research and patient community.”

Published in partnership with WileyRPTH provides an innovative new open access platform for science and discourse among researchers, clinicians and patients. Led by Cushman and supported by a world renowned editorial board, RPTH publishes a broad array of peer-reviewed article types covering the widest possible spectrum of topics in thrombosis, hemostasis and related areas. 

For more information and to submit an article for consideration, visit rpth.isth.org and follow RPTH on Twitter (@RPTHJournal).

 

About RPTH
New in 2017, RPTH is a rigorously peer-reviewed, open access, e-only publication of the ISTH that offers authors an avenue and model for publishing their research results. The peer review and publication process is streamlined and fast, and there is no barrier to library or personal access to full-text material. Submission of longer articles or publications with novel formatting content—which typically cannot be accommodated in print journals because of page limitations—is encouraged. The journal promotes publication of research providing open access data. Visit rpth.isth.org for more information.

 

About the ISTH
Founded in 1969, the ISTH is the leading worldwide not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the understanding, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of thrombotic and bleeding disorders. ISTH is an international professional membership organization with more than 5,000 clinicians, researchers and educators working together to improve the lives of patients in more than 101 countries around the world. Among its highly regarded activities and initiatives are education and standardization programs, research activities; meetings and congresses, peer-reviewed publications the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (JTH) and Research and Practice in Thrombosis and Haemostasis (RPTH), expert committees and World Thrombosis Day on 13 October. Visit ISTH online at www.isth.org.

 

Media Contact
Louise St. Germain, Director of Marketing + Membership
International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis
+1 919-929-3807
Louise_StGermain@isth.org


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