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Announcing bepress 2009 prices and news
The Berkeley Electronic Press (2008)
  • Irene Perciali

Announcing bepress 2009 prices and news

The Berkeley Electronic Press is pleased to announce the 2009 price list for our journals and for ResearchNow, the collection of all bepress journals.

You will find the 2009 journal list and prices at:

bepress Journals in 2008 – Impact and Growth

Two bepress journals received their first impact factor in 2008, each with a stellar first showing.

SAGMB is now the #5 ranked statistics journal in ISI Statistical Applications in Genetics and Molecular Biology (SAGMB) received an outstanding first impact factor in the 2007 Journal Citation Reports from Thomson/ISI. The journal’s impact factor is 2.167. It ranks #5 of all 91 statistics journal in the ISI Science Citation Index. In its first year, SAGMB joins such established titles as Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, and Journal of the Royal Statistics Society B, in the top five. SAGMB also ranks 155th out of 263 biochemistry & molecular biology journals, a category that includes some of the most heavily cited titles in science research, such as Cell and PLoS Biology.

Another bepress journal, International Journal of Chemical Reactor Engineering (IJCRE), also received its first impact factor with the 2007 Journal Citation Reports. The journal’s impact factor is 0.75, and it ranks 58th out of the 114 chemical engineering journals in the Science Citation Index. IJCRE remains the only journal in its field that focuses on chemical reactor engineering.

Studies in Nonlinear Dynamics & Econometrics (SNDE) now has an impact factor of 0.593, and ranks #104 out of 191 economics journals. SNDE's impact and rank has grown steadily over the past years: the 2007 impact factor represents a 42% increase over its 2005 impact factor of 0.418. SNDE is well on its way to becoming one of the top-ranked econometrics journals in the field.

bepress also added four new titles to our list in the past year, strengthening our collections in law and policy in particular.

Issues in Legal Scholarship (available as a single journal for the first time):
Journal of Drug Policy Analysis:
Law & Ethics of Human Rights:
Studies in Ethics, Law, and Technology:

For more information about bepress journals, visit

The new face of ResearchNow

In response to our customers, who want the freedom to build the collections they really want, bepress has reinvented the way we do collections.

We are pleased to introduce our new opt-in model for ResearchNow. We have fenced off our collection at its current level of 42 journals – this is our 2009 collection. Going forward, subscribers will be able to renew only this core collection. Or, they can opt in to new journals as they prefer, one by one or as a discounted yearly package of all new journals.

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2009 – bepress’s 10th Year Anniversary

In 2009, bepress marks its tenth year anniversary. We look forward to celebrating our ten years of growth with all of you throughout the year. Sign up for our journal news feed to stay tuned:

Publication Date
September, 2008
Citation Information
Irene Perciali. "Announcing bepress 2009 prices and news" The Berkeley Electronic Press Vol. Journal Information (2008)
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