Thieme expands open access publishing program, unveils Ultrasound International Open journal

Medical and scientific publisher Thieme has announced the latest addition to their open access publishing program, Ultrasound International Open (UIO). Edited by an international group of ultrasound experts, this open access journal covers the field of interdisciplinary ultrasound in medicine and biology and will publish four times a year starting in 2015. The journal will be presented for the first time during ‘Ultraschall 2014’ beginning on October, 29 in Innsbruck, Austria. Manuscript submissions are being accepted from this day forward.

‘Ultrasound International Open’ complements Thieme’s subscription journal ‘European Journal of Ultrasound’ (Ultraschall in der Medizin). Authors interested in publishing in UIO can find all necessary information at Thieme Open. This website provides authors with a comprehensive overview of the numerous open-access publishing options provided by Thieme.

‘Ultrasound International Open’ (UIO) is an open access journal in the field of interdisciplinary ultrasound. It covers all the latest developments in ultrasound in medicine and biology, with an emphasis on clinical applications. UIO publishes original research articles and reviews, as well as illustrated case reports highlighting unique or unusual clinical cases. Manuscript submissions are being accepted from end of October at:

The announcement of the creation of ‘Ultrasound International Open’ also coincides with the international Open Access Week.

Thieme Publishing Group continuously expands its Open Access portfolio. Authors can currently choose from twelve journals dedicated entirely to open access. Additionally, Thieme has been offering print authors an online publication option since 2006. Authors can choose to publish articles that appear in Thieme subscription journals on the online journal platform, making them freely and immediately available online upon publication of the print issue. All articles published in Open Access journals are available to read for free via Thieme E-Journals.