Development (journal)

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Development  
Cover of Development Volume 143, Issue 13 (2019).jpg
DisciplineDevelopmental biology
LanguageEnglish
Edited byJames Briscoe
Publication details
Former name(s)
Journal of Embryology and Experimental Morphology
History1953–present
Publisher
Frequency24/year
Delayed (after 6 months)
5.763 (2018)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4Development
Indexing
ISSN0950-1991 (print)
1477-9129 (web)
OCLC no.15088415
Links

Development is a bi-weekly peer-reviewed scientific journal in the field of developmental biology that covers cellular and molecular mechanisms of animal and plant development.[1] It is published by The Company of Biologists. Development is partnered with Publons, is part of the Review Commons initiative and has two-way integration with bioRxiv.[2]

In 2009, the BioMedical & Life Sciences Division of the Special Libraries Association included Development in their list of top 100 journals in Biology and Medicine over the last 100 years.[3]

Brief history[edit]

Originally called Journal of Embryology and Experimental Morphology (ISSN 0022-0752) and established in 1953, the journal provided a periodical that would be primarily devoted to morphogenesis.[4][5]

In 1987, the journal was renamed Development. The journal’s full archive from 1953 is available online. Development is now a hybrid journal and publishes 24 issues a year. Content over 6 months old is free to read.[6]

Scope and content[edit]

Development publishes original research articles and reports, techniques and resources, reviews, and primers across the spectrum of animal and plant developmental biology.[7][8]

Topics covered include:

The journal operates on a continuous publication model. The final version of record is released online as soon as it is ready.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

Development is abstracted and/or indexed by:[6]

Development is a signatory of the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA).[6]

the Node[edit]

the Node is an online community that was launched by Development in 2010. It is a place for developmental biologists to share news and information about the field. Anyone in the community can create an account and contribute.[9]

Journal management[edit]

Past editors[edit]

Journal of Embryology and Experimental Morphology

Development

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Home | Development". dev.biologists.org. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  2. ^ "News from Development | Development". dev.biologists.org. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  3. ^ "DBIO: Top 100 Journals in Biology and Medicine". dbiosla.org. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  4. ^ "Development: moving on in 2006" (PDF). Development.
  5. ^ "Development in 2007: new developments and sad goodbyes" (PDF). Development.
  6. ^ a b c "About Development | Development". dev.biologists.org. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  7. ^ "Article types | Development". dev.biologists.org. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  8. ^ "Aims and scope | Development". dev.biologists.org. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  9. ^ "About the Node | Development". dev.biologists.org. Retrieved 2020-03-03.
  10. ^ Briscoe, James (2010-02-01). "An interview with Olivier Pourquié". Development. 137 (3): 361–362. doi:10.1242/dev.047191. ISSN 0950-1991. PMID 20081184.
  11. ^ Bray, Sarah; Storey, Kate; Brown, Katherine (2018-03-15). "A new Editor-in-Chief for Development". Development. 145 (6). doi:10.1242/dev.165266. ISSN 0950-1991. PMID 29588291.
  12. ^ Brown, Katherine (2018-03-15). "An interview with James Briscoe". Development. 145 (6). doi:10.1242/dev.165274. ISSN 0950-1991. PMID 29588292.