microPublication Biology

Publishing Information


microPublication and microPublication Biology is owned by the California Institute of Technology and published by the Caltech Library.

The Caltech Library advances the Institute’s mission to expand human knowledge by catalyzing information discovery and sharing. The Library maintains extensive research collections, a variety of study spaces, state-of-the-art knowledge management platforms, and a user-focused program of instruction and outreach that enhances student success at Caltech. A flagship service of the Caltech Library is publishing of Caltech-created research outputs including theses, technical reports, digital projects, research notebooks, datasets and software; the journal microPublicaiton Biology; and Open Educational resources developed for teaching and learning. The selection process for the Library’s publishing program requires partnership with one or more Caltech research groups or Academic divisions to ensure the sustainability of content and funding.

The University Librarian serves as the Publisher of Record for this academic and research publication program.

JournaleISSNYear StartedArchival ServerDOI Source
microPublication Biology2578-94302016California Institute of Technology LibraryDataCite

Data Sharing Policy

microPublication journals work directly with community supporting knowledgebases during the submission process. You can read our data sharing policy here.

Publication schedule

microPublication Biology publishes on a rolling basis, meaning we publish articles as they are submitted and accepted.

Open access statement

microPublication Biology​ is a fully open access journal as defined by OASPA and SPARC. microPublication Biology publishes under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) license, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author(s) and source are credited.

Data from accepted publications are made available to the public through delivery for curation and integration into Model Organism Databases or authoritative repositories.

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  • PubMed
  • PubMed Central
  • Europe PMC
  • DataCite
  • Directory of Open Access Scholarly Resources (ROAD)
  • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
  • Google
  • Google Scholar


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microPublication Biology is published by

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The microPublication project is supported by

The National Institute of Health -- Grant #: 1U01LM012672-01

microPublication Biology:ISSN: 2578-9430