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Reproduction online ISSN 1741-7899; print ISSN 1470-1626

Frequency of publication: continuous publication in monthly issues


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Why join the Reproduction community?


2020 Impact Factor: 3.906

Reproduction is an official journal of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility. It is a leading global journal that publishes original research articles, reviews and point of view articles devoted to reproductive and developmental biology, and reproductive medicine. The journal has average monthly page views of 25,700.

Reproduction is a hybrid open-access journal and authors of subscribing institutions receive a 50% discount on open-access article processing charges (see below).


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Read and Publish Deals, including free unlimited open-access publishing

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Institutions who sign up to the agreement get unlimited access to our five hybrid journals and archives; plus free open-access publishing for corresponding authors in these titles. At the moment, this deal is only available to institutions in the UK, and is available to order through JISC.

Participating journals:

Endocrine-Related Cancer
European Journal of Endocrinology
Journal of Endocrinology
Journal of Molecular Endocrinology

List of participating institutions


Why choose a Read and Publish agreement?

  • Transparent, cost-neutral pricing, with prices fixed for 2 years.
  • Easy to administer: one annual fee covers both usage and publishing.
  • Helps your institution to meet funding requirements, and to make open access the default publishing choice.


Find out more

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Reduced open-access article processing charges for authors at subscribing institutions

Corresponding authors submitting to the following Bioscientifica journals are entitled to a 50% discount on open-access article processing charges (APCs) if their institution holds a current subscription to that journal:
Journal of Endocrinology
Journal of Molecular Endocrinology
Endocrine-Related Cancer
European Journal of Endocrinology
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Digital preservation

Bioscientifica and the Society for Reproduction and Fertility are committed to the long term preservation of the digital scholarly record and participate in LOCKSS and Portico. Articles for which authors selected the Open Access Option are also preserved in PubMed Central (and mirrors).


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Prior to August 2018:
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September 2018 onwards:
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Bioscientifica's publishing partners

Bioscientifica has expertise as an STM publisher in choosing its strategic direction and development priorities. As such, it carefully selects key alliances within the publishing industry to fulfil the increasingly complex needs of the communities we serve. Our key alliances are listed here.