International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology, formerly International Journal of Systematic Bacteriology (IJSB), is the official journal of record for novel prokaryotic taxa. It is the official publication of the International Committee on Systematics of Prokaryotes and the Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology Division of the International Union of Microbiological Societies. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology is published by the Society for General Microbiology, a learned society that promotes microbiology at all levels, and has a 2013 Impact factor of 2.798. The Editor-in-Chief is Professor Aharon Oren.
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The Society for General Microbiology’s gold open access option is now known as OpenMicrobiology (formerly SGM Open). OpenMicrobiology allows authors and their funding bodies to make the final published version of their article freely available online upon payment of an article processing charge.