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September 23, 2009
GMS portal relaunched

The GMS portal has been extensively redesigned. It underwent a complete conversion to a modern technical basis and a refreshment of layout and has now a better usability with clearer navigation. We hope you like the new face of GMS!

September 22, 2009
"GMS Psycho-Social-Medicine" now in PubMed Central

"GMS Psycho-Social-Medicine" is our second journal that we just managed to incorporate into PubMed Central. You will find fulltexts of all articles appeared in "GMS Psycho-Social-Medicine"  within PubMed Central here.


September 9, 2009
First GMS journal to be indexed in MEDLINE

Since mid-August, our journal "GMS German Medical Science" is completely indexed in the MEDLINE database and thus available via the PubMed search engine ( For each found article, you can access the free fulltext at very quickly thanks to PubMed's LinkOut feature. Besides, access to the PubMed Central fulltext versions of the articles is also possible.


September 2, 2009
Annual Convention of the German Medical Education Society 2009 online

This year’s annual convention will take place from October 8 to 10, 2009 in Freiburg.


August 31, 2009
54th Annual Meeting of the German Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology Society (GMDS 2009) online

The 54th conference of the German Medical Informatics, Biometry and Epidemiology Society will be held in Essen on September 7th to 10th, 2009. Keynotes and presentations will amongst others cover topics from:


August 11, 2009
"GMS German Medical Science" now in PubMed Central

It has been a good deal of work, but we finally made it: our journal "GMS German Medical Science" is now available in PubMed Central! All new articles in English language will be deposited in PMC soon after publication from now on. You will find "GMS German Medical Science" in PubMed Central here. To search for articles within PMC, please follow this link.


August 11, 2009
Annual Meeting 2009 of the German Medical Library Association online

The annual meeting of the German Medical Library Association (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Medizinisches Bibliothekswesen e. V. - AGMB) themed: "Medical libraries: Lighthouses in the ocean of electronic information" will be held in Hamburg, Germany from September 7th to 9th, 2009. Focal points of this year's meeting is the use of e-media in medical libraries. Further speeches focus on learning environments needed to use electronic information and on the German copyright law. A new session for exchange of experiences widens the abilities to get in contact with like-minded people In addition there will be a meeting of working teams, workshops, product reviews and a commercial exhibition.


July 9, 2009
Abstracts of the Congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons (DOC) online

This year's 22nd international congress of German Ophthalmic Surgeons was held as a joint meeting with the AAO/ISRS from June 18th to 21st at Nuremberg's Trade Fair Centre (CCN Ost). Europe's largest congress of ophthalmic surgeons features not only live surgery and keynote lectures but also numerous courses, wetlabs and seminars. Short scientific free papers, scientific posters and video recordings from all areas of ophthalmic surgery complement the program.


July 8, 2009
Now on GMS: bilingual article presentation

Contributions written completely bi-lingual, e.g. with English and German fulltext, are now displayed in a user-friendly manner. To switch language in the online version, simply use the language button in the upper right corner. In our printer- and eye-friendly PDF, both language versions are arranged one after another.


June 30, 2009
22nd Annual Meeting of the German Retina Society online

The 22nd Annual Meeting of the German Retina Society took place on June 26th and 27th in Berlin in the historical Langenbeck-Virchow House. The meeting was focused on tumor diseases of the posterior segment.

You may access the conference website via

The abstracts are now available in English and German on the GMS website:
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