BRIF and journal editors

chaired by Anne Cambon-Thomsen ( and Elena Bravo (

Participants: Federica Napolitani,  Anna Maria Rossi, Paola De Castro and Laurence Mabile

This subgroup is in charge with connection to editors for standardization of ID citation and for BRIF implementation when assessed, with one specific task on proposals for amending the editorial guidelines (Uniform Requirements and Cope).

Your comments are very welcome below.

If you wish to actively participate to this subgroup, please inform us by mail at:           cc:



                   PROPOSAL TO ICMJE:


Please find herein 2 files:

- the proposal to the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) for possible insertions in a future amended version of uniform requirements

- the accompanying letter.



                    PROPOSAL TO COPE:


Please read hereafter the submission proposal to the Committee of Publication Ethics (COPE) consideration, an issue associated with the use of  bioresources which has a great relevance on publication ethics.

Your comments are welcome.


_________Rome,  20-21 June 2013, BRIF Meeting:


Agenda and workshop report are attached below.


_________European Commission Public Consultation on Open Research Data, Brussels, 2 July 2013


Agenda and slides ( from P. De Castro) are attached below.


_______BRIF "Contact with editors" sub-group Meeting, 28-29 August 2014, Toulouse


Meeting highlights attached below.


AGENDA workshopBRIF_editorial_21June2013-Rome.pdf396.02 KB
2013 07 02_agenda_open-research-data_consultation.pdf78.88 KB
De Castro ECconsultation ORD_ Jul_2013_3.pdf1.24 MB
Highlights Toulouse meeting 28-29 08 2014 rev.pdf598.59 KB