Calling all cyberfans
The Student BMJ launches its new all singing, all dancing website
- By: Siân Knight
In June 1995 the Student BMJ took its first tentative steps into cyberspace. Although today“s web savvy society may find it difficult to believe, the four years that have passed since then have produced a huge step in internet development. Four student editors, 44 editions, three redesigns, and 931 posted articles later, archive.student.bmj.com has evolved from its humble beginnings as a six article showcase into a full text, fully searchable rollercoaster of a website.
This month marks the launch of the redesigned Student BMJ website. In addition to archives going back to 1995 and a search engine, archive.student.bmj.com contains several new features we hope you will find useful. Modelling ourselves on our parent, www.bmj.com, we now offer a rapid response system, meaning the lengthy delay between an article appearing in the paper journal and a letter written in response to it being published two or three months later can be