Learn more about the recommendations from ICJME for authors and AI, the Highly Cited Researchers list for 2023, the new Article Development Charge from the American Chemical Society, and a new video that helps researchers assess journal quality. Authors and AI The ICJME Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing, and Publication of Scholarly Work in [Read more]
This is the first of a two-part series on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in biomedicine. Part I includes an introduction to AI, its definitions, WashU announcements and policies, and resources; and Part II will focus on authorship and copyright issues related to AI and publishing. What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Per Oxford English dictionary (OED), AI [Read more]
During the month of September, Washington University School of Medicine scholarly works were downloaded more than 30,000 times across multiple countries from Digital Commons@Becker. Digital Commons@Becker is the institutional repository for Washington University School of Medicine (WUSM), hosting the scholarly work created here at WUSM to enhance both the research outputs’ visibility and access. Digital [Read more]
Preparing for Upcoming Federal Public Access Policies: What Does it Mean for School of Medicine Researchers?
In August 2022, the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP) issued a memo: Ensuring Free, Immediate, and Equitable Access to Federally Funded Research (OSTP 2022 Nelson Memo), that directs federal agencies to update their public access policies per OSTP 2013 Holdren Memo. The policies pertain to publications, scientific data underlying publications, and [Read more]
Learn more about upcoming events for Open October 2023, new SciENcv tools for NSF applicants, and My Bibliography. Open October 2023 Join us for a series of seminars highlighting trends in open science, open data and open access. The Keynote seminar, Expanding public access: Perspectives from NIH, NSF and NASA, will feature Jessica Tucker, Martin [Read more]
Waiver of APCs for WashU Authors for Cambridge University Press Journals Becker Medical Library and Washington University Libraries are pleased to announce a new agreement (January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2023) with Cambridge University Press (CUP) that entitles corresponding authors from WashU a full waiver of Article Processing Charges (APCs) for nearly 400 journals. [Read more]
While researchers already have to comply with items like the new Data Management Sharing Policy1, NSPM-332, the August OSTP memo3, and ORCID may feel like one more thing to check off the list, there are many reasons it’s worthwhile and even rewarding to devote a bit of your time to ORCID. If used effectively, an [Read more]
Learn more about SciENcv, how to make your work more openly available, the expansion of the NIH Preprint Pilot, and the Highly Cited Researchers list for 2022.