Mastering Information

Introducing a New Guide for COVID-19 Resources

Information about the COVID-19 pandemic is quickly evolving and it can be difficult to keep up with new information published every day. Becker Library’s new Guide to COVID-19 Resources provides links to help clinicians, investigators and consumers efficiently find information and resources related to COVID-19. Of particular interest are: Data and tracking resources Free COVID-19 literature Preprints  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

COVID-19 Preprints and Publications

With the advent of COVID-19 there has been an uptick of preprints and other publications along with efforts by publishers and vendors to share research materials such as journal articles, books and book chapters, data sets, etc. Preprints related to COVID-19 are being posted to preprint repositories at a rapid rate. As of March 24,  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up November 2019

Learn more about the revised version of NCBI My Bibliography, a look at 150 years of scientific works from Nature, and a new policy on preprints from Nature Springer. A new version (version 3.0) of NCBI My Bibliography was launched in May and includes a new interface. Features include a color-coded view of compliance status,  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

Finding Tombstones in the Literature

Did you know that the word tombstone can also refer to a work that has been retracted after publication? The record for the work remains in the database as a placeholder and contains information as to the retraction along with a link to the retraction notice. Per Retraction Guidelines from the Committee on Publication Ethics  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up September 2019

Learn more about CVs, scientific posters and the revised NEJM guidelines for statistical reporting. The Office of Faculty Affairs provides a template and guidance for CVs for the faculty in the School of Medicine. A new CV tool called WUPS  was recently launched by the Department of Pediatrics for all WU faculty. It is a  [Read more]

Announcements

ORCID and NIH Grant Announcement

The NIH recently announced that ORCID IDs will soon be required for many grants offered by the NIH, AHRQ and CDC. This requirement focuses on individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards. Some awards will require ORCID IDs as early as October 2019, while others will begin to require ORCID  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up July 2019

Learn more about a new clinical research preprint server, NSF and SciENcv, and updated guidance for My Bibliography. The Do’s & Don’ts of Hyperlinks in Grant Applications. Posted on May 13, 2019 by NIH Staff. The do’s and don’ts of hyperlinks in grant applications are simple: Do include hyperlinks when explicitly requested in application guide,  [Read more]

Scholarly Publishing

NIH Public Access Compliance: Grant Funding Acknowledgements

Acknowledging your funding is a good practice of responsible conduct of research, a requirement of receiving the funding and a critical step to help demonstrate the impact of funding to policymakers and taxpayers. It is important to be consistent when acknowledging grant-funding sources, especially for NIH Public Access Compliance. Here are some tips that can  [Read more]

1 2 3 6