Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up August 2020

Becker Medical Library and Washington University Libraries recently renewed their contract with Elsevier and as part of the renewal process, corresponding authors from WUSTL are entitled to a 25% discount on article processing charges (APCs) for most Elsevier journals. Eligible titles include over 2,000 Elsevier-owned journals, with the exception of Cell Press and The Lancet,  [Read more]

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Locate Faculty and Find Expertise Using “Analyze Text” in Research Profiles

Discovering experts and building your multidisciplinary research team is easier than ever in Research Profiles – simply use the copy/paste search feature to analyze blocks of text from publication abstracts, research grants or funding announcements. As shown in the example below, you can use this feature to quickly identify profiles most closely related to the  [Read more]

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New Preprint Guide from Becker Library

COVID-19 has spurred an increase in preprints which are a means of sharing research findings prior to formal peer review. Preprints related to COVID-19 are being posted to preprint repositories at a rapid rate. As of March 24, 2020, there were 738 preprints in medRxiv and bioRxiv related to the COVID-19 virus; as of this  [Read more]

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Browse WashUMed’s digital repository from anywhere

Digital Commons@Becker is a great resource for research, especially because it can be accessed remotely! Digital Commons@Becker is the medical school’s repository containing scholarly works such as journal articles, meeting abstracts, posters, newsletters, videos, annual reports and other materials produced by School of Medicine faculty and staff. There are over 14,000 works in Digital Commons@Becker. The  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up June 2020

Learn more about the new NIH Preprint pilot project in PubMed Central, other news about preprints, DORA, and more. NIH Preprint Pilot Project in PubMed Central The National Library of Medicine (NLM) is preparing to launch a pilot project to test the viability of making preprints resulting from NIH-funded research available via PubMed Central (PMC).  [Read more]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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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]

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