Scholarly Publishing

Scholarly Publishing Round-up June 2021

Learn more about upcoming login changes to eRA Commons accounts, the new Science Advisor for the White House, PMC Labs, and more. As of September 2021, NIH/eRA and its partner agencies will require all external users to only use to access eRA’s external modules including Commons, Commons Mobile, IAR and ASSIST. For more information  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up April 2021

Scholarly Publishing Round-up April 2021 Learn more about upcoming changes to the NIH Biosketch and the new public access section of Google Scholar author profile pages. Search Scholarly Materials Preserved in the Internet Archive. Looking for a research paper but can’t find a copy in your library’s catalog or popular search engines? Give Internet Archive  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up February 2021

Learn more about the upcoming NCBI login transition, the new NIH RePORTER, preprints in Scopus, and more. NCBI is Transitioning to Federated Credentials NCBI will be transitioning from NCBI-managed login credentials to federated account login credentials managed by eRA Commons, Google or by a university point of access (WUSTL Key).  NCBI-managed login credentials currently allow  [Read more]


Find mentors, list mentoring and education activities in Research Profiles

For many faculty, teaching and mentoring are as important a part of their professional life as being a researcher or a clinician. To better reflect these responsibilities and interests, Research Profiles was recently expanded to include information on education and mentoring activities as part of an individual profile. In addition to highlighting faculty’s work as  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up December 2020

Learn more about the Transparency in Author Contributions in Science (TACS) list, ORCID IDs, and an updated methodology for Journal Citation Reports. Interested in learning which journals are committed to authorship standards such as the CRediT Taxonomy or requiring ORCID IDs? See the Transparency in Author Contributions in Science (TACS) list from the National Academy  [Read more]

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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]


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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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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