Mastering Information, Science and Informatics

Introducing MDClone version 6

The WashU instance of MDClone, recently upgraded to version 6, offers a more intuitive and compact user interface than previous versions.

Announcements, Science and Informatics

Virtual office hours

Weekly office hours sessions resume Tuesday, July 12, 2022, from 10 a.m.–12 p.m.

Mastering Information, Science and Informatics

Prepare for NIH Data Management and Sharing Plans Using the DMPTool

Beginning with the January 25, 2023 grant cycle, the NIH will enact a policy requiring all NIH grant submissions to include a two page Data Management and Sharing plan (henceforth referred to as the plan). The plan outlines how the investigator will store, protect, and ultimately share research data generated from NIH funds. You can begin  [Read more]

Announcements

Upcoming Login Changes for eRA Commons and NCBI Users

This page was updated April 27, 2022. The ways you log in to eRA Commons and NCBI accounts will be changing. eRA Commons NIH announced that two-factor authentication will soon be required for eRA Commons users as of early 2022.  Two options are available: Login.gov. account. With one login.gov account, users can sign into multiple  [Read more]

Announcements

NCBI is Transitioning to Federated Credentials in June 2021

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 users to login to their MyNCBI portal for resources such as PubMed, My Bibliography, and SciENcv. NCBI-managed login credentials also allow users to  [Read more]

Science and Informatics

Preparing for the costs of data management and sharing plans

Data management and sharing plans are becoming a more common requirement from funders. The NSF requires a data management plan (DMP) for grant submissions, which includes a section describing how data will be shared. The NIH has released a draft of a data management and sharing policy that, when implemented, will require a description of  [Read more]

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