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]
Need to describe your research impact beyond publications? Try the Translational Science Benefits Model
Are you struggling to describe how your research impacts the “real world”? Many folks know we have citation databases and other resources at Washington University to help researchers identify and describe the impact of their publications. Yet, increasingly researchers need to demonstrate their impact outside of academia. One resource we recommend is the Translational Science [Read more]
The scholarly publishing community continues important work in diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility. Here is a roundup of recent resources and initiatives that may be helpful for authors and peer reviewers. In 2021, JAMA and the AMA Manual of Style published Updated Guidance on the Reporting of Race and Ethnicity in Medical and Science Journals. [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]
The NIH Preprint Pilot began in June 2020 as a project by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) to make COVID-19 research discoverable in PubMed Central (PMC). In Phase 1 of the project, over 3,300 preprints reporting NIH-supported COVID-19 research were added to PMC and viewed 4 million times. Building on the success of Phase [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.