Scholarly Publishing

What can Scopus do for you?

What is Scopus? Scopus is a citation database paid for by the library and available to users on the Washington University network or via a library proxy account. Scopus covers 22,000 journal titles and 150,000 books with over 70 million items and 1.4 billion cited references back to 1970. It also contains over 16 million  [Read more]

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ORCID ID: What is it and why should you have one?

ORCID is a non-profit organization that provides faculty, researchers and students with a unique alphanumeric identifier. The ORCID ID is a non-proprietary means of establishing your author name and identity and can be associated with scholarly works such articles, books/book chapters, posters and videos; and professional activities such as editorial work or grant submissions and  [Read more]

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Open Access Week and Digital Commons@Becker

Oct. 22-28, 2018, is Open Access Week, a global event now entering its tenth year, which is an opportunity for the academic and research community to continue to learn about the potential benefits of open access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to make open access  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-Up September 2018

Learn more about lab manuals, NCBI tools and current trends related to open access and publishing issues. The key to a happy lab life is in the manual. Nature. September 5, 2018 Mariam Aly from Columbia University in New York provides a commentary on her inspiration from  Jonathan Peelle from Washington University about sharing lab  [Read more]

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Spotlight on Washington University in St. Louis: 2015-2017 Publications

As follows is a brief overview of the 2015-2017 publications produced by authors from Washington University in St. Louis using Elsevier Scopus and SciVal. Scopus is a large database of peer-reviewed literature that contains 69 million publication records representing 25,000 journals and other sources worldwide covering the Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities. SciVal  [Read more]

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Tips to NIH Public Access Compliance: Don’t forget to check the “NIH funding” box on forms from the journal

Congratulations! Your article has been accepted to a journal. We know this is an exciting time and there are many details to manage. One key thing to remember – If NIH funding supported the work, don’t forget to check the “NIH funding” box on the publisher’s copyright form. This lets the publisher know that the  [Read more]

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