The author name you use for publications and other research activities is key to enhancing the discoverability of your research and establishing a digital presence.
In your NIH Biosketch, you have the option of including a URL (link) to a full list of your published work. The link is optional but if you choose to use it, the link MUST be to a .gov website. You can’t use a link to your university webpage, lab website or other site. “My Bibliography” is [Read more]
SciVal offers access to the research performance of 8,500 research institutions and 220 countries using publication, citation and usage data from Scopus. Scopus is a large database of peer-reviewed literature that contains 38 million publication records representing 21,915 journals worldwide covering the Sciences, Social Sciences and Arts & Humanities. SciVal is built on an integrated [Read more]
The influence of a five-sentence letter, a review of author profiles in databases, a plea for objective metrics, and article title characteristics are among the topics of the Round-up for July 2017.
Recently the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) revised its instructions for authors stating that "authors have a responsibility to evaluate the integrity, history, practices and reputation of the journals to which they submit manuscripts.” The new instruction specifically calls out so-called predatory journals and decisively puts the onus on the author to be [Read more]
A new notice from the NIH (Reporting Preprints and Other Interim Research Products, NOT-OD-17-050) indicates that interim research products, including preprints, can soon be cited where other research products are cited. This includes the NIH Biosketch and Section C of the Research Performance Progress Report (RPPR), among others. The change is effective for all applications [Read more]
Learn about correcting records for your works in PubMed, upcoming classes on the NIH Policy, My Bibliography and the NIH Biosketch, and pre-prints.