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Scholarly Publishing Round-up July 2019

Learn more about a new clinical research preprint server, NSF and SciENcv, and updated guidance for My Bibliography. The Do’s & Don’ts of Hyperlinks in Grant Applications. Posted on May 13, 2019 by NIH Staff. The do’s and don’ts of hyperlinks in grant applications are simple: Do include hyperlinks when explicitly requested in application guide,  [Read more]

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NIH Public Access Compliance: Grant Funding Acknowledgements

Acknowledging your funding is a good practice of responsible conduct of research, a requirement of receiving the funding and a critical step to help demonstrate the impact of funding to policymakers and taxpayers. It is important to be consistent when acknowledging grant-funding sources, especially for NIH Public Access Compliance. Here are some tips that can  [Read more]

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NCBI My Bibliography: New Interface

A new version of NCBI My Bibliography was launched earlier this week and includes a new interface. Other features include a color-coded view of compliance status, filtering by compliance status, and functionality on your phone. One big change is that the “My Bibliography” and “Other Citations” collections have been combined into one collection. This will  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up May 2019

Check your name in Scopus, learn more about Plan S and the outcome of the FTC complaint against the OMICS Group. Check your Name Profile in Scopus Do you have published research? Chances are your author profile is already in Scopus, a large research abstract and citation database. Check your name in Scopus using the  [Read more]

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NIH Public Access Compliance: By the Numbers and Tips for Authors

The NIH Public Access Policy implements Division G, Title II, Section 218 of PL 110-161 (Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008) which states: SEC. 218. The Director of the National Institutes of Health shall require that all investigators funded by the NIH submit or have submitted for them to the National Library of Medicine’s PubMed Central an  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up March 2019

Learn more about Highly Cited Researchers and new changes to My Bibliography. Highly Cited Researchers List for 2018 Clarivate Analytics recently released the Highly Cited Researchers 2018 list that identifies scientists and social scientists who have demonstrated significant influence through publication of multiple highly cited papers during 2006-2016. These researchers are among those whose publications  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up January 2019

Learn more about works in the Public Domain, open peer review and conflict of interest issues. January 1, 2019 was Public Domain Day. Works first published in the U.S. from 1923 are open to all. The Hathi Trust has created a collection of over 50,000 works published in 1923 that are in the public domain.  [Read more]

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Interested in Publishing Your Personal Story?

Many journals offer authors the option of submitting personal essays or perspectives related to the teaching, learning or practicing of medicine. MEDLINE/PubMed has a search filter to search for these types of works indexed in MEDLINE: “Personal Narrative.” Personal Narratives are works authored by physicians, investigators and students that reflect upon personal experiences in medicine  [Read more]

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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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