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Scholarly Publishing Round-up October 2021

Learn more about our keynote address for Open October 2021, the future of annual meetings, a new practice guideline: Communication of Retractions, Removals, and Expressions of Concern (CORREC), and more. As part of Open October 2021, please join us for “The Evolution of Preprints in the Life Sciences,” our virtual keynote address from Jessica Polka,  [Read more]

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Got ORCID iD?

All students and researchers should sign up for an ORCID digital identifier.   ORCID is a non-profit organization that provides the Open Researcher and Contributor ID, allowing faculty, researchers, and students to register for a unique identifier. The ORCID iD is a unique, persistent identifier, free of charge to researchers. It is a non-propriety means of establishing your  [Read more]

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Resources for peer review

To celebrate Peer Review Week this year, participating organizations organized virtual events and activities to highlight the role of personal and social identity in peer review. All the webinars and events can be viewed on Peer Review Week’s YouTube channel. Learn more about peer review with these resources and tips compiled by Becker: Get started  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up August 2021

Learn more about the new Web of Science interface, the ORCID Trust Program series and the recent release of the 2021 Journal Citation Reports. Clarivate Analytics recently released the 2021 edition of Journal Citation Reports (JCR). This year’s edition includes more than 20,000 journals from 113 countries across five continents and 254 research categories in  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up June 2021

Learn more about upcoming login changes to eRA Commons accounts, the new Science Advisor for the White House, PMC Labs, and more. As of September 2021, NIH/eRA and its partner agencies will require all external users to only use login.gov to access eRA’s external modules including Commons, Commons Mobile, IAR and ASSIST. For more information  [Read more]

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25% off Elsevier open access processing charges for WashU authors

As we announced last year, Washington University’s contract with Elsevier extends a 25% discount on article processing charges for open access articles in most Elsevier journals. Please check the Washington University in St. Louis Journal Finder List to confirm eligible titles. The discount applies to corresponding authors from Washington University in St. Louis whose manuscripts were  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up April 2021

Scholarly Publishing Round-up April 2021 Learn more about upcoming changes to the NIH Biosketch and the new public access section of Google Scholar author profile pages. Search Scholarly Materials Preserved in the Internet Archive. Looking for a research paper but can’t find a copy in your library’s catalog or popular search engines? Give Internet Archive  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up February 2021

Learn more about the upcoming NCBI login transition, the new NIH RePORTER, preprints in Scopus, and more. NCBI is Transitioning to Federated Credentials 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  [Read more]

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Scholarly Publishing Round-up December 2020

Learn more about the Transparency in Author Contributions in Science (TACS) list, ORCID IDs, and an updated methodology for Journal Citation Reports. Interested in learning which journals are committed to authorship standards such as the CRediT Taxonomy or requiring ORCID IDs? See the Transparency in Author Contributions in Science (TACS) list from the National Academy  [Read more]

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