Sharing of clinical trial results, the ORBIT project and scientific review are the topics for the March 2018 Round-Up. Who’s Not Sharing their Trial Results? Check out the new FDAAA TrailsTracker Tool. The tool was built by the Evidence-Based Medicine DataLab from the University of Oxford. The FDA Amendments Act 801 (FDAAA) is a law that requires certain clinical trials to [Read more]
Authors on campus report they are receiving emails inviting them to submit a manuscript for peer review. Some invitations may be from credible journals; others may be from unscrupulous journals seeking to exploit authors. In most instances, an invited publication is solicited by one’s peers and known colleagues, and from an established journal.
Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters) recently released Highly Cited Researchers 2017, a list recognizing leading researchers in the Sciences and Social Sciences from around the world.
The NIH issued a notice: Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research on November 3, 2017, that encourages authors to publish in journals from professional scholarly publishing organizations that follow best practices. Some indicators of journals that do not follow best practices are: misleading pricing (e.g., lack of transparency about article processing charges) [Read more]
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.