Tag: publishing

AHRQ taking down the National Guideline Clearinghouse

by on April 30, 2018 9:09 am
An announcement appeared recently on the AHRQ’s National Guideline Clearinghouse web site stating the the web site will not be available after July 16, 2018. The AHRQ will no longer have federal funding for this service. The NGC will continue to post summaries of new and updated evidence-based clinical practice guidelines until July 2, 2018.… Read more AHRQ taking down the National Guideline Clearinghouse

Trial of AMA Manual of Style until June 10, 2017

by on May 22, 2017 10:52 am
Trial of AMA Manual of Style: A Guide for Authors and Editors is open until June 10, 2017. The online version provides: • A searchable interface • Style Quizzes • The SI conversion calculators • Updates and corrections since the initial publication of the 10th edition Please email your feedback. Read more… Your feedback is… Read more Trial of AMA Manual of Style until June 10, 2017

Writing for biomedical publication

by on May 9, 2017 11:31 am
Writing for Biomedical Publication provides practical, step-by-step approach to turning your data into a manuscript. The book includes • How to select the right journal for manuscript submission • How to respond positively to reviewer’s comments • Submission • Review • Revision • Publication The authors, Dr. David C. Morrison (co-founder of GWSW, the Grants… Read more Writing for biomedical publication

Science Journals tracking you

by on March 29, 2017 1:13 pm
A new post, Reader Privacy for Research Journals is Getting Worse, on the Go to Hellman blog describes how journals, peer-reviewed and published by major publishers, track your web use with cookies to direct advertising to you. Some publishers, such as Oxford, employ secure (https) connections. Others do not. According to an earlier post a… Read more Science Journals tracking you

Publishing Research Data

by on March 3, 2017 9:04 am
We find publishing research data becoming increasingly prevalent. Springer Nature recently updated their research data policies, which probably impacts many authors at the School of Medicine. To learn more about these policies and to see a list of Springer Nature journals that have adopted one of these policies we suggest researchers take a look at… Read more Publishing Research Data

Open Access Update

by on March 1, 2017 5:10 pm
GATES FOUNDATION AND AAAS Starting January 1, 2017 all Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded research published will be accessible immediately upon publication. The Foundation has formed a partnership with The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) to ensure open access to research funded by the Gates Foundation and published in the Science… Read more Open Access Update

Altmetric Top 100 Articles of 2016

by on January 11, 2017 2:02 pm
Altmetrics, an alternative to impact factor and traditional ranking to evaluate journals, has published its list of top 100 articles of 2016, ranked based on “conversations” about the article in social media (Twitter, FaceBook, etc.), news, YouTube, as well as post-publication reviews. Looking over this list you will find that 15 out of the top… Read more Altmetric Top 100 Articles of 2016

Pay-to-cite, COI, or not?

by on August 31, 2015 5:24 pm
A company called Cyagen, which sells lab mice to researchers, started to offer a financial incentive for citations in peer-review research papers. The offer multiplied $100 by the impact factor of the journal. Last week, some bloggers and others publicized this. Then the internet exploded. But as explained by John Bohannon in the ScienceInsider Blog,… Read more Pay-to-cite, COI, or not?

New editions of most-used electronic books

by on June 19, 2015 1:35 pm
We have purchased new editions of some of our most heavily used e-books in the Ovid E-book Collection: MARKER Berek & Hacker’s Gynocologic Oncology. Jonathan S. Berek and Neville F. Hacker The lead editor, Jonathan S. Berek, serves as the chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology here at SOM. … [T]he role of the… Read more New editions of most-used electronic books

TODAY (4/6) is Gear Up for Research Day 2015

by on April 6, 2015 5:30 pm
Join Lane Medical Library, the Stanford University Libraries, and the Office of the Vice Provost of Graduate Education (VPGE) as we present Gear Up for Research Day 2015! Drop by the Mackenzie Room at the Huang Engineering Center any time from noon to 5pm! There are still seats left in the publishing workshops with Springer,… Read more TODAY (4/6) is Gear Up for Research Day 2015