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Committee on Publication Ethics: COPE. Listed below are details of programmes and presentations from previous seminars.

Committee on Publication Ethics: COPE

Reports from some older presentations can be found in the Annual Reports . Seminars 2015Presentations at COPE European Seminar and Workshop (Download PDF of the seminar programme) "Weighed and Measured: How metrics shape publication (mis)behaviour The 2015 European Seminar and Workshop was held on Friday 17 April 2015 at the Representation of the State of Hessen to the European Union, Rue Montoyer 21, 1000 Brussels, Belgium. PLOS Collections : Article collections published by the Public Library of Science. Equator > Home. Equator > Home. Equator > Home. Citing Medicine - NCBI Bookshelf. When was the last time you asked how your published research was doing?

As citation counts, h-indexes, and impact become increasingly important to matters of funding and promotion, Melissa Terras asks why more scholars are not chasing up publishers to find out how their work is faring among the online audience, and makes some pleasing discoveries on how her own research has been received.

When was the last time you asked how your published research was doing?

A month or so ago, I posted about whether blogging and tweeting about academic research papers was “worth it”. Whilst writing up my thoughts, the one thing that I found really problematic was the following: “I also know nothing about how many times my other papers are downloaded from the websites of published journals, or consulted in print in the Library. The latter, no-one can really say about – but the former? It seems strange to me that we write articles (without being paid) and we get them published by people who make a profit on them, then we don’t even know – usually – how many downloads they are getting from the journals themselves.” That’s true enough, I thought.

BioMed Central author academy. Welcome to the BioMed Central author academy, a guide from BioMed Central and Edanz on writing and publishing a scientific manuscript.

BioMed Central author academy

You can use the links to the left or below to find advice on specific topics. Why publish in English? Because English is the language scientists in different countries use to communicate with each other, publishing in English allows you to reach the broadest possible audience. We significantly increase your chances of acceptance for publication. Academic publishing: Open sesame. Arrant Pedantry » Blog Archive » It’s Not Wrong, but You Still Shouldn’t Do It. On the face of it, this seems like a pretty reasonable approach.

Arrant Pedantry » Blog Archive » It’s Not Wrong, but You Still Shouldn’t Do It

Sometimes the considerations of the reader have to take precedence over the facts of usage. The 5 Species of Journal Reviewers - Do Your Job Better. By Robert A.

The 5 Species of Journal Reviewers - Do Your Job Better

Giacalone The journal-review process is always the subject of some scorn among scholars. I've been in the academic profession for nearly 30 years, and while I've heard few people unequivocally applaud blind reviews, it seems that in the last five years, more colleagues at all levels have expressed consternation with the process. One friend, an editor at a top business-school journal, admitted to me (albeit after three beers and a rather nice-size margarita) that the review system was broken. Effective Scientific Writing. Scientific peer review.

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Scrivener – Draft academic template for academic writing. September 2001 - Volume 76 - Issue 9 : Academic Medicine. AuthorAID: supporting researchers from developing countries. Tutorial Home Page: How to Recognize Plagiarism, School of Education, Indiana University at Bloomington. Choose between New and Old Tutorials We have recently improved instruction in the Plagiarism Tutorial and Tests.

Tutorial Home Page: How to Recognize Plagiarism, School of Education, Indiana University at Bloomington

Make Your Choice Click or touch a link below. Note: You can return to the old tutorial at any time, by clicking on the link in the footer on any page in the new tutorial. You will return to the new tutorial whenever you register or login to take a Certification Test. Tutorial Home: Welcome! The academic community highly values the acknowledgment of contributions to knowledge. ICMJE: Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals. Mulford Library: Instructions to Authors. Welcome. Designing conference posters » Colin Purrington.

A large-format poster is a big piece of paper or wall-mounted monitor featuring a short title, an introduction to your burning question, an overview of your novel experimental approach, your amazing results in graphical form, some insightful discussion of aforementioned results, a listing of previously published articles that are important to your research, and some brief acknowledgement of the tremendous assistance and financial support conned from others — if all text is kept to a minimum (less than a 1000 words), a person could fully read your poster in 5-10 minutes.

Designing conference posters » Colin Purrington

Section content • DOs and DON’Ts • Adding pieces of flair • Presenting • Motivational advice • Software • Templates • Printing • Useful literature • Organizing a poster session What to put in each section Below, I’ve provided rough tips on how many words each of these sections might have, but those guesses are assuming you have a horizontal poster that is approximately 3×4′. Adjust accordingly. On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research: Third Edition. The scientific research enterprise is built on a foundation of trust.

On Being a Scientist: A Guide to Responsible Conduct in Research: Third Edition

Scientists trust that the results reported by others are valid. Society trusts that the results of research reflect an honest attempt by scientists to describe the world accurately and without bias. But this trust will endure only if the scientific community devotes itself to exemplifying and transmitting the values associated with ethical scientific conduct.

Academic Phrasebank. : Quick and Dirty Tips ™ Mignon Fogarty is the creator of Grammar Girl and the founder and managing director of Quick and Dirty Tips.

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A magazine writer, technical writer, and entrepreneur, she has served as a senior editor and producer at a number of health and science web sites. She has a B.A. in English from the University of Washington in Seattle and an M.S. in biology from Stanford University. Mignon believes that learning is fun, and the vast rules of grammar are wonderful fodder for lifelong study.