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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 . 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. This will help you achieve the goal that led you to publish in the first place: To add to our understanding of the world by informing other scientists about your research. Of course, if English is not your first language, having to use it may add to the challenges of writing and publishing. Why is good writing important? Good writing is writing that clearly communicates your research. Science is complex, but the writing used to describe it need not be.

High-quality, simple writing: What do journal Editors want? Journal Editors evaluate submissions and consider peer reviewers' advice. 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

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. 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. ICMJE: Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals. Mulford Library: Instructions to Authors. Welcome. Designing conference posters » Colin Purrington. This page describes how to craft a scientific poster for a meeting.

Designing conference posters » Colin Purrington

It’s fairly long (sorry), so click on any of the links, below, to skip to the part that interests you. Or click on the poster image to read highlights (it’s a poster crammed full of tips on poster design) — here’s a PDF that you can use as a handout if you have students who need one. *Please do not plagiarize.* Section content • DOs and DON’Ts • Adding pieces of flair • Presenting • Motivational advice • Software • Templates • Printing • Useful literature • Organizing a poster session. 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.