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Entries Tagged as 'Responsible Conduct of Research'

NIH Podcasts

November 12th, 2013 by Cathy · No Comments

The NIH Center for Information Technology (CIT) makes special NIH events, seminars, and lectures available to viewers on the VideoCast website. A number of video and audio podcasts are available from the Videocast archives. Examples include: Interviewing Basics Grant Writing 101 Talking Science: Designing and Delivering Successful Oral Presentations Creating and Presenting Dynamic Posters  

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Tags:Authors at WU, Responsible Conduct of Research

Need NIH or NSF Grant Proposal Tips? Read the Sociobiology Blog

January 24th, 2013 by Cathy · No Comments

Are you in need of tips for NIH or NSF grant proposals? Do you need inspiration for framing your proposal and outcomes? If so, check out Dr. Joan E. Strassmann’s Blog, Sociobiology. Dr. Strassmann’s postings include: The perfect preproposal: make your aims complete How to write your NSF Project Outcome for the public How can […]

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Tags:Authors at WU, Research Impact, Responsible Conduct of Research, Support for Authors, Team Science

AuthorAID: Supporting Developing Country Researchers in Publishing Their Work

May 31st, 2012 by Cathy · No Comments

AuthorAID is a free international online research community that helps researchers in developing countries publish and disseminate their work. It includes: A community space for discussion with other researchers Documents and presentations on best practice in writing and publication A feature to locate researchers for possible collaboration and mentoring–there are more than 4,800 researchers from […]

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Tags:Authors at WU, Collaboration, Responsible Conduct of Research, Support for Authors

Is Plagiarism Better Than the h index?

March 12th, 2012 by Cathy · No Comments

Is plagiarism better than the h index? Yes, according to Dr. Marya Zilberberg. “Little did I realize that there is an even more important impact metric than the h-index: plagiarism.” See Retraction Watch: How does it feel to have your scientific paper plagiarized? And what can you do about it?   Read Dr. Zilberberg’s blog: […]

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Tags:Citation Analysis, Responsible Conduct of Research

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Retractions Say About Scientific Transparency

November 21st, 2011 by Cathy · No Comments

Ivan Oransky of Retraction Watch posted the following: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: What Retractions Say About Scientific Transparency.

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Tags:Authors at WU, Responsible Conduct of Research

How to Write a Scientific Paper?

November 10th, 2011 by Cathy · No Comments

Need help with writing a scientific publication? There are a number of resources that offer guidance on preparing for publication. Some examples include: Estelle Brodman: How to Write a Paper Dr. Estelle Brodman, former director of Bernard Becker Medical Library, presented this paper to the Department of Dermatology at Columbia University in 1947. Many of […]

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Tags:Authors at WU, Responsible Conduct of Research, Support for Authors

Assigning Authorship Order

October 11th, 2011 by Cathy · No Comments

Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals  issued by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) includes standards for determining authorship and contributorship on publications. “Authorship credit should be based on 1) substantial contributions to conception and design, acquisition of data, or analysis and interpretation of data; 2) drafting the article or revising it critically for important […]

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Tags:Authors at WU, Responsible Conduct of Research, Support for Authors

Locating and Citing the PMCID, NIHMS ID, and “PMC Journal – In Process”

February 21st, 2011 by Cathy · No Comments

Locating and Citing the PMCID, NIHMS ID, and “PMC Journal – In Process” has been updated to include screen shots from My NCBI/My Bibliography.

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Tags:NIH Public Access Policy, Responsible Conduct of Research

Copyright Law and Your Rights as an Author

September 14th, 2010 by Cathy · No Comments

The Washington University Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and General Counsel along with the Danforth Campus Libraries and the Becker Medical Library are pleased to present, Copyright Law and Your Rights as an Author. Do you have a manuscript or other work that you are preparing for publication? Do you know what rights you […]

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Tags:Author Rights, Authors at WU, Responsible Conduct of Research, Support for Authors

Too Many Citations?

August 5th, 2010 by Cathy · No Comments

Thought-provoking reading on citing of papers. Citations: Too Many, or Not Enough? – The Scientist – Magazine of the Life Sciences “Simply put, students, colleagues and coauthors must critically read each paper cited in its entirety. Cite only the best, strongest and most original publications. Cite review articles only if they offer unique perspectives, concepts, […]

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Tags:Authors at WU, Citation Analysis, Responsible Conduct of Research