Authorship Skills Web-Bibliography Table of Contents Contains annotated

Authorship Skills Web-Bibliography Table of Contents  Contains annotated

Authorship Skills Web-Bibliography Table of Contents Contains annotated links to WWW based/ full-text information: Multiple Topic Sites Footnotes & Bibliographies Intellectual Property: Copyright & Plagiarism

Publishing/Editing/Ethical Issues/Peer Review Reading Scientific Papers Research Resources Submission of Research Papers Writing Skills including Structured Abstracts Links last checked 2014 06 Multiple Topic Sites Best Practices in conduct and successful publication of biomedical research

Website has three parts: Database of journal profiles for selection of right journal Guidelines for research and results reporting focus on clinical trials and reporting results Publication best practices video lectures of key stages for research and publication www.tiptoptitles.com/Default.aspx BMJ: Resources for Authors

Full-text resources providing tools for authors Topics range from how to submit an article for publication to a discussion of the publication process itself, including the peer review process, editorial policies and the BMJ style Resources are geared toward one publishers journals Information is relevant for the submission of papers to numerous Scientific/Technical/Medical journals www.bmj.com/about-bmj/resources-authors

Elseviers Guide to Publication Links to a series of documents to foster publication with the largest scientific and biomedical publisher Includes how to edit a manuscript and draft a cover letter, a submission checklist and links to a guide to authors for individual publishers Contains guides for one publisher Information is relevant for the submission of papers to numerous Scientific/Technical/Medical journals

www.elsevier.com/journal-authors/home Expert Edge Sponsored by American Journal Experts, the site is a central resource for helpful information about writing and publishing scholarly manuscripts Contains documents on writing, editing, designing figures, style guides, choosing/submitting papers plus a glossary of English language terms Contains weekly editing tips, article of interest from the publishing world and a list of recommended

resources. expertedge.aje.com/ Equator Network The organization that aims to enhance the quality and transparency of health research has four useful toolboxes: Reporting guidelines: library for health research reporting Authors: information for authors of research reports Editors: resources for journal editors and peer

reviewers Developers: resources for developers of reporting guidelines www.equator-network.org/ Health Research Resources Part of the HealthNet Essential Health Links gateway Contains annotated links to sites that facilitate health research in developing countries Links include information ranging from the design

of health research and a health research webbibliography, to a guide to international and nongovernmental agencies that foster research in this environment Links useful for many scientific disciplines www.healthnet.org/essential-links/health-re search-resources Research4Life Authorship Skills Modules Modules developed to assist researchers in HINARI eligible countries; accessible to all. Includes

presentations and exercises: How to read a scientific paper How to write/publish a scientific paper Intellectual property (copyright and plagiarism) Strategies for effective writing Web-bibliography Authorship skills FAQs www.who.int/hinari/training/authorshipskills/en/index.html Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in

Medical Journals Detailed information on how to write and edit for a biomedical publication Contains information on the application of the uniform requirements, responsibilities of one or multiple authors, peer review process, ethical issues in research, and privacy and confidentiality of research participants Also includes a section on preparation of a manuscript Maintained and regularly updated by the

International Committee for Medical Journals and the recommendations have been adopted by many biomedical journals www.icmje.org/icmje-recommendations.pdf Responsible Conduct of STEM Research Created to help students & researchers conduct scitech research in an ethical and responsible manner Includes tabs to information on research misconduct/plagiarism, ethics, authorship, citing & literature review, peer review, data management,

human/animal subjects, collaboration and conflicts of interest Developed and maintained by the Marston Science Library, University of Florida guides.uflib.ufl.edu/content.php?pid=223551&sid=1 897435 Wiley-Blackwell: Author Services Documents to assist authors in preparing and submitting publications Topics include: Find a Journal, Editorial policies,

Author Resources (copyright, English language editing, ethics, etc.), Author Rights and Benefits and FAQs Designed to assist the submission of papers to this publisher Information is relevant for the submission of papers to numerous Scientific/Technical/Medical journals authorservices.wiley.com/ World Association of Medical Editors A voluntary association of ~1000

publications fostering cooperation between peer-reviewed medical journals Site contains discussions of many issues relevant to doing research and publishing in developing countries Topics include plagiarism, ethical research, peer review, and small and nonEnglish medical journals www.wame.org Writing/Technical & Scientific Contains links to several sites on:

Citing bibliographic & electronic sources Writing a literature review Also contains links to sites on: Preparing a poster Presentation skills Tutorials for searching on the Internet Reading/evaluating literature Statistics & epidemiology Maintained by the Library Resource Center, John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii/Manoa hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/subjguides/vresources.html

(see Virtual Reference Tools contents at top of page) Footnotes & Bibliographies Citing Bibliographic and Electronic Resources Contains links to several sites on: research and documentation online Vancouver format APA format MLA format Maintained by the Library Resource Center,

John A. Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii/Manoa hslib.jabsom.hawaii.edu/subjguides/vresources.html (see Virtual Reference Tools contents at top of page) Demystifying Citing and Referencing A tutorial designed for individuals to learn the principles of citing and referencing and how to avoid plagiarism Topics are divided into two major categories: about citing and referencing and how to cite

references plus links to various reference styles including APA, Harvard, and Vancouver styles Developed by Monash University, Australia monash.edu/library/skills/resources/tutorials/citin g/index.html EndNoteWeb Is available for some Research4Life institutions from the Reference Sources drop down menu Is a commercial reference management software

package, used to manage bibliographies and references when writing essays and articles Users can add references to a 'library' manually or via importing or exporting via the program You must login to one of the R4L programs to have access to this resource Mendeley Free (basic version), easy-to-use bibliographic reference manager Via Elsevier, now a R4L partner

Helps researchers collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources Need to have/download Word Plugin Can be downloaded to a laptop or your desktop from address below: www.mendeley.com/download-mendeley-deskt op/ Zotero Free (open source), easy-to-use bibliographic reference manager

Helps researchers collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources Can be downloaded from address below Uses various web browsers but is written for Mozilla Firefox. Also able to download from the link www.zotero.org/ Intellectual Property: Copyright & Plagiarism

Acadia University: You Quote it, you note it! Site is a 10 minute tutorial that covers the principal components of plagiarism Contains a series of graphical slides and examples geared toward what a student needs to know Includes yes/no questions that the participant answers library.acadiau.ca/tutorials/plagiarism/

Copyright for librarians An online open curriculum on copyright law that was developed by Harvards Berkman Center for Internet and Society in 2012 Provides librarians in developing and transition countries information concerning copyright law Includes information on copyright theory, public domain, how copyright law is interpreted and shaped Contains a glossary of copyright terms Available in multiple languages

www.eifl.net/copyright-for-librarians Is a downloadable PDF bit.ly/UpYrcQ Crossref.org Crossref.org is a not-for profit project to help its members actively engage in efforts to prevent scholarly and professional plagiarism Project includes a Cross Check and other tools for checking for plagiarism with versions for publishers, libraries and researchers Most of the key STM journals participate

Institutions must register/pay a minimal fee to access the database and tool crossref.org DePauw University: Avoiding Plagiarism Guide defines and describes plagiarism and contains general guidelines: Words you need to know Types of plagiarism Why students plagiarize Case study

Ways to avoid plagiarism Plagiarism and the Web my.depauw.edu/admin/arc/W-center/plag.asp Duke University Libraries: Citing Sources and Avoiding Plagiarism Overview of use of proper citations and how to avoid plagiarism Plagiarism Awareness section covers warning signs, what to cite and how to cite Also includes Universities policies

library.duke.edu/research/plagiarism/ Indiana University: How to Recognize Plagiarism Developed for students at Indiana University but Can be used for any non-profit educational purpose; can print and distribute the tutorial Includes overview, cases, examples, practice and a test plus resources

www.indiana.edu/~istd/ University of California/Davis: Avoiding Plagiarism A two page summary of plagiarism geared toward students that includes What is plagiarism? Why be concerned about plagiarism? How to cite sources Guidelines for avoiding plagiarism Examples

sja.ucdavis.edu/files/plagiarism.pdf University of North Carolina/Chapel Hill: Plagiarism A handout for students that explains what plagiarism is and outlines steps students can follow to avoid plagiarizing: What is plagiarism? What about common knowledge? What about paraphrasing? Steps to avoid plagiarism

writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/plagiarism/ Publishing/Editing/Ethical Issues/Peer Review COPE: Committee on Publication Ethics (Promoting Integrity in Research Publication) COPE provides advice to editors and publishers on all aspects of publication ethics and, in particular, how to handle cases of research and publication

misconduct. Included are the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors, Flowcharts on how to handle problems, Cope guidelines, sample letters and a database of cases. publicationethics.org/ Council of Science Editors: Editorial Policies Covers a number of relevant topics including promoting integrity in research, organizational

policies and editorial practices Free access to CSE's White Paper on Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications Useful for editors and prospective authors www.councilscienceeditors.org/resource-library/ editorial-policies/ Council of Scientific Editors: Sample Correspondence for Editors Contains sample correspondence to specific

situations that journal editors may face Topics include manuscript overlap, figure duplication, authorship disputes, clinical trials not registered, undisclosed conflict of interest, rejection of manuscript, etc. www.councilscienceeditors.org/resource-library/editorialpolicies/sample-correspondence-for-an-editorial-office/ Council of Science Editors: White Paper on Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications, 2012 Update Discusses:

Roles and Responsibilities in Publishing Authorship and Author Responsibilities Reviewer Roles and Responsibilities Sponsor Roles and Responsibilities Relationship between Editors and Publishers www.councilscienceeditors.org/resource-library/edit orial-policies/white-paper-on-publication-ethics/ Council of Scientific Editors: Reference Links Site contains numerous links to useful sites

for science researchers Topics include animals, aquatic resources, copyright and patents, ethics, listservs, health information, measurement, medical internet plus many more many links have brief annotations www.councilscienceeditors.org/resource-library/soc iety-reference-links/ Elsevier: Ethics in Research & Publication Has sections for researchers and editors

Includes toolkit, quiz, experts corner, community and resources sections Quizes include: So you think you are ethical? What are the major types of scientific misconduct? What are the top 5 reasons to publish ethically? www.elsevier.com/ethics/home Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers Document sets out the basic principles and standards for peer reviewers

Will provide helpful guidance to researchers Will be a reference for journals and editors in guiding reviewers Sponsored by the Committee on Public Ethics Is a downloadable PDF publicationethics.org/files/Ethical_guidelines_for_ peer_reviewers_0.pdf How to Handle Authorship Disputes Resource includes: discussion of authorship disputes

advice on preventing authorship problems suggestions on what to do if authorship problems occur definitions of important terms relating to authorship Developed by Tim Alpert and Elizabeth Wager Available as a PDF file at: publicationethics.org/files/u2/2003pdf12.pdf Office of Research Integrity (ORI) Sponsored by the U.S. Public Health Service, ORI promotes integrity in biomedical and

behavioral research For 4000 institutions worldwide, the organization monitors investigations of research misconduct Site contains links to guides and policies on responsible conduct of research Valuable resource for ethical research ori.hhs.gov/ Peer Review: the Nuts and Bolts For early career researchers Discusses how the peer review process works,

limitations of peer review and the role of peer review in the scientific community Published by the Voice of Young Science (VoYS) Network Is a downloadable pdf at: www.senseaboutscience.org/data/files/resources/99/Pe er-review_The-nuts-and-bolts.pdf Reasons for Accepting or Rejecting Papers Links to two listing of why papers are

accepted or rejected Written by several Elsevier Journal editors www.elsevier.com/connect/8-reasons-i-ac cepted-your-article www.elsevier.com/connect/8-reasons-i-rej ected-your-article Research Ethics Online Training is adapted from an e-Learning course and resource package produced by WHO Includes 14 individual modules that take

15-30 minutes to complete Each module includes a quiz Adapted by Global Health Trials https://globalhealthtrials.tghn.org/elearning /research-ethics/ Reading Scientific Papers How to read a scientific article Focuses on how to understand the content of a

scientific article: skim the article and identify its structure; distinguish main parts; generate questions/be aware of your understanding; draw inferences; take notes as you read Written by Mary Purugganan & Jan Hewitt, Rice University www.owlnet.rice.edu/~cainproj/courses/HowToR eadSciArticle.pdf How to read a scientific paper Focuses on four key issues:

Organization of a paper Reading of scientific paper Difficulties in reading a paper Evaluating a paper Written by John W. Little & Roy Parker, University of Arizona www.biochem.arizona.edu/classes/bioc568/papers.htm How to read and review a scientific journal article Focuses on reading an article and writing a review

Notes a series of actions to use when reading the article For the review, discusses the format, organization and how to assess what you write Part of the Duke University Writing Studio twp.duke.edu/uploads/media_items/scientificarticl ereview.original.pdf Research Resources Global Forum for Health Research

Aims to improve the allocation of research funds and facilitates collaboration among partners, both in the public and private sectors Contains the 10/90 Report (an estimated 10% of global biomedical research funds are used for research into 90% of the world's health problems), the Annual Forum on Health Research, and Communicating Health Research Also contains a valuable Links page of organizations with an interest in health research and communication

www.globalforumhealth.org/ How To Do Research Annotated bibliography aimed to explain and describe the various facets of research Geared toward post-graduate students and young scientists www.nonoscience.info/how-to-do-research .html

Online tools for researchers A list of online web 2.0 tools, designed for researchers including onIine material about: Using the crowd for research (crowdsourcing, surveys) Scientific social networking Sharing Science (data, figures, code, samples) Lab management tools Paper writing and publishing tools Find, organize and discuss papers connectedresearchers.com/online-tools-for-resear

chers/ A Students Guide to Research Detailed list of step by step points for doing research Invaluable for researchers on many levels although somewhat dated PDF file that can be downloaded ieeecss.org/CSM/library/1999/feb1999/03studentguidetoresearch.pdf Submission of

Research Papers American Chemical Society: Publishing Your Research 101 Includes 3 brief (4-6 minute) videos: How to write a paper to communicate your research Writing your cover letter Selecting peers to suggest as reviewers Also has links to videos on related topics (improving your writing skills, how to choose your area of

research, what have you done when your article is rejected) http://pubs.acs.org/page/publish-research/overview.html Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences Links to websites that provide instructions to authors for over 6,000 journals in the health and life sciences All links are to primary sources - to publishers and organizations with editorial responsibilities for the

titles Access is via title/alphabetical listing or subject keyword or journal title searching Maintained by the Raymond H. Mulford Library, Health Sciences Campus, University of Toledo, U.S. mulford.meduohio.edu/instr/ Jane (Journal/Author Name Estimator) A tool for assisting in the selection of journal to submit to or to locate similar research articles or for an editor to find reviewers

In a box, users enter title and or abstract of his or her paper Click on either Find journals, Find authors or Find articles. Search terms are matched against articles in the Medline database Also available is a keyword search tool www.biosemantics.org/jane/ Journal Advisor (english editing for scientists)

Website details the step-by-step process for publishing a journal article Sections include Journal Selection, Writing, Submission, Responding to Peer Review and Publication Success Users can also find/communicate with editors who are native-English speakers who are experts in their scientific fields www.edanzediting.com/journal_advisor Journal Selector

(english editing for scientists) Resource uses semantic technology to help identify the proper journal(s) for the publication of specific research In the Journal Selector box, enter an abstract or sample text Results are a list of journals that publish in related areas Searches results are based on such factors as publication frequency, Impact Factor or publishing model, including open access www.edanzediting.com/journal_selector

Writing Skills/ Structured Abstract Academic Writing in English Site focuses on: Cohesion - the mechanisms to make a text clear, logical, unified and reader-friendly. Aspects of grammar which can cause difficulties to even highly-proficient writers. Punctuation, the symbols which help to organize and

clarify texts. Considerations of style which affect the word choice and structure of academic texts. Developed by the Finnish Virtual University http://sana.tkk.fi/awe/index.html AuthorAID A global research community that provides resources and training for researchers in developing countries Supports developing country researchers with: Numerous documents and presentations on best practices

in writing and publication (500+) Personal mentoring by researchers and professional editors A discussion and question forum on key topics including authoring skills & research and analysis World wide training sessions To register, go to www.authoraid.info/join_form www.authoraid.info/ Duke University: Duke Thompson Writing Program Contains a series of useful resources:

Academic writing ESL (English as a Second Language) resources Working with sources Genres of writing including abstract, annotated bibliography, literature review, research and grant proposal and scientific writing Writing for specific resources including science Grammar and reference twp.duke.edu/writing-studio/resources

EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles to be Published in English Project is to make international research articles and other scientific publications more complete, concise and clear Contains generalized guidelines for authors, translators and editors Available via the Internet or downloadable as PDFs; translated into 13 languages Developed by the European Association of Scientific Editors

www.ease.org.uk/publications/author-guidelines Editing Your Own Papers and Proposals Contains a series of checklists including Scientific papers content and organization Grant proposals content and organization Crafting a document Writing tips Suggestions for non-native speakers of English Written by Barbara Gastel, INASP (AuthorAID)

Associate www.authoraid.info/uploads/filer_public/91/57/91576472477d-446d-bf0b-3680057f8861/editing_your_own_work.pdf Effective Medical Writing Summarizes the basic structure of a paper introduction, methods, results and discussion Notes types of scientific papers - original articles, case reports, technical notes, pictorial essays, reviews, commentaries and editorials and types of scientific papers Effective Medical Writing. Peh WCG &, NG K H

Singapore Medical Journal 2008 49(7) 522 smj.sma.org.sg/4907/4907emw1.pdf Exemplar: words in context Tool lets you see how a particular term or phrase is used in peer-reviewed, published literature Specific terms (e.g. developing countries) are typed into a keyword search box Searches can be limited by keyword subject or journal title Displayed results are examples of how the term is used

in specific journal articles While the website gives you examples, you are not able to access the full-text journal articles from the links Tool has been developed by Springer Publishing www.springerexemplar.com Guidance for the Description for Animal Research in Scientific Publications Tips for interpreting, evaluating and replicating findings from animal research data - for scientific publications

Published by the National Academies Press (USA) Can be downloaded free as a PDF file books.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13241 How to write for technical periodicals and conferences 28-page guide from the professional association developed by IEEE Topics include: ethics in scientific publication

deciding whether to present at a conference or write a journal article identifying conferences and journals suitable for ones word developing a manuscript, revising, and peer review www.ieee.org/publications_standards/publications/ authors/author_guide_interactive.pdf Scientific Writing 10 Basics 10 slides that cover the basics of proper scientific writing

Useful summary especially for lectures and presentations Developed by Barbara Gastel, AuthorAID www.authoraid.info/resource-library/scientificwriting-10-basics/at_download/file Scientific Writing for Agricultural Research Students 2012 edition of a training resource manual Developed by Technical Centre for Agriculture and Rural Cooperation Manual is divided into chapters on

communication in science, choosing a journal for publication, writing a research paper, scientific/English style, statistics and tables, citations and references www.authoraid.info/en/resources/details/645/ The Structured Abstract: An Essential Tool for Research Structured Abstracts often are required for the submission of research proposals, reports and presentations

Key components are: objectives, methods, results and conclusions - which are explained in the site with links to examples and a bibliography Developed by the Research Section of the Medical Library Association (U.S.A) research.mlanet.org/structured_abstract.html Toolkit for Making Written Material Clear and Effective 11-part Toolkit provides a detailed and comprehensive set

of tools to help writers make written material in printed formats easier for people to read, understand, and use Includes sections on guidelines for writing and design, how to collect and use feedback from users, using readability formulas and how to revise documents Developed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/ WrittenMaterialsToolkit/index.html?redirect=/ WrittenMaterialsToolkit/

U.S. Government Printing Office Style Manual (2008) Commonly known as the GPO style manual Is a style guide for government publications Manual serves as a general reference work Can download the manual or single chapters as PDF files www.gpo.gov/fdsys/search/pagedetails.action? granuleId=&packageId=GPO-STYLEMANUAL2008&fromBrowse=true Writing Center/University of Wisconsin/Madison:

Writers Handbook The Writers Handbook contains guidelines about: Stages of the writing process Common types of writing assignments Grammar and punctuation Improving your writing skills Citing references in your paper While not necessarily geared toward scientific writing, the material is quite useful

writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/ Writing for Publication in Veterinary Medicine Online guide from Wiley-Blackwell Covers a review of good science, types of articles, selecting a journal, writing an article, writing for English for readability and comprehension, submitting your manuscript, understanding peer review and editorial process and publication ethics Authored by Mary Christopher (University of

California, Davis) and Karen Young (University of Wisconsin, Madison) www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-612222.html Questions/suggestions/comments? Any additional websites? [email protected] updated 2014 06

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