University of Nebraska Medical Center

Tag: writing and publishing

Student Author Open Access Drawing

Attention student authors! The McGoogan Library of Medicine is pleased to announce publication support for student research. The winner of our Student Author Open Access Drawing will receive funds to cover author publication charges (up to $3000) for one open access journal article. These funds will be made available for one UNMC student to support […]

Oct 22, 2018

Events for Research Month

The library will host or sponsor six events during the month of October for Research Month. Save the dates! 10/11, 5 – 6P Library 8th floor “Reading with a Researcher: Steve Caplan, PhD” Join Steve Caplan, PhD, Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, as he reads selections from his novels, which chronicle the lives of scientists […]

Oct 8, 2018

Writing Center back on campus August 22

The Writing Center@UNMC will return to campus on August 22. The center is staffed by the UNO Writing Center on Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to work with a writing consultant on any writing project. This free service is appropriate for writing assignments, application essays, […]

Aug 13, 2018

BioMed Central membership to end

The McGoogan Library’s BioMed Central membership, which provided a 15% discount on article processing charges (APCs) will not be renewed and will end December 31, 2017. During the two and a half years of the membership, only a small number of authors benefited. The return on investment of this membership was very low. By cancelling […]

Dec 7, 2017

ResearchGate and article sharing

ResearchGate is a popular social media platform for scholars to share their work and communicate with others. Recently, major scientific publishers have requested that ResearchGate remove any articles in which publishers hold copyright. Publishers had been in discussion with ResearchGate about sending take-down notices to ResearchGate—to the tune of hundreds of thousands of notices. Read […]

Nov 13, 2017