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Tag: writing and publishing

Extend the life of your poster with DigitalCommons@UNMC

The rate of publication based on conference abstracts is 52.6% (citation). Lack of time and negative or null results are often cited as reasons for not pursuing publication (citation). Many conference proceedings are included in databases such as Scopus or published in journal supplements, but the actual poster or presentation slide deck are often not […]

October 16, 2017

A Quick Look at Authorship and Contribution Statements

By Emily Glenn Are authors’ contribution expressed in all journal articles? What control do authors have and when? Do databases convey this information up front? Author contributions are recognized differently across journals, depending on the policies of the journal publisher. Reputable journals abide by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors’ (ICHME) recommendations for authorship […]

September 25, 2017

Class registration: predatory publishing, systematic reviews, and citation managers

To support your research and writing, the library is offering the following three classes. Registration is required and sessions will be livestreamed and made available in our video archive. Predatory Publishers and Open Access Instructor: Emily J. Glenn, MSLS This session focuses on selecting a scientific or biomedical journal for publication of research articles. Presenters […]

September 11, 2017

Writing Center open for the semester

The Writing Center @ UNMC,, staffed by the University of Nebraska Omaha and housed within the library,  is open for the semester. Students, faculty, and staff are welcome to work with a writing consultant on any writing project on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2pm to 7 pm.. This free service is appropriate for writing assignments, […]

August 24, 2017

Writing Center closed for the summer

The Writing Center, available within the library, will be closed for the summer session.

May 1, 2017