Get in shape with the Library: Fine-tune your publishing skills!

The beginning of a new year is a great time to make a fresh start. Your writing and publishing muscles might be ready for a good workout. If that’s the case, consider the Library as your publishing gym and the librarians as your personal trainers for research and writing.

Workout tips for Week 3:

Identify the most relevant publications to submit your manuscript using PubsHub, JANE, or EndNote Online.

Contribute to the effort to increase value and reduce waste in biomedical research by following reporting guidelines.

Track the impact of your publications – see our Research Metrics guide.

Meet requirements for NIH grant and cooperative agreement bio sketches: set up a SciENcv profile.

Make an appointment with your personal trainer to help you make the most of your research.

Get in shape with the Library: Sign up for ORCiD!

The beginning of a new year is a great time to make a fresh start. Your writing and publishing muscles might be ready for a good workout. If that’s the case, consider the Library as your publishing gym and the librarians as your personal trainers for research and writing.

Workout tips for Week 2:

Distinguish yourself from other researchers: get an ORCiD and link it to your NCBI account.

Your ORCiD ID is used within NIH and grants.gov to relate publications to grants. Link your ORCiD ID from your eRA Commons Personal Profile.

Make an appointment with your personal trainer to link your publications.

Get in shape with the Library: Organize!

The beginning of a new year is a great time to make a fresh start. Your writing and publishing muscles might be ready for a good workout. If that’s the case, consider the Library as your publishing gym and the librarians as your personal trainers for research and writing.

Workout tips for Week 1:
Make a clean sweep! Organize those folders of article PDFs with a citation manager.

Collaborate with colleagues. We have guides for EndNote, RefWorks, Mendeley, and Zotero. Each guide has its own Collaboration tab.

Cite it right! Meet your publisher’s style requirements – see our Authors Toolkit.

Make an appointment with your personal trainer to learn how to annotate your pdfs using EndNote or Mendeley.

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