Steps of Scientific Publishing
Links to Useful Guides
- Last Updated Aug 22, 2014
Tips on how to get your work published in a variety of formats.
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- Last Updated Apr 10, 2014
This guide is designed for those who need information on how to use library resources for citation analysis. This includes information about impact factors, journal rankings, altmetrics and how to find who has cited an article.
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- Last Updated Feb 24, 2014
Provides guidance on how to use choose a citation management program and how-to use various citation management programs.
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- Last Updated Jun 17, 2014
This is a multidisciplinary guide for graduate students interested in first steps to consider when starting a literature review for their dissertation.
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- Last Updated Aug 12, 2014
This research guide provides readers with a basic understanding of Open Access, which is broadly defined as content that is free to access and re-use.
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- Last Updated May 19, 2014
Provides an overview of writing, citing, and research help for the public health community.
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Options for Publishing in the Sciences
Researchers in the sciences are expanding their publishing venues from traditional journals, books, and conference proceedings to many other venues including webpages, social media, data publication, etc. As shown in the below diagram, different types of publications correspond to different stages of the research life cycle. However, research journal articles still remain the main output for primary research results. This guide focuses on issues around publishing research journal articles in the sciences.