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NIH and Other Public Access Policies

Are you preparing a manuscript arising from NIH-funded research? Do you have other sources of grant funding such as the American Heart Association or the Department of Defense?  If so, you may be required to comply with public access policies issued by these organizations. This session will provide an overview of the NIH Public Access Policy and other public access policies including the steps involved with compliance. Limit of 30.

NIH Biosketch and NCBI SciENcv

Are you preparing for a grant application for NIH?  Do you want to learn more about SciENcv? The session will review the instructions for creating a biosketch in the NIH format and include a review of NCBI SciENcv, a tool to generate a biosketch. 

Do you need to prepare a tenure dossier for review or a report on departmental performance?  If so, SciVal is a resource that can be used to analyze the research performance on individuals, research groups, and other entities.  The training session will review the following:
  • Brief introduction to SciVal
  • Modules in SciVal (Overview, Collaboration, Trends and Benchmarking)
  • Using Scopus data for SciVal reports



 Contact Cathy Sarli or Amy Suiter to schedule any of the following classes! 

  • Author Rights
    Do you have a manuscript that you are preparing for publication?  Are you aware that you can retain rights to your work?  Authors are encouraged to retain the rights they need in order to reuse and disseminate their work in connection with academic and professional activities.

  • Selecting a Journal for Publication
    Are you considering submitting a manuscript for publication but on the fence as to which journals to submit to?  Which journal will reach your target audience?  Which journal allows you to retain rights to your work?  These points along with others will be reviewed to help you select a journal for publication.
  • SCOPUS: a Tool for Authors
    This session will demonstrate tools for authors in SCOPUS, a large interdisciplinary citation database that indexes from nearly 25,000 journal titles and contains 60 million citations and other materials.  Among the questions that can be answered using Scopus are:  Who is citing my work?  How can I identify potential collaborators? What is my h-index?

  • Web of Science
    Web of Science is a powerful interdisciplinary database that indexes from nearly 12,000 journals.  Web of Science coverage also includes conference proceedings, book reviews, and other publications.  Among the questions that can be answered using Web of Science are: Who is citing my work? How can I identify potential collaborators?  What is my h-index?
  • Who is Citing Your Work?
    Are you interested in tracking your research by finding out who is citing your work?  Knowing how your research is being used in the scientific literature can also be of value for consideration of tenure and promotion, progress reports, quantifying the return on research funding or for justification for future requests for funding.  This session will demonstrate tools that authors can use to track how their research is being cited.
  • Using Publication Data to Measure Productivity and Impact
    Do you need to provide a report on your publications or include an impact statement in a grant renewal?  This presentation will review how to use Scopus or Web of Science to create reports to demonstrate productivity and impact.