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Writing Your NIH Biosketch in LaTeX

In December 2014, the NIH released new requirements for the Biographical Sketch (biosketch) for grant applications submitted on or after May 25, 2015. Major changes include: page limit extending from four to five pages describing up to five of your most significant contributions to science for each contribution, listing up to four relevant peer-reviewed publications […]

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Peer Review Week 2015

Welcome to Peer Review Week! Festivities last all week long and we will be tweeting tips and following the conversation at #PeerRevWk15. Follow us @EHSLibrary! Mark your calendars: on Thursday October 1 at 9am, we will be hosting the webinar on “Trust and Transparency in Peer Review” in HSEB 4100C. Refreshments will be served! Please […]

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LaTeX: what is it and where can I find help?

Do any of the following statements resonate with you? I want my document to look professional (e.g. like a textbook or journal article). I want to focus on my writing and less on the formatting. I want an easy way to typeset mathematical formulas and equations. I want a table of contents that automatically updates. […]

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Where are the Data Repositories?

Discovering and re-using research datasets has become much easier in recent years due in large part to data sharing initiatives, the increasing use of standards and innovative new technologies. Come learn about the data repositories and research data available for your use. We will also provide information on how to deposit your own research data and […]

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ORCID: A Unique Identifier for Researchers

ORCID is a free tool that allows you to gather together the outputs of your research under one unique identifier. It will give you the ability to make sure that the articles, data sets, etc. that you published are the ones attributed you, and are linked together. “ORCID aims to solve the name ambiguity problem […]

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Open Access Week

This week is Open Access Week.  Here is the schedule of events happening at the University of Utah. Tuesday Oct 23rd: Publishing SMART: How to Make Your Article Visible Instructors: Allyson Mower, Marriott Library and Abby Adamczyk, Eccles Library 1 to 3 pm, Marriott Library, Room 1009 Register Here Authors want their scholarly articles to […]

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New open access journal, PeerJ

“PeerJ is an Open Access, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal. Initially, it will be publishing Research Articles in the Biological and Medical Sciences. It will aim for rapid decision making and will publish articles as soon as they are ready… PeerJ operates a ‘Lifetime Membership’ model. Unlike many Open Access publications which charge authors per publication, PeerJ […]

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