This week, we will focus on increasing your publishing skills to increase the discoverability of your research:
ORCiD provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from every other researcher and, through integration in key research workflows such as manuscript and grant submission, supports automated linkages between you and your professional activities ensuring that your work is recognized.
Institutional sign-on is now available, making it easier than ever to create or login to your ORCID account.
Leveraging your ORCiD account is a great way to let others know about your work. You've probably noticed the little green ORCiD icons appearing next to authors names in some journals articles.
Clicking on that on that icon will take you to the author's ORCiD page.
Are you ever stumped when a publisher asks you to assign keywords to your manuscript? Selecting the right keywords goes a long way towards getting your publication noticed. Here are some tips for selecting keywords:
To use MeSH on Demand, paste your abstract in the search box and click Search.
MeSH on Demand will display a list of MeSH terms and similar articles indexed in PubMed.
Is your inbox inundated with invitations from unfamiliar publishers to submit your manuscript to a journal you've never heard of? The number of journals in the biomedical sciences has increased exponentially in the past few years. How can you tell if a journal is legit?
Here are a few questions you can ask yourself to help guide your decision about publishing in a particular journal:
Equator's resources include reporting guidelines you can follow to help you write up your research. Guidelines are available for most common study types:
A recent article published in F1000 Research provides some useful tips and techniques for creating better graphics:
Schmied C and Jambor HK. Effective image visualization for publications – a workflow using open access tools and concepts [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]. F1000Research 2021, 9:1373 (https://doi.org/10.12688/f1000research.27140.2)
Copyright: © 2021 Schmied C and Jambor HK. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.