The EQUATOR (Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research) Network is an international initiative that seeks to improve the reliability and value of published health research literature by promoting transparent and accurate reporting and wider use of robust reporting guidelines. Click on individual publication types in the right-hand column.
A general description of the process of moving a research project from completion to publication; we are describing the process of assigning authors, the drafting of the manuscript, the review process, and how to respond to comments received from reviewers and editors.
This article is based on a workshop the Academic Medicine editorial staff developed. The terminology and examples used are from Academic Medicine. However, you can apply these strategies to articles you’re writing for other journals, other scholarly publications, grant applications, conference abstracts, and more.
This brief for healthcare practitioners, junior faculty, and students provides general comments, details, nuances and tips and explains the various uses of the abstract for publications and presentations in the healthcare field.
Authored by writing professor, George Gopen, and biochemist, Judith Swan, "some of the materials presented here were discussed and developed in faculty writing workshops held at the Duke University Medical School."
This essay is not about the mechanics of composing a paper, much of which has been covered elsewhere. Rather, it is about the principles and attitude that can help guide the process of writing in particular and research in general.
Addresses issues that face authors in the digital age, such as how to cite digital publications, preprints, databases, data repositories, podcasts, apps, and social media. Covers ethical and legal issues such as authorship, conflicts of interest, scientific misconduct, intellectual property, open access and public access.
Practical guide for residents and young researchers who are planning to embark on research. Details everything from the planning to how to draw upon relevant and appropriate conclusions. Chapters are specially written with tips for scientific writing, selecting the right journal, writing an original article for a journal, a case report, or a thesis.
Guide for writing strong articles using systematic approaches to picking journals; cultivating the right tone and style; managing collaborative projects; crafting effective Introduction, Method, Results, and Discussion sections; and submitting papers to journals.
A reference for researchers preparing articles for scientific journals, posters, conference presentations, reviews and popular articles; for students preparing theses; and for researchers whose first language is not English.
The authors discuss the components of different types of manuscripts, explain the submission process, and offer readers suggestions for working with editors and coauthors, dealing with rejection, and rewriting and resubmitting their work.
TurnItIn provides a web-based plagiarism detection service, which can be used as a deterrent and as a tool to teach students how to work with sources.
IMPORTANT: if you use TurnItIn, remember to select "No Repository" (in Settings) when submitting your paper to Turnitin. This prevents the paper from being included in TurniItIn's repository, where it will then be used as part of the corpus to evaluate future submissions to Turnitin.