Duke Medical Center Library & Archives
October 2017 Archive
Open Access Week: October 23-29
Posted On: Monday, October 16, 2017 - 09:14 by Jamie Conklin
International Open Access Week will be celebrated Oct. 23 – 29, 2017!
This year's theme "Open in order to..." invites us to consider beneficial outcomes of making scholarship openly available to all. Perhaps your goal is to improve population health, ensure access to knowledge, enhance collaboration and networking, or increase your scholarly impact. Feel free to share your goals using the hashtag #OpenInOrderTo and follow other OA news at #OAWeek or...MORE
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Writing in the Sciences Coursera Course Opens Today
Posted On: Monday, October 2, 2017 - 11:57 by Jesse Akman
Enrollment opens today for Dr. Kristin Sainani's Coursera Course "Writing in the Sciences." This course teaches scientists to become more effective writers, using practical examples and exercises. Topics include: principles of good writing, tricks for writing faster and with less anxiety, the format of a scientific manuscript, peer review, grant writing, ethical issues in scientific publication, and writing for general audiences. This course is for undergraduate and graduate students; medical students; scientists; medical professionals; and science writers.
Dr. Kristin Sainani is an epidemiologist based at Stanford University. You can learn more about Dr. Sainani's work...MORE