Duke Medical Center Library & Archives Blog
Identifying Retracted Journal Articles
Posted On: Monday, February 26, 2024 - 08:52 by Lesley Skalla, Ph.D.
A continuing hot topic in the news is the increasing number of scientific studies that have been discovered to be wrong and are retracted by their publishers. Indeed, Nature News reported that more than 10,000 research papers were retracted in 2023. Citing retracted articles should be avoided in scholarly publishing as it can decrease the credibility and reliability of your work.
Why is this important? Articles can be retracted for a number of reasons but typically because of either error (intentional or unintentional) or fraud (Brainard and You, 2018);…MORE
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NIH Statement on Predatory Publishing
Posted On: Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 13:39 by Jesse Akman
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently released a statement intended to "protect the credibility of published research" by encouraging authors to publish papers resulting from NIH-funded research in reputable journals. You can read the full statement here.
For resources to help you determine where (and where not) to publish, see our Publication Metrics Guide.
Have questions about predatory publishing? Ask a Librarian! Contact us at email@example.com.
Have you ever wanted to respond to a PubMed article?
Posted On: Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 12:51 by Erica Brody
PubMed Commons lets you in on the research conversation. It is a system that enables researchers to share opinions and information about scientific publications. If you are listed on even one item indexed in PubMed, you are eligible to become a member of PubMed Commons. You will need a My NCBI account and an invitation to join PubMed Commons. Both are free of charge.
Getting an invitation to PubMed Commons:
- E-mail addresses of eligible authors have been collected from the NIH, the Wellcome Trust and authors' email addresses in PubMed and PubMed Central. …
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Looking for a Thesis or Dissertation at Duke?
Posted On: Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 12:26 by Alex Mesa
DukeSpace Theses and Dissertations
DukeSpace should be your first stop if you are looking for a recent publication by Duke University. DukeSpace materials cover Duke University masters’ theses and doctoral dissertations, as well as undergraduate honor theses. From 2007 to present, there is full text available and DukeSpace is open access! No login is necessary.
Dissertations and Theses @ Duke University
Available through Proquest, D&T@Duke covers dissertations available from 1996 to present and masters’ theses…
Duke Elements - We Can Help!
Posted On: Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 15:54 by Brandi Tuttle
Do you manage your Duke Elements publications?
Have you received a message from Duke Elements notifying you the system has found new publications for you or that you have publications awaiting your approval? Remember, your publications are only displayed in your Scholars@Duke profile if you have approved them in Elements. The Library can help make sure your publications are listed in your Scholars@Duke profile!
Would you like to increase the reach of your publications?
While you are approving publications for display in your Scholars profile, you may also upload the full text of the publications for open access via the DukeSpace repository…MORE
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