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Academic writing in a nutshell

Throughout your career as a student and/or researcher you will produce a series of reports, papers, publications and other texts, in many cases in fluent English. Tips and tricks to improve your writings in English are collected on the UGent portal. The faculty of Arts & Philosophy created a ...    Read more

Article submission for publication

How do you get your article published in a journal? How do you choose the right journal? The Kenniscentrum voor de Gezondheidszorg Gent (KCGG) lists several tips for the medical sciences. Here's a selection of generally applicable tips. How do you select a journal? CriterionTools Content SJFinder Find ...    Read more

Biblio: what is the Academic Bibliography?

What is Biblio? Biblio is both the Academic Bibliography and the institutional repository of UGent: Academic Bibliography: overview of publications by UGent researchers. Institutional repository (or 'open archive'): an online database with the full texts of UGent publications. Biblio combines both. Why do I have to add my publications ...    Read more

Creative commons: open licence for copyrighted works

General info A Creative Commons licence is an open licence. These kinds of licences allow certain, globally recognised, standardised re-use of copyrighted material. It is a so called upfront licence. You don't have to ask for permission to access, share or use a protected work, the permission is granted automatically. ...    Read more

DOI / ISBN / ISSN / PMID

These are all unique identifiers that refer to a specific source. Based on these identifiers, you will always be able to find the full and correct bibliographical information. A DOI or Digital Object Identifier is a code distributed by the International DOI Foundation, or IDF. It can refer to ...    Read more

EndNote: how to import multiple references from Web of Science

You can import up to 500 references at the same time from Web of Science into your EndNote library. To do this, enter your search query and click "Save to EndNote Desktop" You will see a pop-up where you can enter the amount of references you want to import. If ...    Read more

EndNote: how to personalise your reference fields

You can personalise the fields in EndNote in two different ways. Reference types You can choose which reference type is your preferred default, e.g: Journal Article. You can also choose which fields a certain reference type needs. Open EndNote via Athena Click Edit > Preferences, click on the tab "Reference ...    Read more

Open Access colours: gold, green, hybrid and more

Open Access comes in different colours. While we especially use the term green OA, gold OA and hybrid OA, other terms refine those broader terms. This tip addresses some of the Open Access flavours. Diamond Open Access: not-for-profit, non-commercial organizations, associations or networks publish material that is made available online ...    Read more

Open Access to your publications

Open Access refers to the practice of making peer-reviewed scholarly research and literature freely available online to anyone interested. Open means anyone can freely access, use, modify, and share for any purpose, subject, at most, to requirements that preserve provenance and openness. It does not affect authors' freedom to choose ...    Read more

Retraction Watch: what is it?

Having your publication retracted is something most authors would like to avoid. There are many different reasons why a publication can be retracted, such as (but not restricted to): Plagiarism of data, images, and/or authorship Self-plagiarism Errors in data, image, analyses, ... Falsification/fabrication of data, results, ... Ethical objections ... ...    Read more

Scholarly article: where to find it?

Search a bibliographic database The best way to find qualitative scholarly articles is to use a bibliographic database. There are multidisciplinary databases (eg. Scopus, Web of Science) as well as discipline specific databases (eg. PubMed for health sciences). These databases give an overview of published scholalry information, whether or not ...    Read more

SFX

SFX is a button that tries to bring you to an online full text article, based on the bibliographical information you entered. If an online full text is not available, it will offer you different options, for instance where you can find a print version, or how to request it ...    Read more