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 ...
If you are thinking about writing a new publication:
Consult the guidelines on authorship within your field and/or faculty and find out what policy is in place at the journal in question. Make sure that any arrangements are always in line with this policy.
Discuss authorship issues beforehand (i.e. before ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
You can personalise the fields in EndNote in two different ways.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
For copyright reasons, most electronic resources (databases and journals) can only be consulted within the UGent network. In the library catalogue they have an indication "UGent only". You don't have to be on campus to be able to access these resources.
Off-campus access is easy through Athena. Just open ...
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
Errors in data, image, analyses, ...
Falsification/fabrication of data, results, ...
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 ...
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 ...
Web of Science (WoS) is a portal of several scholarly databases. Ghent University has access to:
Science Citation Index (SCI)
Social Science Citation Index (SSCI)
Arts & Humanities Citation Index (AHCI)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S)
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Science & Humanities (CPCI-SSH)
Emerging Sources ...