The process of writing a scientific paper can be complex with lots of little details nobody tells you about. We discuss how it all works practically, from the inception of an idea to getting your paper into review.
We discuss different resources used in research:
databases such as free ones like Google Scholar and Pubmed to paid databases,
author profiles such as ORCID,
and the pros and cons of them.
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Reference managers can save you a lot of time and energy when writing papers, but are an often overlooked tool.
We look into what they actually are, why we need them, our own experiences with a variety of different reference managers, and some of the pros and cons.
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Reproducing results from scientific papers can be a challenge. Using bioinformatics as an example, we discuss how to make it easier to reproduce results, covering:
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We discuss DORA (Declaration on Research Assessment) and its impact on Researchers, Publishers, metrics providers, Institutions and funders.
In this show we discuss academic peer review:
what is peer review and why its important,
how it works from a reviewers perspective,
open versus blind review,
why its a good thing,
what a reviewer gets out of the process,
the cost of Knowledge campaign and
peer review systems (websites).
This podcast discusses why academic research groups need information professionals covering:
different types of information professionals,
sharing what information professionals do,
managing data itself and
the right tool for the job.