Writing Guides, Style Manuals and the Publication Process in the Health Sciences

Style manuals, citation guides

Open Access

  • BioMed Central 
    • BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher of 257 peer-reviewed open access journals. The portfolio of journals spans all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine.
  • Creative Commons
    • Creative Commons is a nonprofit organization dedicated to building a globally-accessible public commons of knowledge and culture.  Provides Creative Commons licenses and public domain tools that give every person and organization in the world a free, simple, and standardized way to grant copyright permissions for creative and academic works; ensure proper attribution; and allow others to copy, distribute, and make use of those works

  • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
    • DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
  • Open Access Overview 
    • by Peter Suber
      • Open Access (The Book) 
        • by Peter Suber. MIT Press 2012

          Peter Suber tells us what open access is and isn't, how it benefits authors and readers of research, how we pay for it, how it avoids copyright problems, how it has moved from the periphery to the mainstream, and what its future may hold. Distilling a decade of Suber's influential writing and thinking about open access, this is the indispensable book on the subject for researchers, librarians, administrators, funders, publishers, and policy makers.

  • Open Access at the University of Minnesota 
  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) 
    • Public Library of Science (PLOS) is a nonprofit publisher, membership, and advocacy organization with a mission to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication.
  • Repositories, Federal Open Access
    • SHERPA is investigating issues in the future of scholarly communication. It is developing open-access institutional repositories in universities to facilitate the rapid and efficient worldwide dissemination of research.
  • SPARC: the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition 
    • An international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication
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