Vshidham how to write article 9-25-2011

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Part of symposium at 36th ECC at Istanbul, Turkey (Sept 2011). CytoJournal perspective!!

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  1. 1. Vinod B. Shidham , MD, FRCPath, FIAC Vice-chair & Professor Director of Cytopathology, Cytotechnology School, Cytopathology fellowship Dept of Pathology, Wayne State University Medical School Detroit, MI 48201, USA Co-editor-in-chief & Executive editor, CytoJournal (www.cytojournal.com ) [email_address] How to write article? 24 SEPTEMBER 2011, Saturday (15.30-17.00) Hall 3 (‹nönü Hall) Symposium 9 CytoJournal perspective!!
  2. 2. From Hypothesis which should be • Relevant. • Measurable. • Comparable.
  3. 3. Conclusion of the project
  4. 4. Next important and rewarding phase after completion of the project / research is publishing the findings and sharing with peers and public
  5. 5. This leads to the next phase writing a publishable manuscript
  6. 6. Writing a publishable manuscript How to write article?
  7. 8. How to decide authorship?
  8. 9. http://www.icmje.org/ethical_1author.html Authorship ICMJE criteria for authorship
  9. 11. General basic guidelines are same for most of the articles How to write article?
  10. 12. http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~bioslabs/tools/report/reportform.html
  11. 13. http://www.owlnet.rice.edu/~bios311/bios311/sciarticle.html
  12. 14. http://www.icmje.org/manuscript_1prepare.html
  13. 15. Specific guidelines are based on the Instructions to authors by particular journal chosen.
  14. 16. How to chose the journal
  15. 17. The Audience (Scope of the journal) How to chose the journal ( contd )
  16. 18. Retention of the Copyright & Intellectual property by authors How to chose the journal ( contd )
  17. 19. © 2011 Khazai et al; This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0 ), which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
  18. 20. How to chose the journal ( contd )
  19. 21. Ease of Dissemination of published research- Online services such as eCytoJournal How to chose the journal ( contd )
  20. 22. How to chose the journal ( contd )
  21. 23. How to chose the journal ( contd )
  22. 24. How to chose the journal ( contd )
  23. 25. How to chose the journal ( contd )
  24. 26. Long term availability in public domain- Open Access Journals How to chose the journal ( contd )
  25. 27. http://www.doaj.org/
  26. 29. Quick search ability- PubMed, Google scholar How to chose the journal ( contd )
  27. 30. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/
  28. 31. http://scholar.google.com/,
  29. 32. Author Goal Maximum impact Mostly judged by citation frequency by other researchers
  30. 33. The impact measured by variety of methods- Although ‘ Impact Factor ’ is widely known In the current IT era with Internet, there are many more matrices- Most of which are available FREE on web in real time- From many resources. A few examples are Google scholar http://scholar.google.com/, Harzing.com http://www.harzing.com/, SCImago http://www.scimagojr.com/
  31. 34. http://scholar.google.com/,
  32. 36. http://www.harzing.com/pop.htm Citation metrics analyzed by Publish or perish Free download of ‘Publish or perish’ software is available from- http://www.harzing.com/resources.htm
  33. 41. Citation metrics analysis- http://www.harzing.com/pop.htm XXXXXX XXXXXX
  34. 43. About SJR (SCImago Journal Rank Indicator) http://www.scimagojr.com/aboutus.php As of Jan 18, 2008
  35. 44. www.cytojournal.com
  36. 45. Website statistics from Google
  37. 46. Once the journal is selected Follow the instructions to authors
  38. 47. http://www.cytojournal.com/contributors.asp
  39. 53. References / Bibliography Citing the literature is important part Follow the guidelines of specific journal
  40. 54. http://www.cytojournal.com/contributors.asp
  41. 55. How to write references while submitting manuscripts Ravi Kanojia Editorial Secretary JIAPS http://www.medknow.com/rdppt.asp
  42. 57. Successful completion of the manuscript Ready to be submitted to the journal and Peer reviewed by the journal
  43. 60. Perseverance, Patience, Perfection
  44. 61. McMillan, V.E. (2001) Writing Papers in the Biological Sciences, Third Edition, Bedford/St. Martin's, Boston, MA Davis, M. (1997) Scientific Papers and Presentations, Academic Press, San Diego, CA Day, R.A. (1994) How to Write and Publish a Scientific Paper, Fourth Edition, Oryx Press, Phoenix, AZ Medawar, P. B. (1979) Advice to a young scientist , Harper and Row Publishers. New York Reading material
  45. 62. Resource with many pictures, In open access, Peer-review option, Hard copy and online availability. Opportunity for frequent updates
  46. 63. Thank you Detroit skyline Symposium 9 [email_address]

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