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Library User Guide: Medical Faculty & Staff

What Resources & Services Do You Offer?

The librarians are able to accommodate faculty and staff with the follow services, which is not an all inclusive list (don't see what you need? Reach out!)

  • Literature Searching 
    • Please note that librarians are available to gather sources and send a list of articles to your review. For additional services such as writing a methodology section for your publication, please reach out to discuss details.  
  • Navigating citation management software.
  • Assisting with BMJ Case Report Fellowship Code.
  • Assisting with journal matching resources.  

  1. Endnote's "Journal Match" feature enables authors to find journals that matches their manuscript.
  2.  Through the FAU Libraries' subscription to Web of Science, FAU students, faculty and staff have FREE access to EndNote Web Basic. 

For access to Endnote:

  • Go to the Web of Science database.  
  • Sign in or register for a free account with your FAU email (both options located at the top right side of the page)
  • Click on "My Products" at the top right side of the page and choose "EndNote" from the dropdown options
  • For on demand tech support via webpage tutorials and knowledgebases, visit Endnote Table of Contents

Endnote Cite While You Write: 

  • From your Endnote account, click the "downloads" option from the gray navigation bar. 
  • From the Cite While You Write column, click the download link for your device. Installation Instructions & System Requirements provided if needed. 
  • Follow download prompts and refer to the installation instructions as needed. 
  • Within Word, authorize the CWYW Endnote tab by linking to your Endnote account: Cite While You Write Preferences

To utilize the Journal Match feature:

  • Click on "My Products" at the top right side of the page and choose "Master Journal List" from the dropdown options
  • In the center box next to "Already have a manuscript?" click "Match manuscript." 
  • Log in or create an account. 
  • Enter the title of your manuscript and abstract
  • Click "Find Journals."

While not associated with the FAU Libraries, Dr. Dedonno provides the residents support for research methodology and is FAU's deputy editor for Cureus Flagship. He has offered to extended his expertise to students in the past. 

Dr. DeDonno's website promotes the field of experimental research. As such, he goes into depth regarding the entire research process, as well as exploring statistics, and disseminating your work with society. 

FAU Libraries maintains an annual subscription to BMJ Case Reports, and are provided a fellowship code which waives the author submission fee for FAU residents, affiliate faculty, faculty, and students. Please contact Tiffany Follin or the department email for the code. 

Instructions for Authors regarding writing and submission are available HERE

FLAGSHIP is an academic Open Access channel of the Cureus journal. While publication is free, those who submit may need editing services that require payment. The FAU Libraries is not directly involved with FLAGSHIP and does not have a code to waive fees. 

For publication questions contact Dr. Michael Dedonno:

Do you have guides?

Delve into EBM resources, biostats resources, study design, and systematic reviews.

Ready to start your own literature search? This guide was created to walk a user through a literature search as it relates to EBM: from creating a search question from a basic need (clinical or research) to searching the literature, to evaluating and applying the medical literature to your question. It is also great for those who simply need a refresher: skip ahead to tabs covering basic and advanced search strategies.

View a list of reference management software, citation styles, and plagiarism resources, and more.

Guide offering support for summer research projects. Find video demonstrations on the library's top medical literature search databases, as well as example articles published by FAU medical students & residents. Feel free to take a look for your own knowledge or share with your students and residents as needed. 

Guide provides a brief overview of the NIH Data Management & Sharing Policy.

Created by FAU Libraries' Scholarly Communication Program, the guide provides resources for choosing a journal, determining journal quality (including identifying predatory publishers), and author rights

Notable Sections: 

  • Open Access
    •  Publishing in Open Access
    • Evaluate and find publishers
  • Journal and Research Impact
    • Find impact factors
    • Citation Tracking and analysis
  • Scholarly Publishing 
    • Choose a journal or publisher
    • Retractions
    • Deceptive or predatory publishers
  •  Researcher Profile and Identifier Management
    • Types of Researcher IDs and Profiles

Are There Journal Matching Services Available?

Below is a selection of Journal Matching Resources that are available to match your manuscript with a journal. Results are an indication of compatibility and does not indicate or ensure acceptance of your article.

*Please note that the library does not offer funding for journals should your manuscript be accepted. Please see BMJ Case Reports, above, for details on the Fellowship code we are able to provide the COM community.

Last updated on Jan 26, 2024 3:33 PM