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Online Writing Guides
The Science of Scientific Writing
George Gopen, Judith Swan
American Scientist, Vol. 78 (Nov-Dec 1990), pp. 550-558.
A free, comprehensive, peer-reviewed, award-winning Open Text for students and faculty in college-level courses that require writing and research.
Getting Published Guide
Links to EndNote, RefWorks, copyright information and various tools to assist those authoring manuscripts and papers.
A listing of databases, Web, and print resources with funding and contracting opportunities.
iThenticate is an anti-plagiarism tool that allows research documents to be uploaded for review against other published works.
Access to iThenticate varies by role and school. If you are unable to access iThenticate, you may still be able to gain access; please email the Office of Scientific Integrity at ASIST@duke.edu
For additional guidance and information about how to use iThenticate, please visit the Duke Office of Scientific Integrity.
Additional Duke Resources
Wiley Researcher Academy
Modular, self-paced online program to develop understanding and expertise of the scientific writing and publishing process. Free, but registration required.
Thompson Writing Program (TWP)
Helps students develop as writers and supports faculty who teach writing in a wide range of courses. TWP Writing Studio offers free, one-on-one writing consultations to Duke students.
Writing Groups for Postdocs
Inquire about writing groups for postdocs by contacting Kristine Glauber, Program Director for the Duke Office of Research Initiatives, at email@example.com.
Gopen Writing Seminars
Held annually in October/November. Limited seats for fellow, postdocs, students, and staff.
Faculty Write Program
aims to advance faculty writing through workshops, retreats, writing groups, and consultations. Sponsored by the Thompson Writing Program.
DOCR Study Planning
Email the Duke Office of Clinical Research (DOCR) Study Planning team at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance related to writing and more.
Scholarly Communications @ Duke
Duke's source for advice and information on copyright and publication issues.
The Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID) enables you to clearly identify your publications, distinguishing your works from other people with similar names. Duke is making it even easier to obtain an ORCID ID.
- Register or link to your ORCID ID through the OIT Account Self-Service Portal
- Select “MANAGE DIRECTORY LISTINGS”
- Select “Register your ORCID iD” or CREATE one!
- Authorize ORCID to share your ID with Duke!
Your ORCID ID is now part of your Duke Directory listing and Scholars@Duke information! At the ORCID site, you can also search for and identify the publications that are yours! Find more information on the many ways you may use ORCID, including linking it to your Scopus record, in this newsletter article.