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Scholarly preprint Word templates
Use these typeset Word templates to improve readability when sharing preprints. Journal policies on use may vary, so always check! Additional instructions included in LICENSE.txt.
User license template
Many journals require a user license to be added to submitted or accepted manuscripts before sharing publicly. Copy and paste this template into the first page of your manuscript and edit to fit your journal's policies.
Open source tools for creating your own website
Trust us, it's easier than it sounds! While we've highlighted drag-and-drop website builders to create your own website, there are other free, open-source options that have customizable academic templates. The most popular option among scientists is the Academic template on Wowchemy (used together with GitHub & Netlify).
Negotiating copyright agreements
For journals that don’t allow self-archiving, addendums are a way to negotiate and potentially retain rights of your work. Check out these resources on navigating the negotiating process and tools to create your own author addendum.
Resources for improving science communication
Nine tips for communicating science to people who are not scientists
This article includes simple yet helpful tips for science communication. Spoiler alert: using social media is a great way to communicate science and your research projects!
In the Media
In order to achieve our goals, we must raise our voices and make ourselves heard. News features and press releases are a great way to make this happen. Read on for some of our latest highlights.
Green Open Access
September 3, 2019
Describes the process of self-archiving research in repositories. Although not mentioned in this video, the information is also relevant to self-archiving on your own personal or lab website.
Paying for Open Access does not increase your paper’s impact, but self-archiving in a repository does
Oct 5, 2018
Written companion to the OCTOPOD episode on why self-archiving your papers can increase your citations by 30%.