NIH released NOT-OD-17-050 on March 24, 2017, regarding citing preprints and other interim research products in applications and progress reports. While the inclusion of preprints and interim research products is not required, NIH encourages investigators to make them publicly available in repositories to speed the dissemination and enhance the rigor of their work.
The Lamar Soutter Library and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences are pleased to announce that they have developed a new submission and approval process for electronic theses and dissertations at the University of Massachusetts Medical School.
eScholarship@UMMS, UMass Medical School’s digital archive and publishing system offering worldwide access to the research and scholarly work of the University of Massachusetts Medical School community, reached a significant milestone when it topped 1 million downloads on February 17, 2016.
Dissertations and theses from the University of Massachusetts Medical School are now included in the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), an international archive containing more than 4 million records of electronic theses and dissertations.
The Journal of Global Radiology (JGR), an open access, peer-reviewed journal focusing on global issues related to access to medical imaging, has published its first issue. JGR fills a unique niche in radiology by cataloging the activities and achievements of individual radiologists and institutional involvement in improving access to medical imaging in the developing world.