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Researchers Guide - Central Medical Library: Home

Information and tools for researchers

Researching, Writing, and Publishing

Measuring impact

Based on the Journal Citation Reports, the Central Medical Library has made overviews of the Q1 journals (top 25%) per subject category . These overviews are only available to University & UMCG staff:

Discount for authors

Dutch university libraries have reached agreements with academic publishers about publishing open access, so corresponding authors of Dutch universities and academic hospitals can publish in open access for free or with a substantial discount.

Cite literature

How to collect, organize, annotate and cite research publications? Use RefWorks or Mendeley:

Vancouver style

Vancouver style is a common style for the format / the layout of publications, for instance citations and references. Many journals follow the Vancouver style, but with small changes.

Green Open Access: make your article freely available via Pure

Send your article to the library...
and we'll import it into Pure for you!

Researchers from the UMCG and University Groningen, are obliged to add their articles to Pure.

Let the library help:
Send your article to us via the link above and we will take care of the import into Pure.

Learn more:

Present your publications

PURE is the corporate tool to manage, present and share your publications, your research profile and your CV.

Questions about Pure?
050-36 16194, Guus van den Brekel, UMCG coordinator PURE

Data management

  • What do I have to know about file formats?
  • Where can I safely store my data?
  • Who owns my research data?
  • How do I create a data management plan to support my bid?

Tools & help

Discover literature

Stay up to date on the latest research

with one of our journal-apps: BrowZine or Read. You can read it on the web and both have apps for Android, iPad and iPhone.

Useful links for researchers

Individual assistance

v.d. Werf

Staff members and students are welcome to make an appointment about search strategy for a systematic review or a CAT.

Scientific integrity

Doubt the scientific integrity of a particular research or researcher? In connection with the new research code of the UMCG, please mail to:

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