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Researchers Guide - Central Medical Library: Home

Information and tools for researchers

Tools & help:

Search for literature

Note: If your author name is not mentioned correctly in Pubmed you can request the CMB to make a correction.

Individual assistance

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

Useful links for researchers

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:

Central Medical Library - Contact

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Researching, Writing and Publishing: 

Measuring impact

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: 

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

Researchers are asked to deposit their final author's version of their peer-reviewed articles to make their research accessible for everyone. 

Present your publications

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

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?
How to Write a Thesis

Library collection: research methods

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