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Information and tools for researchers


Research Toolbox UMCG

Use the Research Toolbox to register your research project and to identify the procedures you should follow.

Assistance profile page/ PURE

Contact the CMB for assistance with your profile page in Pure:, tel. 363 2632

Reference tools

Use RefWorks to manage your literature references.

Staying up-to-date

My NCBI: save Pubmed searches and get e-mail alerts:

More tools for researchers


Data management

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:

Research funding

Individual assistance/ search strategy development

v.d. Werf

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

Make an appointment



Open access

Required affiliation details

Add affiliation details to your publication

To be able to recognize publications - articles, e-books, chapters, conference papers etc. - for bibliographic analysis, the address field of all UMCG scientific publications must contain the following string:

University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Department  …., The Netherlands

This also counts for publications on which the UMCG has participated with a corresponding author outside the UMCG or the University Groningen. The addition of departmental details is recommended. The order is very important for the ranking of the university and the UMCG!

More links for authors UMCG

Correction author name in PubMed

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

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.