Strong writing skills are especially important because at the heart of science communication is the exchange of ideas. Sharing research findings with colleagues, scientists worldwide and even the public can have a big impact on your work. Yet in a study posted on bioRXiv in 2017, articles from 122 biomedical journals published over the past 130 years indicated a steady decrease in readability. If writing is so important, why are so many academics bad at it?Read More
How do we manage and organize a classification system so large? How do scientists in different countries, speaking different languages, compare findings on local flora and fauna to what is known globally? The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL), of course.
A great presentation- whether it's for a class project, a conference talk, or an interview- usually includes images. The right picture can captivate an audience and convey your research findings. Properly attributing and citing images used in presentation is as important as using clear, high definition images.Read More
One of the more helpful features of Google Scholar(GS) is that it connects to another database, Web of Science.Read More