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Writer & Author Resources: General Information

Subject guide with Mayo and web resources to help with the writing process


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Tools to Help You Identify Potential Journals

Journal Citation Reports

BMJ Case Reports Institutional Membership

Mayo Clinic maintains an institutional membership to BMJ Case Reports.  This means that you can submit your case reports without paying the individual fellowship fee.  The BMJ group customer number, author guidelines, and other details are available on this page of the Mayo Clinic Libraries website. (Note: Mayo's membership covers the Fellowship fee. This is separate from the Open Access charge, which is optional and allows your article to be free for all readers.) BMJ Case Reports Instructions for Authors page has complete details. 

Mayo Editorial Resources

Tips, Guides, & How-tos

Articles on Writing

For Authors

Confusion can arise when multiple authors share similar or the same name. Find out how to create a distinct researcher or author identity and the benefits of doing so.

Many journals include the instructions for authors on the journal's web page, even if the journal is not available in full-text.


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