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Need Help with Your Manuscript? The NIH Library Can Help!

The NIH Library offers classes, services, and resources to guide you through your entire writing, editing, and publishing process.

Would you like assistance with writing an abstract or guidance on where to submit your manuscript? Do you want help editing your article? The NIH Library offers classes, services, and resources to guide you through your entire writing, editing, and publishing process.

Classes
This spring, the NIH Library is offering a series of online classes intended to help you write and publish successfully. Learn more and register through the links below:

Editing Service
The NIH Library Editing Service provides free, light and medium manuscript editing, assistance with selecting a journal, suggestions for responding to peer review comments, and more. Get started by submitting an Editing Request, or request a consultation with a librarian to discuss your specific editing needs.

Resources
The NIH Library provides access to online tools to help you with your writing and publishing needs:

  • EndNote: download EndNote for free from the NIH Library and use it to manage the references in your manuscript 
  • Journal Citation Reports: find a journal’s impact factor or identify alternative journals for your manuscript submission
  • A.M.A Manual of Style: ensure your manuscript follows the styles established to support the medical and scientific publishing community
  • Chicago Manual of Style: access the style manual used primarily by those working in literature, history, and the arts

Contact us today and let us know how we can help you with your writing, editing, and publishing needs.