29 August: Writing Strategies 2 (Environment, Scheduling, Tools)
- Creating an Environment Conducive to Writing
- An Introduction to the Pomodoro Technique
- Deep Work (an episode of the Hidden Brain Podcast)
- Distraction Free Writing Platforms for Authors:
5 September: Authorship
- Weltzin, J. F., Belote, R. T., Williams, L. T., Keller, J. K. and Engel, E. C. (2006), Authorship in ecology: attribution, accountability, and responsibility. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 4: 435–441.
- Duffy, M. A. (2017). Last and corresponding authorship practices in ecology. Ecology and evolution, 7(21), 8876-8887.
- Authorship Guidelines
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA): Page 2. See also their publication on the Allocation of Authorship and Credit
- Ecological Society of America (scroll down to “Publication”)
- American Psychological Association (Paragraph 2 under “Publication Practices & Responsible Authorship“
- International Committee of Medical Journal Editors
- Council of Science Editors
10 September: Science of Science
- Fortunato, S., C. T. Bergstrom, K. Börner, J. A. Evans, D. Helbing, S. Milojević, A. M. Petersen, F. Radicchi, R. Sinatra, and B. Uzzi. 2018a. Science of science. Science 359:eaao0185
- Smith MJ, Weinberger C, Bruna EM, Allesina S (2014) The Scientific Impact of Nations: Journal Placement and Citation Performance. PLoS ONE 9(10): e109195.
19 September: Writing Collaboratively
- Oliver, S. K., C. E. Fergus, N. K. Skaff, T. Wagner, P. N. Tan, K. S. Cheruvelil, and P. A. Soranno. 2018. Strategies for effective collaborative manuscript development in interdisciplinary science teams. Ecosphere 9:e02206.
- Oliver et al. 2018 Appendix S1: Authorship Guidelines for Data-intensive Research.
- Frassl, M. A., D. P. Hamilton, B. A. Denfeld, E. de Eyto, S. E. Hampton, P. S. Keller, S. Sharma, A. S. L. Lewis, G. A. Weyhenmeyer, C. M. O’Reilly, M. E. Lofton, and N. Catalan. 2018. Ten simple rules for collaboratively writing a multi-authored paper. PLoS Comput Biol 14:e1006508.
26 September: Better Figures
- Rougier NP, Droettboom M, Bourne PE (2014) Ten Simple Rules for Better Figures. PLoS Comput Biol 10(9): e1003833. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pcbi.1003833
- Simon Goring, Kaitlin Stack Whitney, Aerin Jacob, et al. Making Scientific Content More Accessible. Authorea. October 19, 2017. (pre-print of a manuscript in revision) DOI: https://doi.org/10.22541/au.150844289.92609826
- Post from Biotropica.org on making color figures color-blind accessible. Includes links to websites where you can simulate how your figures are interpreted, find palettes that are more accessible, learn why you should ditch the ‘rainbow’ gradient, etc.
- Nathan Yau’s Flowing Data Website (his books are excellent too).
- Kieran Healy’s “Data Visualization” book (link) and the Rpackage with all the code and data used in the book (link)
- Some truly terrible figures (link).
10/10: Peer Review
- Committee on Publication Ethics
- BES Guide to Peer Review in Ecology and Evolution
- Nicholas, K. A. and Gordon, W. (2011), A Quick Guide to Writing a Solid Peer Review. The Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America, 92: 376-381.
- Bourne PE, Korngreen A (2006) Ten Simple Rules for Reviewers. PLoS Comput Biol 2(9): e110. Online Version or as a PDF
- Noble WS (2017) Ten simple rules for writing a response to reviewers. PLoS Comput Biol 13(10): e1005730.
- Online Version or as a PDF
10/22: Archiving Data and Code
- Borer, E. T., E. W. Seabloom, M. B. Jones, and M. Schildhauer. 2009. Some Simple Guidelines for Effective Data Management. Bulletin of the Ecological Society of America: 205-214.
- Broman, K. W., & Woo, K. H. (2018). Data organization in spreadsheets. The American Statistician, 72(1), 2-10.
- White EP, Baldridge E, Brym ZT, Locey KJ, McGlinn DJ, Supp SR. 2013. Nine simple ways to make it easier to (re)use your data. Ideas in Ecology and Evolution. 6(2):1-10.
- BES Guide to Reproducible Code
- BES Guide to Data Collection and Management
10/31: Metrics, Altmetrics, and Amplifying Impact