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Scientific Initiative: Scientific Initiative

 Scientific Initiative


Enhance ethics of conducting research, scientific communication, and publication.

Enhance the exploration, selection, and recommendation of information resources for integration into medical education and clinical practice to enhance education and clinical care

Enhance information literacy and academic skills by integrating scientific information lectures to enhance graduate medical education.



Dr. Tmanova, MLIS, MS, DVM
Informationist, Darnall Medical Library
Assistant Professor in Radiology and Radiological Sciences
F. Edward Hébert School of Medicine

Scientific Initiative is an extended initiative that emerged from the Biomedical Research and Scholarly Communication Support services designed by Dr. Tmanova in 2015 to help WRNMMC biomedical community integrate innovative scientific information into medicine to advance science and scientific communication.

The Scientific Initiative adds information value to clinical research, publication-quality value to articles written by clinicians and residents, and information literacy value to graduate medical education aiming to enhance the ethical research, literature analysis, synthesis, and management, scientific writing, article publication, and research impact evaluation through following initiatives:

The initiative also offers information resources, consultations, and lectures on conducting research, study planning, data management planning, scientific writing, and publication. 


Scientific consultations are offered for clinicians and residents to help navigate the information ecosystem of scholarly publication, planning the study, research data management, scientific writing, information management, and academic publication. 


Scientific Communication lectures are offered for clinicians and residents to enhance research skills in literature search, analysis, synthesis, information and citation management, scientific writing, research data management, scientific communication, critical thinking and analysis, and academic and clinical ethics.

Information Resources

  • Conducting Research library guide - information resources on bioethics and ethical conduction of research in biomedical sciences.
  • Literature Informatics library guide - information resources to explore multidisciplinary literature for the scientific discovery and information synthesis to enhance a scientific inquiry and accelerate scientific discoveries.
  • Information Management library guide - information resources and tools for analysis and critical appraisal of information resources to enhance a scientific inquiry and accelerate scientific discoveries.
  • Scientific Writing library guide - information resources to enhance scientific writing, publication, and professional speaking.
  • Publication library guide - information resources on standards and guidelines of ethical writing, research theft and predatory publishing, plagiarism, research integrity in writing and communicating research and research data, copyright and intellectual property rights, and research integrity.

Dr. Tmanova designed this library guide. Shall you have questions about this library guide, please contact,
Dr. Tmanova 

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