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If you have questions or would like more publication and scholarship assistance, please contact us.

You can also contact a research facilitator.


Frequently asked questions

How can I assess my scholarship/research training needs?

How can I assess my scholarship/research training needs?

To help make a self-assessment and determine your needs, ask yourself the following questions:

  • Is there a topic or study area that excites me? What is it?
  • What skills do I need to acquire?
  • What professional development activities will aid me?
  • What resources do I need?
  • With whom will I collaborate?
  • Who are potential mentors?
  • How will I measure my outcomes and successes?
  • What timeline and benchmarks will I set?

You can also contact anyone in the publication and scholarship assistance team for an individual consultation to help determine your needs and build on your self-assessment.

What kinds of manuscripts are published and how do I choose?

What kinds of manuscripts are published and how do I choose?

Common manuscript types for publications include:

  • Original research and clinical trials
  • Review articles
  • Clinical case studies
  • Perspective, opinion, and commentary pieces

Learn more about manuscript development and publishing

How can I turn a presentation into a manuscript?

How can I turn a presentation into a manuscript?

Tips and processes for turning a presentation into a publication:

  • You have the literature search – becomes your reference list
  • You have the presentation outline – convert this to manuscript format
  • Choose an appropriate manuscript type
  • Fill in the prose and references
  • Review and revise with your co-authors
  • Submit to journal of choice

How can I fix my Manifold and SCOPUS site information?

How can I fix my Manifold and SCOPUS site information?

For more information about Manifold, or for assistance with your profile, please contact manifold@umn.edu.

What is “grey literature?”

What is “grey literature?”

Products outside of the reviewed and indexed literature like conference posters and slides, instructional materials, organizational white papers, pamphlets, and other works that do not appear in scholarly databases. How to track "grey literature"