Making research more accessible with Figshare

By: Iain Hrynaszkiewicz We want to enable all of our authors and editors to publish the best research and promote wider access to research data, and other materials that support publications. To help achieve this we have introduced enhanced display and discovery of supplementary materials (additional files) in BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals, in partnership with Figshare. We are now depositing additional files from more than 300 BioMed Central and SpringerOpen journals in Figshare. This new service to authors and readers will: Improve the online display of articles Improve readership of and engagement with published articles Increase the discoverability of … Read more…

Five Things Scientists Should be Doing on Social Media

Sean Ekins is CSO of Collaborative Drug Discovery, CEO of Phoenix Nest, CEO of Collaborations Pharmaceuticals, Inc, and CSO of the Hereditary Neuropathy Foundation. In addition, he serves on the Editorial Board of Pharmaceutical Research, and is passionate about using social media to help publicize science. He shared five tips with us for what you can do as a researcher and scientist to help elevate your scientific career.