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Journal of eScience Librarianship (Lamar Soutter Library)
The Journal of eScience Librarianship (JeSLIB) is an open access, peer-reviewed journal advancing the theory and practice of librarianship focusing on services related to data-driven research in science, technology, engineering, math, social sciences, medicine, and public health.
Journal of Parent and Family Mental Health (Psychiatry)
The Journal of Parent and Family Mental Health is devoted to the translation and dissemination of research knowledge specific to families living with parental mental illness. The idea for an e-journal dedicated exclusively to research and innovation specific to parental mental illness was born from a group of international researchers and change agents committed to enhancing the lives of families living with parental mental illness. This group is called Parental and Family Mental Health Worldwide.
Neurological Bulletin (Neurology)
Neurological Bulletin is not accepting new submissions at this time. For inquiries, please contact Dr. William Schwartz.
Neurological Bulletin is a journal to promote scientific inquiry and reasoning for trainees in neurology and neuroscience, and the academic neurology community at large. The Bulletin publishes original investigations, case reports and case series, therapeutic trials, and timely reviews, written by students, residents, or fellows, with faculty as possible co-authors or mentors. Manuscripts that explore novel initiatives pertaining to neurological education are also encouraged. Letters to the editor regarding previous articles and on topics of concern to academic neurology will also be considered.
Psychiatry Information in Brief (Psychiatry)
Psychiatry Information in Brief is a journal devoted to the dissemination of behavioral health information. This journal focuses on translating research findings into concise, user-friendly information that is accessible to all. It incorporates an array of dissemination products including:
- Psychiatry Issue Briefs: Concise research findings with real-world recommendations and action items for providers and consumers of mental health services
- Research in the Works: Brief one page descriptions of on-going research at the UMass Department of Psychiatry
- Research You Can Use: Research findings from literature reviews, white papers, and other research aimed at busy providers
- Transitions RTC: Publications aimed at improving supports for youth and young adults with serious mental health conditions
View the latest issue: Central IRBs: Enhanced Protections for Research Participants. Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) play a critical role in research, and assure safety and fairness to participants enrolled in research studies. Multisite studies are often reviewed by multiple IRBs (an IRB review at each site participating in the study), which can slow down study approval, result in duplication of effort, and occasionally produce contradictory decisions by different IRBs. To address these problems, the federal government has promoted the use of single IRBs (referred to as Central IRBs or CIRBs), where a single IRB is responsible for the review of all sites where the research study is conducted. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has recently announced that beginning in 2017 all research conducted at multiple sites must be reviewed by a CIRB. This CIRB process is new and requires careful study to understand its pitfalls and benefits. As such, UMass Medical School and Columbia University received a (NIH) grant to study how different institutions conduct reviews of research involving multiple sites.
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The Journal of Global Radiology (Radiology)
The Journal of Global Radiology (JGR) is a peer-reviewed, open-access, specialized journal of radiology that documents and studies issues surrounding global access to and delivery of medical imaging services, with a focus on low-income or resource-poor regions. JGR explores the practical and technological challenges involved in expanding global access to radiology services, and their intersection with issues of medical education, economic and infrastructural development, public health and health policy. The journal seeks to facilitate dialogue, collaboration and exchange among the many medical and nonmedical professionals involved in radiology outreach efforts around the world, and welcomes submissions of a range of content, including original research, editorials and country reports.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Journal of Global Radiology is now accepting submissions. JGR publishes articles as they become available for publication, following a thorough peer review process. JGR does not charge subscription, submission, or author fees, and authors retain ownership of the copyright for their content. The editors accept online submissions via the JGR website. See Guidelines for Authors or contact the journal editors for further information.
UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science Newsletter (University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science)
The University of Massachusetts Center for Clinical and Translational Science (UMCCTS) was founded in 2006 to enhance clinical and translational research across the five University of Massachusetts campuses (Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, UMass Medical School) and our clinical partner, UMass Memorial Health Care. With the receipt of an NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) in 2010, and its successful renewal in 2015, the UMCCTS joined a network of 62 NIH-funded centers collaborating to transform the conduct of clinical and translational research across the U.S. The goals of the UMCCTS are to 1) To accelerate the translation of basic discoveries into practical, cost effective solutions that improve human health; and 2) To develop and support the next generation of leaders in clinical and translational research. The monthly UMCCTS Newsletter provides its members with the latest news and announcements about resources, funding opportunities, seminars, events, and educational training.