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Best practices for APC waivers | Research4Life 
APC Research4Life has created an overview of all its publisher partners’ APC waiver policies. If you are a researcher from a country eligible for Research4Life and you want to publish open access with a specific publisher, you can consult the list to find out more about their waiver policy.

Which Are the Tools Available for Scholars? A Review of Assisting Software for Authors during Peer Reviewing Process
An article presenting a taxonomy of over 200 different authoring tools, services and platforms, divided into nine distinct categories.

BMJ Author Hub – A comprehensive resource platform, to assist reseachers in designing studies, identifying journals to submit to, publishing their work, and promoting their paper. The platform features interactive elements, videos and ‘how to’ guides.

Cochrane reviews (systematic reviews of drug effects, medical interventions, etc.)

CONSORT statement (consolidated standards of reporting trials)

Doctor Fungus (mycology info)

EASE Guidelines for Authors and Translators of Scientific Articles

Elsevier Researcher Academy (information for authors about publishing in international journals)

EQUATOR – Goodreports (an online tool that helps authors determine their study paradigm and provides the appropriate guidelines required to plan and report on medical research)

Free/low cost resources for graduate students (or anyone else) – a crowdsourced GoogleDoc containing web resources for every aspect of research and academic publishing.

Four steps for effective science communication (SciDev.Net)

Good Publication Practice for Communicating Company-Sponsored Medical Research (article published in the Annals of Internal Medicine)

HUGO (human genetic nomenclature)

Martindale: the complete drug reference

Medical Dictionary (check spelling is British)

Pharma-lexicon (medical abbreviations)

PubMed (millions of citations for biomedical literature)

Medical Acronym Finder

The Economist Style Guide (has useful tips on correct use of words and punctuation)

Who Named It (index of eponyms)

Wiley Exchanges (their ideas, research and discussion blog)

Proof-Reading Service (A Handbook for Editors of Academic and Scientific Articles)

Bid 4 Papers (spelling, grammar and punctuation rules)

Logic of English (spelling rules)

Grammarly (handbook)