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Scholarly Publishing and Open Access

This guide provides tips and resources for navigating the scholarly publishing landscape, including journal lists, author resources, and resources about preprints and repositories.


ORCID is an independent non-profit effort to provide an open registry of unique researcher identifiers and open services to link research activities and organizations to these identifiers. ORCID provides a persistent digital identifier that distinguishes you from other researchers. Learn more at

Researchers can link their research with Johns Hopkins, which is a member institution. Note that in January, 2020, the NIH mandates that individuals supported by research training, fellowship, research education, and career development awards submit their ORCID. Read more in the NIH's July 10, 2019 notice.

Books on Writing and Style Guides

JHMI Writing Support

Getting That Paper Out the Door

The video recording of this interactive symposium covers key topics in the writing and publishing process, including focusing on your message, time management, dealing with perfectionism, authorship questions, and journal selection.

Additional resources are available from the Office of Faculty Development and the JHM Professional Development and Career Office



Avoiding Plagiarism Course

This course, offered through JHU myLearning, will help you learn the basics of avoiding plagiarism during your academic career and beyond.

Research Reporting Guidelines

The following are research reporting guidelines for major study types.

Additional guidelines are available from the EQUATOR Network, FAIRsharing, and the National Library of Medicine.