International Council of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

World Association of Medical Editors (WAME)

Council of Science Editors (CSE)

Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE)

US National Library of Medicine (NLM)

US Office of Research Integrity (ORI)

European Association of Science Editors (EASE)

International Society of Managing and Technical Editors (ISMTE)

Forum for African Medical Editors (FAME)

Eastern Mediterranean Association of Medical Editors (EMAME)

Enhancing the QUAlity and Transparency Of health Research (EQUATOR)





“EASE guidelines for authors and translators” Translations

ICMJE Recommendations for the Conduct, Reporting, Editing and Publication of Scholarly Work in Medical Journals

EASE Toolkit for Authors

EQUATOR Resources for Authors

Instructions to Authors in the Health Sciences (Mulford Health Science Library)





Randomized controlled trials – CONSORT

CONSORT translations

Standard protocol items for randomized trials – SPRIT

Observational research: cohort, case-control, and cross-sectional studies – STROBE

Diagnostic accuracy studies – STARD

Systematic reviews and meta-analyses – PRISMA

Non-randomized behavioral and public health intervention trials – TREND Transparent Reporting of Evaluations with Nonrandomized Designs

Experimental animal trials – ARRIVE

For further information on the reporting guidelines: EQUATOR network

American Psychological Association’s (APA) Reporting Standards for Research in Psychology

MIBBI Minimum Information guidelines from diverse bioscience communities
Sex and Gender Equity in Research: SAGER Guideline




WHO’s International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (ICTRP)

Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry (ANZCTR)

Brazilian Clinical Trials Registry (ReBec)

Chinese Clinical Trial Registry (ChiCTR)

Clinical Research Information Service (CRiS), Republic of Korea

Clinical Trials Registry – India (CTRI)

EU Clinical Trials Register (EU-CTR)

German Clinical Trials Register (DRKS)

Iranian Registry of Clinical Trials (IRCT)

Japan Primary Registries Network (JPRN)

The Netherlands National Trial Register (NTR)

Pan African Clinical Trial Registry (PACTR)

Sri Lanka Clinical Trials Registry (SLCTR)

WHO’s International Standards for Clinical Trial Registries





ICMJE Recommendations

COPE Guidelines

COPE Flowcharts and their Translations

EASE Ethics Checklist for Authors

CSE White Paper on Publication Ethics

WAME Policies and Resources

ORI Handling Misconduct

Helsinki Declaration (WMA, 2013)

Guide for the care and use of laboratory animals

ICMJE Form for Disclosure of Potential Conflicts of Interest

Criteria for authorship (ICMJE: authorship and contributorship)

COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers

Plagiarism software (iThenticate)

eTBLAST: a text-similarity based search engine

Deja Vu: a Database of Highly Similar Citations





CAB Abstracts

Chemical Abstracts





Global Health

Google Scholar

Index Copernicus

Journal Citation Reports



Science Citation Index

Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science)


Thomson Reuters EndNote Web

Thomson Reuters ResearcherID (ResearcherID is now on Publons)

Thomson Reuters Web of Knowledge





Endnote – TF-Standard APA


The NLM Style Guide for Authors, Editors, and Publishers

SI Conversion Calculator (AMA Manual of Style)

SI Units for Clinical Data

ICMJE Reference listings standards

Journal Abbreviations





ICMJE Publishing and Editorial Issues

COPE Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors

Golden Rules for Scholarly Journal Editors

EASE Toolkit for Journal Editors

EASE Publications

EQUATOR Resources for editors and peer reviewers

FAME Editorial Guidelines

EMAME Manual for Editors of Health Science Journals

WAME Syllabus for Prospective and Newly Appointed Editors

COPE Short Guide to Ethical Editing for New Editors

WAME Policies and Resources

International Standards for Editors

CSE’s White Paper on Promoting Integrity in Scientific Journal Publications

How COPE handles complaints against member journals

COPE Retraction Guidelines

COPE Guidance for Editors: Research, Audit and Service Evaluations

INASP Editor’s Resource Pack





Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (PBS)

American Journal of Psychiatry

Biological Psychiatry Journal

British Journal of Psychiatry

Jama Psychiatry

Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology


Annual Review of Neuroscience

Behavioural Pharmacology

British Journal of General Practice

British Journal of Pharmacology

British Medical Journal

Current Opinion in Psychiatry

European Neuropsychopharmacology

General Practice and Primary Care

International Forum for Psychiatry

Journal of Neuroscience

Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics

Journal of Psychiatry and Neuroscience (Official Journal of CCNP)

Journal of Psychopharmacology

Journal Watch






Turkish Association for Psychopharmacology (TAP)

British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP)

World Psychiatric Association (WPA)

American Association for Social Psychiatry

Asian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (AsCNP) 

The International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP) 

International Marcé Society for Perinatal Mental Health

Canadian College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CCNP) 

Czech Neuropsychopharmacological Society (CNPS) 

International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology (IUPHAR)

The Russian Society of Psychiatrists (RSP)

The Indian Psychiatric Society (IPS) 

Malaysian Psychiatric Association (MPA)

Society of Neuropsychopharmacology (SINPF) 

Association of Psychiatrists in Bosnia and Herzegovina (UpuBiH)

Polish Psychiatric Association 

Azerbaijan Psychiatrıic Association  

Armenian Psychiatric Association

International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy (IACP) 

Lithuanian Psychiatric Association

International Society of Neurobiology & Psychopharmacology

American Association for Social Psychiatry

Interpersonal Psychotherapy Association

Kognitif ve Davranış Terapileri Derneği

American College of Neuropsychopharmacology

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association

Animal Research Info

British Neuroscience Association

European College of Neuropsychopharmacology

European Federation of Psychiatric Trainees (EFPT)

Experimental Psychology Society

Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)

Food and Drug Administration

Foundation for Science and Technology