Developed in collaboration with medical journal editors, MPIP Insights for Authors is a series of short videos to support authors and publications professionals in developing industry–sponsored research publications. MPIP Insights for Authors contains guidance and best practices for all stages of the publication process, from first draft development to navigating the peer-review system.
Viewers of the videos will find tips and suggestions for manuscript development, examples of what to do and what to avoid, and resources with more detailed information on specific topics. Each video is designed to be succinct and stand on its own, so that viewers can watch one or more in the order they find useful.
Overview of MPIP Insights for Authors and the basics of publishing industry–sponsored research. (05:00)
There are special points to consider when publishing pharmaceutical industry–sponsored research. Awareness of these considerations is critical for ethical and transparent dissemination of the data. Topics covered include authorship and understanding guidance from the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) and Good Publication Practice (GPP). (09:00)
Bias can be challenging to avoid and authors may be unaware of potential sources of bias. Contains guidance to help authors identify sources of bias and minimize the reflection of these potential biases in their manuscripts. (08:15)
To meet the expectations of journal editors and peer reviewers, authors should strive to write concise, accurate, and objective manuscripts that advance their field of research. Includes practical advice on how to meet these expectations in each section of a manuscript. (08:35)
Choosing the right journal in which to publish medical research can help avoid rejection and ensure that the data reach the right audience in a timely manner. This video presents key considerations, recommendations, and useful resources to assist authors with journal selection. (08:55)
When submitting work to a journal or congress, transparent, accurate, and complete disclosure of financial and nonfinancial relationships and activities lends credibility to the publication or presentation and provides valuable context to assess biases that could affect the objectivity of the work. This video includes guidance on how to disclose relationships and activities appropriately and how to manage disclosures. (09:25)