Instrumentation and Service Center for Physical Sciences, Westlake University, Hangzhou 310024, Zhejiang Province, China.
Acknowledgement: The author thanks (Dr. XXX from) Instrumentation and Service Center for Physical Sciences at Westlake University for (the assistance/discussion/supporting in) … measurement/data interpretation.
周桃飞(Dr. Taofei ZHOU) email@example.com
刘琳(Dr. Lin LIU) firstname.lastname@example.org
缪晓和(Dr. Xiaohe MIAO) email@example.com
钟影(Ying ZHONG) firstname.lastname@example.org
朱思源(Dr. Siyuan ZHU) email@example.com
盛沛(Dr. Pei SHENG) firstname.lastname@example.org
关佳其(Dr. Jiaqi GUAN) email@example.com
聂颖(Dr. Ying NIE) firstname.lastname@example.org
杨祯(Zhen YANG) email@example.com
宋文天(Wentian SONG) firstname.lastname@example.org
张超(Dr. Chao ZHANG) email@example.com
Authorship and Acknowledgement Guidelines for ISCPS Core Facilities
Personnel in core facilities provide essential service for users and it is important to recognize their contributions to the scientific advancement of projects. The type of recognition that is most appropriate may be different for individual project, depending on the contribution that core facility personnel provide. Thus, it is vital that Core Facilities and relavent staff are acknowledged in publications in order to document the value of core facilities.
Important reasons for acknowledging contributions from core facilities in publications, by co-authorship or by formal mention in the acknowledgment section, include:
² Core facility personnel are scientists. When they make substantial intellectual and/or experimental contribution to a publication, they deserve to be acknowledged just as other co-authors.
² The existence of core facilities depends on the part in proper acknowledgment in publications. This is an important metric of the value of most core facilities. Proper acknowledgment of core facilities enables to obtain financial and other support, so that they may continue to provide their essential services in the best way.
The following example could be appropriate for acknowledgement section at the end of the manuscript:
We thank Dr. XXX from Instrumentation and Service Center for Physical Sciences (ISCPS) at Westlake University for the assistance/discussion/supporting in XXX measurement/data interpretation.
Possible authorship if more sophisticated intellectual input was provided by the facility: We kindly request users to consider facility member for co-authorship on publications where the facility or scientists have provided in-depth help in designing, testing/setting-up experimental conditions, and analyzing raw data of experiment or when the facility provided extensive and flexible service. We understand and accept that the final decision on the form of credit lies with PIs in each research.
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