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Writing, Citing, & Publishing

Learn about resources to help you through the writing and publication process.

What is Prism?

Prism is an institutional repository for the research and scholarly output of Northwestern Medicine. The goals of the repository are to preserve intellectual works created by the Northwestern Medicine scholarly community, to enhance the visibility of Northwestern Medicine scholarship, and to promote its authors by enabling discovery and accessibility of these works by the international scientific community.

The repository provides stable, long-term storage and ongoing maintenance for content contained within the repository. Materials are submitted directly by authors with an active Northwestern University network account (NetID).

Examples of items that the repository can accommodate at this time include:

  • Research papers, published or unpublished
  • Conference papers and presentations (including lectures)
  • Educational materials
  • Case reports, technical reports
  • Supporting multimedia images
  • Posters
  • Open access books
  • and more

For more details about what type of scholarly products are accepted, please contact us directly at: Prism