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*Marine Renewable Energy

Information resources addressing marine renewable energy

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The Wave Energy Centre's glossary is excellent for definitions and explanations of terms.

Publication Guidelines

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An acknowledgement of Federal support and a disclaimer must appear in all publications of any material, whether copyrighted or not, based on or developed under this DOE funded project. Here are the specifics.
Acknowledgement:  “This material is based upon work supported by the Department of Energy under Award Number DE-FG36-08GO18179.”
Disclaimer:  “This report was prepared a an account of work sponsored by an agency of the United States Government.  Neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, expressed or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information, apparatus, product, or process disclosed, or represents that is use would not infringe privately owned rights. Reference herein to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, or otherwise  does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by the United States Government or any agency thereof. Their views and opinions of the authors expressed herein do not necessarily state or reflect those of the United States Government or any agency thereof.”

  • PPT Presentations for general and conference use, use this wording:  “Partial funding for this project was provided by the US Department of Energy.”
  • Publications (Final reports, Conference reports/proceedings, theses and dissertations, journal articles, technical reports), use full acknowledgment and disclaimer.
  • Brochures, collateral materials, etc.,use this wording:  “Partial funding for this project was provided by the US Department of Energy.”

NNMREC Literature Review Guidelines

1.  Plan the review in consultation with Mary and the PI.
     1.1  Describe scope.
     1.2  List sources to be searched or incorporated.
     1.3  Develop search strategies including key words and phrases.
2.  Enter/download citations into EndNote or Zotero.
     2.1  Check record format after importing for consistency. 

     2.2  Clear keyword field is necessary and add one for the resource where the citation was found and other approved keywords for the project.
     2.3  Include an abstract where possible.

     2.4  Include link to article if available.
     2.5  Download PDF is available and save to one location.  Link the file name to the EndNote record.
3.  Document the process
     3.1  List date, search strategy and resource searched.
     3.2  List keywords added to EndNote.
     3.3  List how various EndNote fields were used (e.g. Notes, Research Notes)
4.  Send Endnote Library file and PDFs to Mary when completed along with the process documentation and the written literature review.