If highly qualified technical personnel or scientific personnel from CMIC contribute with their scientific knowledge to solve the scientific questions, they should be co-authors according to the "ICMJE Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals concerning Authorship and Contributor ship".
Use of instruments and assisted use of instruments in well-known methods and performed by technical staff, is not enough to require co-authorship.
The core facility should be mentioned in the acknowledgements when data acquired at a core facility is submitted for publishing. Please use one or more of the following sentence:
"The "XXX work/service" was provided by / performed at the Cellular and Molecular Imaging Core Facility (CMIC), Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). CMIC is funded by the Faculty of Medicine at NTNU and Central Norway Regional Health Authority.”
In addition, CMIC must be notified when such a manuscript is accepted for publication, so that we can register it in our archive.
Contact and Service Request
Department of Clinical and Molecular Medicine,
Cellular & Molecular Imaging Core Facility
Post box 8905
Kunnskapssenteret, 2rd Floor (3. etg.)
St. Olavs Hospital
Olav Kyrres gate 10