Members-only features and content

Many features of the ScienceWriters web site are restricted to NASW members.

Members are asked not to share members-only content with non-members.

  • Member directory: A searchable index of contact information for science writers, including areas of specialty and expertise.
  • ScienceWriters Compensation Survey: A detailed report of compensation based on results from 600+ member surveys collected in late 2013 and published in 2014.
  • Funding sources: A searchable list of grants, fellowships, and other types of funding for which science writers may qualify.
  • The Fine Print: A searchable archive of contracts for journalism work.
  • Access to scientific journals including Elsevier's ScienceDirect, a database of full-text articles from over 2,500 scientific and medical journals; American Physical Society journals; Annual Reviews; Nature; the New England Journal of Medicine; and the Journal of the American Medical Association.
  • Setting up a member web page: How to set up an individual web page on the ScienceWriters site at no charge to regular (not student) members.
  • Jobs bank: A 90-day archive of job ads for full-time, part-time, freelance, contract, and other work, including internships.
  • Discounts: A listing of discounts available to NASW members on workshops, software, and more. We are adding to this section, so please email if you have discounts to offer.
  • Member email aliases: Forward your mail to a personal email account from an address of your choosing. Just use the "edit your profile" link when logged in, then scroll down on the "Addresses/email" tab.
  • Information access database: Share your experiences trying to get access to scientists or information from uncooperative institutions, including government agencies, corporations, nonprofits and universities.

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