Core Facilities: If research submitted for publication makes use of a facility or service, we ask that you recognize the facility in the ‘Acknowledgements’ section of the manuscript.
Core Equipment: In some cases, equipment acquired by a grant must be listed in the ‘Materials and Methods’ section including the specific instrument grant award number.
Core Personnel: If an individual has provided support through advanced training, sample preparation or guidance in data acquisition or analysis, please recognize this individual in the acknowledgement section of the manuscript, as well as the core. If an individual is asked to make a significant intellectual contribution to research submitted for publication, please discuss co-authorship with that individual when engaging them in the research project.
Sample Text For Acknowledging the Metals, Environmental and Terrestrial Analytical Laboratory
The authors acknowledge resources and support from the Metals, Environmental and Terrestrial Analytical Laboratory, part of the Eyring Materials Center Core Facility at Arizona State University.
Sample Text for Acknowledging Core Personnel
We would like to acknowledge [person’s name] from the Metals, Environmental and Terrestrial Analytical Laboratory, part of the Eyring Materials Center Core Facility at Arizona State University for [describe assistance/contributions].
If you would like a letter of support for your proposal, at least two weeks before the letter is needed please provide a detailed explanation of the sample type, analytical data desired, including estimated concentrations for the analytes of interest and precision required. This will allow sufficient time for staff to review your needs and make sure we can meet them as well as provide a cost estimate.