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Once data sets have been made publicly available along with a publication (as required nowadays by several publishers), what are you expected to do if you intend to reu

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The idea behind publishers' data sharing mandates is to make data open for reuse. In most cases, data sets accompanying publications are freely available for reuse by other researchers, of course, with proper citation and attribution. Generally speaking, you are not required to take the permission... Read More

Basically I don't know how I can get my journal indexed in data bases related to my field such as Master file, EBSCO, Scopus, Ulrich, Cooper nix, ERIC, Cambridge Scient

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To get your journal indexed in a database, you will first need to choose a suitable database. Here are a few things you need to consider when choosing a database: Find out which databases index journals from your field. Go through the information provided on the webpage of each database about how... Read More

After several rounds of revision, when the revised manuscript was submitted, the status showed 'quality check started' - 'peer review' - 'decision started.' What do these status changes mean?

It is clear from the status descriptions that your revised manuscript was sent for peer review again. This procedure is followed by most journals. The status 'Decision started' indicates that the peer review process for your manuscript is complete and the paper is now with the editor. The editor is... Read More


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