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I have two papers: both have the same basic data, and the results have some similarity.

Under Publication Ethics | [totalcount] | 0 Comments
It's hard to say without actually going through the papers whether they can be regarded as duplicate publications. However, generally speaking, if each paper has a different focus and studies the data from completely different angles, it might be acceptable to publish two different papers using the... Read More

Dear Dr. Eddy, I have submitted my manuscript in one of the top journal of Elsevier. I got review reports after one month of submission.

You are lucky, your submission seems to have progressed through the review process very fast. Receiving review reports within a month after submission is quite uncommon these days, unless it is a rapid publication journal. Since you have made all the necessary revisions, you need not worry.  If the... Read More

When I sent my manuscript for publication in 2015 to a journal, it was indexed in Science Citation Indexed Expanded (SCI-E), and the manuscript is still under review.

Under Publication Buzzwords | [totalcount] | 0 Comments
As per the Thomson Reuters journal selection process, "Journal evaluation is ongoing with journals added to and deleted from the Web of Science Core Collection throughout the year....Moreover, existing journal coverage in Web of Science Core Collection is constantly under review. Journals now... Read More


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