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Top 10 avoidable mistakes made by authors
This infographic lists 10 avoidable mistakes that authors make in their manuscripts. If authors are made aware of these mistakes and they make conscious efforts to avoid them, they could indirectly avoid unwarranted delays in the publication process.
Puzzle of the week - Find the hidden publishers
Choosing a publisher and a specific journal affiliated to it is a very crucial step for researchers who want to publish their work. Given the large number of available choices, it is important for authors to be aware of major academic publishers that are relevant to their area of study.  So how many international publishers are you familiar with? Solve this word search puzzle and find out. Instructions: The grid below contains the names of 14 publishers. Use the clues listed to the right of...
Difference between a thesis and a journal article
This infographic lists nine ways in which a thesis is different from a journal article. The idea is to help you understand how the two are completely different types of academic writing, meant for different audiences and written for different purposes. 
Tips for the New Year from Editage Insights experts
As you brace yourselves to face a new spate of challenges in academic writing and publication in the coming year, we want to support you in your journey with some handy tips. These will, hopefully, make life a bit easier for you in 2017.
Open access policies and mandates
This infographic presents the number and distribution of open access policies and mandates acrosss the globe. The data has been sourced from the Registry of Open Access Repository Mandates and Policies (ROARMAP) database.
Survival tips for postdocs
Often PhD graduates find it difficult to deal with the challenges of a postdoctoral position because they are unprepared to face them. To keep you motivated, we have come up with 8 rhymes which will not only help you survive the postdoc life but also thrive in it.
Can you find the journals hidden in this grid?
This grid contains the names of 15 academic journals. Trace these journals on the grid below. To highlight a journal's name, click on the first and last letter of each word. Remember: The words could be arranged horizontally, vertically, diagonally, or backwards. (Puzzle created using
Crossword - How many research fields do you know about?
Here's a crosssworrd puzzle to keep you thinking for some time. Listed below are hints that define different subject areas or research fields. All you need to do is follow the clue to guess the subject and fill in the correct answers - one letter per square, both across and down. We've sourced these definitions from the online version of the Merriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus.  Down:1. the scientific study of stars, planets, and other objects in outer space2. the chemistry of living...
Word grid search
As a researcher, you need to have a clear idea about the different types of articles that you could publish in journals. Last year, we published a post on 6 different types of articles published by journals. Based on this post, we have created a word-grid search for you. Instructions: Follow the clues listed below to identify the type of article they describe. Next, scroll down to the grid (at the end of the page). All you have to do is to click on the first and last letter of the word on the...
Puzzle of the week
How quickly can you unscramble the letters to reveal these words related to journal publishing?   (Credit: The thumbnail image for this puzzle has been sourced from


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