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Publication Planning

Find tips and resources that help authors plan their publication journey from research publication planning to creating a publication schedule. This begins with finding the right research question and progresses to understanding the different types of articles, selecting a journal, ensuring compliance to guidelines, and creating a publication schedule. The excellent textual and multimedia content in this section makes publication planning a breeze for authors.
Research promotion checklist for authors
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This post contains a list of things you need to do to start promoting your work. This checklist should help you list all your ideas and channels of promotion in one place so that you’re able to keep track of your activities.
8 Tips to help researchers increase the reach of their research
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Today, being an academic brings with it the added responsibility of promoting your research in order to generate and demonstrate impact. This post explains how you could develop a promotional checklist – a series of tasks to grow the reach of your papers online that can correlate with your publishing strategy for 2017 and beyond. 
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A decision letter that has come several months after submission mentioned that resubmission should be made by 6th Dec. However, I would like to submit my paper to a higher IF journal. What should I do? Is it okay to send email to the journal about withdrawal? Is it duplicate submission if I don't send my widthwal letter but submit my revised paper to another journal? If I submit my paper after 6th Dec is it duplicate submission? 
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I am currently pursuing a doctoral degree in the field of economics (statistics). My manuscript is ready and I want to submit it to a journal. I would like to know a few details about journal selection before submission: How much time will it take from submission to first decision from a journal on average in the field of economics and statistics? In case of SSCI journal, the first decision from a journal tends to be late. Can you recommend some journals that have relatively faster journal...
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While working on a Masters Degree in Data Analytics I submitted two original research papers (quasi-opinion pieces) to my then University's digital repository. Both were accepted. I am the sole author. I would now like to publish them formally. Can I submit them to journals or deposit them in other repositories as well?
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Can I write an article that presents a method/process to create educational tools? What type of article would that be? Any recommendations or guidelines?
Rewriting your thesis as a journal article
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A thesis and a journal article are two different sub-genres of academic writing. This article explains the difference between the two and provides tips on how you can rewrite your thesis in the form of a journal article.
Guidelines for researchers on scientific publishing
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Aspiring scholars rightly recognize publication of their first peer-reviewed paper as a critical career milestone. It signals active engagement with the discourse in a field and contribution to the body of knowledge. Student and trainee publication is thrilling in a positive way when it is successful but, in many cases, is also fraught with challenges and pitfalls. Inexperience and competing interests in the high-stakes endeavor of academic publishing can generate a quivering of negative...
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Pretend that a retracted paper was edited as is appropriate. Its title, abstract and introduction have been altered as well. But the edited and the retracted papers (the latter is still available in the online version of the journal) have multiple similarities in their expositions. Would it be ethical to resubmit the edited paper into another journal without referencing/acknowledging the retracted one? Otherwise, how the corrected but previously retracted paper can be resubmitted for...
Thesis or dissertation to journal article
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As a PhD student, you must have invested months in collecting and analyzing data and writing your doctoral thesis or dissertation. Why not make optimum use of all this material and convert your thesis into one or more journal articles? The first article of this series aims to guide young researchers on the ethical aspects of using content from a thesis or dissertation in a journal article.

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