Peer review is regarded as one of the mainstays of academic publishing. It is conceivably the most trusted method to weed out invalid and suspicious research and improve the quality of published research. Therefore, journals across disciplines have adopted peer review as a core part of the publishing process to uphold academic standards of ethics, validity, and reliability.
This study tries to understand what kind of reviewer comments authors, particularly non-native English speaking authors from China, perceive as negative; how they react to negative reviewer comments; and what, if any, long-term impact such comments have on the authors’ confidence and motivation levels.
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This article, published in Postgraduate Medicine, explores what type of information regarding authorship and pharmaceutical industry support has been provided to physicians by professional associations, and whether the information was consistent with other interpretations of the Sunshine Act.
In recent years, many journal editorial departments have begun to employ freelance editors rather than an exclusively in-house team. Although a freelance editing model offers greater editor availability and subject-area expertise, it necessitates betterquality control. We hypothesize that
International journals solicit submissions from authors all over the world. But are these journals' author guidelines clear enough for nonnative English speakers?
How can NNES authors be empowered in an era of globalization? This meeting report appearing in Science Editors is based on a session during the CSE 2013 meeting. Interesting case studies highlighted at this event emphasize the need for academic authors in non-native English-speaking (NNES) countries to receive English-language grounding.
Editors have an important role in handling research misconduct. A session took place on the topic during the Council of Science Editors (CSE) Annual Meeting, May 2013, Montreal. Find out from this published meeting report the views and helpful resources shared by speakers of prominent organizations.
The essay is based on a presentation by the author at the 11th International Conference of EASE, Tallinn, June 2012.
The Editor-in Chief of the New England Journal of Medicine and many others attended the 2013 Council of Science Editors (CSE) annual meeting. This meeting report contains the highlights of the event that was centered on global academic publishing.
Editing is an art that follows a strict scientific process. Authors can learn from the process and, in the absence of an edit, can at least survive if not succeed as writers. This paper was published in the report of the two-day conference hosted by the National Museum of Ethnology in Osaka: ‘Research Writing in Japan: Cultural, Personal and Practical Perspectives’ (15-16th March, 2003).