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Are you confused about topics like how to publish a research paper and how to publish a book? Does research paper publication confront you as a foreign unfamiliar venture? Are you constantly looking for clues on how to make research papers more appealing to journal editors? Then you’ve made the right choice by visiting this page. Quick tips and handy resources to help researchers with academic research, manuscript writing, journal submission, and manuscript publishing.
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.
Using Meta Science to streamline researcher workflow systems
This article explores five of the most popular tools that researchers are leveraging within Meta Science to stay on top of their research, collaborate with their peers, and enrich the quality of their papers. It will also provide a step-by-step guide to help new Meta Science users take advantage of these same tools.
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.
How researchers and journals use preprints to make research freely accessible
How can more scholars and journals embrace preprints to make research freely accessible? How are new uses of preprint servers changing the academic publishing landscape? This post 
How researchers can increase the visibility of their work with social media
Publishing your research in scholarly journals is important, but what may be even more important is getting the scientific information into everyday communication streams, that is, social media. This editorial outlines how best to move your scholarly work into social media outlets and how to track your success in a social media world.
The Chicago Manual of Style is commonly used by authors writing academic manuscripts as it contains detailed guidelines on various aspects of writing as well as language and grammar. This video, prepared and presented by The University of Chicago Press, is an introduction to The Chicago Manual of Style. It is geared toward writers, students, librarians, businesses, and anyone interested in using the Manual to support their work. First, it gives a general overview of the Manual and explains how...
Know Your Journal: PNAS
This post provides basic information for those planning to submit a paper to PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, USA).


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