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Types of articles: A guide for young researchers

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Part 01
By Kakoli Majumder | February 20, 2015
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6 Types of articles that journals publish
It is important to have a clear idea about the different types of articles that you can publish in journals. This will help you understand the ways in which you can disseminate your work and identify what kind of article would be suitable for your study.   
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Part 02
By Kakoli Majumder | March 01, 2015
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Journals publish different types of articles; however, perhaps the most valued publications are original research articles.
This article explains what an original article is and how you should go about writing one. It provides detailed guidance on every aspect of writing an original article - from selecting a research question to doing a literature search, organizing the manuscript in a well-defined structure, and fomatting it according to journal guidelines.
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Part 03
By Kakoli Majumder | April 02, 2015
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A literature review can be part of a larger article or a standalone article. A literature review is an article type that is published by many journals as it is a good way for researchers to keep abreast of trends and developments in the field.
Many journals publish literature reviews as standalone articles. Literature reviews, along with systematic reviews and meta-analyses come under the broad category of review articles. This article deals with literature review as an article type, exlaining the different approaches to a literature review and providing basic guidelines on its structure and organization.
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Part 04
By Kakoli Majumder | April 29, 2015
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A systematic review is a rigorous review of existing literature that addresses a clearly formulated question. This article discusses the types of systematic review, systematic review protocol and its registration, the PRISMA statement, and a lot more.
Systematic reviews are regarded as the best source of research evidence. A systematic review is a rigorous review of existing literature that addresses a clearly formulated question. This article aims to guide you on the different kinds of systematic review, the standard procedures to be followed, and the best approach to conducting and writing a systematic review.
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Part 05
By Kakoli Majumder | May 11, 2015
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Quiz: How much do you know about academic literature
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about academic writing and publication. If you get all questions right, you get the right to brag about it to your colleagues. Answers to all questions are in the series: A guide for early career researchers.
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Part 06
By Kakoli Majumder | June 08, 2015
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Guidelines on writing and publishing a clinical case report or case study
A clinical case report or case study is a means of disseminating new knowledge gained from clinical practice. Clinical case reports are the first-line evidence in medical literature as they present original observations. This article provides detailed guidance on how to identify, write, and publish a case report.
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Part 07
By Kakoli Majumder | July 24, 2015
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This article is a guide to the different aspects of a clinical trial: the types and phases of clinical trials, a clinical trial protocol, informed consent, IRB approval, registration of clinical trials, and the structure of a clinical trial manuscript.
Clinical trials are an important research tool for advancing medical knowledge and healthcare. This article aims to guide you through all the different aspects of a clinical trial: from the types and phases of a clinical trial to designing a protocol, registration of trials, the ethical issues involved, and finally the elements of a clinical trial manuscript. Since clinical trials involve research conducted on humans, it follows a rigorous procedure to ensure the safety and protect the rights... Read more
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Part 08
By Kakoli Majumder | September 02, 2015
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How to write perspective pieces,  commentaries, and opinion articles for journal publication
Perspectives, opinion pieces, and commentaries are some short scholarly article types that journals publish. This article explains what each of these articles includes, what the usual journal requirements for such articles are, and how they should be structured.