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8 Reasons why journals reject manuscripts [Infographic]

Editage Insights | Jul 8, 2015 | 38,124 views

Every author dreads one thing at the time of submitting a manuscript to a journal - rejection. Did you know that often authors' manuscripts are rejected because of fairly basic mistakes or oversights that could have been taken care of at the manuscript writing or submission stage? This infographic depicts some of the most obvious reasons for manuscript rejection and lists some quick tips on how you can avoid making  these mistakes and in turn increase your chances of acceptance for publication. (You can download a PDF copy of this infographic for your reference.)


Reasons for journal rejection

You may also be interested in reading our post on the most common reasons for journal rejections.


(This infographic was created by Jayashree Rajagopalan.)


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