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Yateendra Joshi recommends a list of interesting and practical resources on academic writing for researchers.
Staying up to date on literature in their disciplines helps researchers in their work. This article gives an overview of how.
How can you decide whether reading a full paper is worth your time and what can you do to understand and evaluate a paper efficiently? This articles shares some overall…
With a wide variety of available scientific literature search tools, repositories, search engines, databases, and more, how do you pick the best one? This article will…
Literature search, in general, is quite a time- and effort-intensive task. It is therefore quite likely that researchers and clinicians involved in interdisciplinary or…
Following this brief explanation of what plagiarism is – essentially, ‘borrowing’ pieces of text published elsewhere and incorporating them into your article without any…
In the context of writing research papers, observing the conventions means that journal editors, reviewers, and – eventually – your readers will focus on your message…
As an academic, experiencing creative and motivational blocks is commonplace. The good news is that there’s more than one way to deal with them. In this article, we've…
A concept paper is a preliminary document that sets out to explain what a proposed study is about, why it is being undertaken, and how it will be carried out. Find out…
I asked some publication experts: What do researchers need? What is that missing piece that researchers need to become successful? And I received some really interesting…