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Conducting Research

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Did you know, 50% of published articles are only read by the author, journal editor and reviewer, while 90% are never cited? Regardless of its importance, published…
How to drive real-world impact and boost citations for your published paper
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You’ve worked hard and think you’re on a winning path when you submit your manuscript to a top academic journal, only to be derailed by a peer review. Here's how authors…
Top peer review challenges for authors and how you can solve them!
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If the idea of writing a research paper is making you anxious, this article is for you. Learn how you can make a dent in your writing project by creating the first draft…
The literature review is an essential part of an article. Without a strong analysis of prior literature, there can be no certainty that an article addresses important…
Inaccurate usage of scientific and technical terms can give out the impression that you do not have in-depth knowledge of the subject.  Naturally, peer reviewers are…
Dr. Elisabeth Bik is a microbiome and science integrity consultant and founder of the Microbiome Digest blog. Dr. Bik’s pro bono efforts to help identify instances of…
A Russian website offering authorship in accepted research papers for a price is being probed for malpractice. Read on to know the reaction of the industry to this…
Are you confused between some elements of a research paper? Do you often mistake one for another? This article lists some of the most commonly confused elements of a…
Newer forms of unethical practices are on the rise in the acdemic publishing world, taking unsuspecting authors by surprise. When a dissatisfied author gives a negative…