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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…
6 Article types that journals publish: A guide for early career researchers
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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…
A young researcher's guide to a systematic review
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As a PhD student, you must have invested months in collecting and analyzing data and writing your doctoral thesis or dissertation. Why not make optimum use of all this…
The basics of converting your PhD thesis into journal articles
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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…
A young researcher's guide to writing a clinical case report
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The aim of the journal article is to communicate your research effectively and help readers understand the issues at hand. This post explains how you can structure your…
Manuscript structure: How to convey your most important ideas through your paper
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Perspectives, opinion pieces, and commentaries are some short scholarly article types that journals publish. This article explains what each of these articles includes,…
A young researcher's guide to perspective,  commentary, and opinion articles
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Many journals publish literature reviews as standalone articles. Literature reviews, along with systematic reviews and meta-analyses come under the broad category of…
A young researcher's guide to writing a literature review
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Aspiring scholars rightly recognize publication of their first peer-reviewed paper as a critical career milestone. It signals active engagement with the discourse in a…
Guidelines for young researchers on tackling common problems in scientific publishing
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A thesis and a journal article are two different sub-genres of academic writing. This article explains the difference between the two and provides tips on how you can…
Tips on rewriting your thesis as a journal article
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A book review is a critical evaluation of a book. While it would definitely include a description of the different aspects of the book, what you need to keep in mind is…