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The work of peer reviewers can remain somewhat mysterious, particularly for the less experienced authors. To better understand the work of a reviewer, their decision…
Do you aspire to become a peer reviewer? Reviewing scientific literature can help you develop your writing and communication skills. Moreover, you will be able to keep…
If you think that journals are in the content business, here is a different perspective. The author of this article believes that the journals are in the "assertions"…
Because social networking is so intimate, it also represents a massive opportunity for academic journals and publishers to make their presence felt. This posts talks…
If you are a publisher who has not yet explored social media, it’s time you reconsidered that decision. If you thought that being on social media only benefits…
Most of us are aware that women are underrepresented in academia. At different stages of life, distinct social-psychological factors contribute to the high attrition…
Peer review is regarded as the gold standard for evaluating scientific communication. Time and again, however, it has been targeted as a soft spot by researchers and, at…
In the face of growing distrust of science and facts, and the erosion of editorial quality by dishonest online publishers, credible journals must be increasingly…
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In the pursuit of success in academia, early career researchers look out for opportunities to showcase their skills. One way to do this is by peer reviewing. How can…
Discussions about peer review usually revolve around incentivizing peer review, acknowledging reviewers, and making their contribution count. But isn’t being a peer…