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Over the years while helping authors get published, we realized that researchers have a lot of questions about publication and would like someone to guide them through the publication process. Similarly, journal editors always want to reach out to authors and share their expectations or explain best publication practices. We realized that there was a distinct gap—between authors and journals—and that it was necessary to bridge this gap through a common platform.This thought led us to create...
Book review: Writing for Science Journals: Tips, Tricks, and a Learning plan
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This post reviews the book Writing for Science Journals: Tips, Tricks, and a Learning plan, an immensely useful resource for authors
Make your Google searches more precise: A few tips for researchers
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This post offers a few tips on how to make Google searches more effective.
3 Quick tips for Google searches
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Researchers use Google for a variety of purposes. This post presents some quick and effective tips that will help researchers to make their web searches more productive. 
Brief reveiw of Oxford Learner’s Dictionary of Academic English
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A brief review of the scope and special features of a new learner's dictionary from Oxford University Press, meant for learners of academic English.
Tips on writing an abstract and keywords
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This post, co-authored by Sylwia B. Ufnalska and Arjan K.S. Polderman, drafts a list of golden rules for editors.
SCiELO
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Over the years in Brazil, open access has emerged as a favorable solution to help increase the visibility of Brazilian researchers in the global research arena, and the SciELO portal has proved to be one of the earliest, and arguably most successful, open access initiatives
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We are familiar with the concept of "edition" in published books but what about scholarly articles? Jeffrey Beall reports his observations of a panel presentation moderated by Todd Carpenter, the head of NISO, on this topic at the 2014 SSP meeting.
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I am currently writing a few research papers. From my office in France, I must write with my co-authors located in Brazil and two different cities in the USA. How can I collaborate on the writing of elaborate text such as scientific manuscripts while being so far apart? For some time the solution
The Economist style guide
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Although The Economist, a British weekly, is not a research journal, its writing is often praised for its clarity and precision. How does the The Economist&n

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