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What do researchers really want?
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After publishing 4 comics as part of the "What Researchers Want" comic series, we're excited to publish a comic that depicts an interesting wish from one of our readers. He stated that he wished there was a funding source for doing research and getting the facilities he needs, such as chemicals and instruments. Indeed, wouldn't it be great if there was a special bank that exclusively funded research?    What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier? Share your wishes with...
What do researchers really want?
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The journey to a tenure track position is one of the most uncertain experiences for researchers. We all know of atleast one colleague who has struggled for 4 to 5 years to obtain this much coveted job security and slowly scale the academic ladder. But what if the situation wasn't so complicated? Wouldn’t it be great if you could just find a stairway that would directly lead you to tenure? What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier? Share your wishes with us in the...
How journal publishing works
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This infographic depicts the journey of a manuscript from submission to publication in the conventional publishing model that includes the blinded peer review process.
 A checklist for spotting predatory publishers
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This infographic is a checklist of the criteria that would indicate to authors whether a particular journal is predatory or legitimate. Researchers ought to consider these criteria before submitting their manuscript to a journal.
What do researchers really want?
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As researchers, we often have to deal with the impending threat of funding cuts. What if you make a major breakthrough in your research, but your funding grant is suddenly revoked? Just thinking about it is unsettling, right? What if you were lucky enough to have unlimited funding for your research? Wouldn’t it be fun if you woke up one morning and it was raining funds! What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier? Share your wishes with us in the comments section or...
What do researchers really want?
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Once we've submitted our manuscripts to a journal, the wait can be awfully frustrating. Accept? Reject? What will the decision be? Haven't we all checked our email countless times—as if it were a ticking time-bomb. Wouldn't it be exciting if, instead of waiting unaware, you could spend your time waiting at a magical fountain that grants journal acceptance?  What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier? Share your wishes with us in the comments section, or write to us...
What do researchers really want?
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Ah... choosing keywords! Who hasn't been confused by this at one point or another. It just gets more stressful when keywords are associated with your paper's discoverability. Wouldn't it be fun if you could simply pick keywords directly off a tree?     What do you want as a researcher? What would make your life easier?  Share your wishes with us in the comments section, or write to us at insights@editage.com.
Top 10 avoidable mistakes made by authors
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This infographic lists 10 avoidable mistakes that authors make in their manuscripts. If authors are made aware of these mistakes and they make conscious efforts to avoid them, they could indirectly avoid unwarranted delays in the publication process.
Puzzle of the week - Find the hidden publishers
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Choosing a publisher and a specific journal affiliated to it is a very crucial step for researchers who want to publish their work. Given the large number of available choices, it is important for authors to be aware of major academic publishers that are relevant to their area of study.  So how many international publishers are you familiar with? Solve this word search puzzle and find out. Instructions: The grid below contains the names of 14 publishers. Use the clues listed to the right of...
Difference between a thesis and a journal article
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This infographic lists nine ways in which a thesis is different from a journal article. The idea is to help you understand how the two are completely different types of academic writing, meant for different audiences and written for different purposes. 

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