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2017 was an eventful year for everyone in academic publishing. The year witnessed many trend-setting changes and new practices, keeping many of us on our toes. Throughout the year, we interviewed many thought leaders in the scholarly publishing industry to get a sense of their views on these trends and changes. In this SlideShare presentation, we bring you extracts from their interviews and the advice they shared to help you.  Did you find these extracts useful? Was there any one which...
It's almost time for us all to welcome in the year 2018. As we approach the end of the year, most of us tend to reflect on the bygone year and mull over whether we've managed to accomplish all that we had set out to achieve. As a researcher, you are forced to multitask constantly and deal with different aspects of your academic careers: conducting research, preparing your manuscript, submitting to journals, staying updated about all that is happening within your field, attending or presenting...
5 Differences between a research paper and a review paper
Scholarly literature can be of different types; some of which require that researchers conduct an original study, whereas others can be based on existing research. One of the most popular Q&As led us to conclude that of all the types of scholarly literature, researchers are most confused by the differences between a research paper and a review paper. This infographic explains the five main differences between these two types of scholarly papers. 
Spot quiz: An Editage Insights anniversary special
We're entering the final week of our anniversary month and thought it's a great time for a special anniversary spot quiz! How would you like the chance to win an exciting prize by answering just a single question related to scholarly publishing? Posted below, within the image, is a question related to publication ethics. We've also given you 3 letters of the answer to help you guess faster. All you have to do is post your answers in the comments section below and the first lucky person who...
4 Years and counting: A look back at the Editage Insights journey
As part of the four-year anniversary of Editage Insights, we would like you to join us as we take a look back at the fabulous journey so far. We want to share with you our successes and tell you what kept us busy over the last four years. This infographic will give you a look at the resources we have on Editage Insights and the growing Editage Insights community. Click to read more. 
Many researchers hesitate to publish open access (OA) for a variety of reasons. To those researchers who are not familiar with the concept of open access and the functioning of open access journals, submitting to an OA journal might seem like a risky step. This reluctance to submit to OA journals and to make research freely accessible could be triggered by several existing misconceptions about OA such as "All open access journals are predatory." In order to choose a legitimate OA journal,...
Why should researchers publish open access?
This infographic addresses important questions about open access. It compiles the benefits of publishing your article open access, reasons behind its importance in academic publishing and its global implications. Click to learn more.
Quiz - How much do you know about the Nobel Prize in Chemistry?
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was announced yesterday on October 4, 2017. The Prize was jointly awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank, and Richard Henderson "for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution." In honor of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, we thought of looking back at some of the other Nobel Laureates in the field of chemistry. How much do you really know about the Nobel Prize in Chemistry? Try...
5 Nobel Laureate Couples - Partners in life and science
It is very rare that two researchers from the same family receive the Nobel Prize. But what if the 2 researchers involved in the prize-winning research are both life partners as and research partners? This infographic lists five married couples where both partners have won the Nobel Prize, their prize-winning research and a fun fact about the scientific couple. 
Quiz - How much do you know about the Nobel Prize in Physics?
The 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics was announced yesterday on October 3, 2017. One half of the 2017 Physics Nobel Prize was awarded to Rainer Weiss and the other half was shared jointly by Barry C. Barish and Kip S. Thorne "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves."  The Nobel Prize in Physics has come a long way. It was first awarded back in 1901, and today there are a total of 207 Physics Nobel Laureates. Do you consider yourself an expert on the...