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Lesser known facts about the Nobel Prize
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Now that we know basic facts about the Nobel Prize, it's time to look behind the scenes and learn some lesser known facts about the Nobel  Prize. Who is the oldest Nobel Laureate? Who is the youngest? And what language do the Laureates speak? Has anybody ever declined a Nobel Prize? Check out this infographic to know more!   Other segments in the Nobel Prize Facts series: Part 1: The legacy of Alfred Nobel and how it all began Part 2: Laureates by field and country  
Nobel Laureates by field and country
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In the first part of the Nobel Prize Facts series, we told you more about how the Nobel Prize came into existence. Let us now look at some numbers - how many Nobel Prizes have been awarded since the first award in 1901, how many times have female scientists been recognized for their work, which fields have the most Laureates and what countries do the Laureates come from? 
Nobel Prize facts infographic 1
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Do you know how many years ago the first Nobel Prize was awarded? Do you know the story behind how these prizes, considered the highest honor any scientist can receive, came into existence? This infographic presents the most basic must-know facts about the Nobel Prize in a memorable and sharable format. Share away!
How to choose a journal for your research paper
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Choosing a journal for your manuscript can be quite stressful, particularly if you are an early-career researcher. After all choosing the right journal will help increase your chances of acceptance. Until a few years ago, a journal's impact factor was the only aspect authors focused on for manuscript submission. Today, however, the publication landscape is more dynamic and there are several important factors to consider. This infographic will guide you through the process of short listing an...
Why journals reject authors' manuscripts
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Rejection is the norm in scientific publishing. But by taking care of a few aspects at the manuscript writing and submission stage, authors can ensure that their manuscripts do not contain any of the glaring errors that would lead ot outright rejection. This infographic lists the top reasons for manuscript rejection and how you can avoid them.
Global scientific output
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Check out this infographic to know more STM publishing: how many research articles are published each year, by how many researchers, in how many peer-reviewed journals, how much revenue the STM publishing industry generates, and what trends have changed the direction of global STM publishing
Manuscript submission checklist
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In order to make sure that your manuscript is not rejected outright, you need to create a great submission package that includes everything journal editors and reviewers need to see. We've prepared a manuscript submission checklist to help you ensure that you've taken care of the most important things to increase your chances of acceptance. Download this checklist and pin it up to on your softboard or carry a copy for quick reference. 
Are journal instructions for authors easy to understand?
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Are journal instructions always well-written, clear, and easy to understand? When we asked authors and journal editors what they thought about journal instructions, their responses indicated a clear gap between their opinions. This indicates the need for increased intervention and communication between authors and editors to ensure a smoother publication process.  Source: International journal editors and East Asian authors: two surveys
Possible outcomes of the journal peer review process
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What can happen to a scientific research manuscript after it has been queued up for peer review? What are the peer review decisions authors need to be prepared for? This infographic outlines the basic decision scenarios of the journal peer review process.Concept by Jayashree Rajagopalan
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Did you know that the world’s first academic journal appeared in 1666? Isn’t it amazing that it’s been 348 years! Here’s a sneak peek into some landmarks in the history of science reporting.

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