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Scientific research publishing entails a complex interconnected web of innovation & knowledge that is continually evolving. Researchers tend to be preoccupied with their own research studies and getting their own research paper published. But successfully publishing research papers requires an in-depth understanding of developments in academia and scholarly publishing at large. Therefore, in order to keep themselves in the loop, researchers should ask some of the following questions: What are the hot topics of discussion in the academic publishing industry? What are some of the most important developments in global research? What are the latest research trends in different countries across the globe? What are journal editors and researchers saying about the hottest topics in academic publishing? Read the latest news on academic publishing and stay updated about the current trends in scholarly publishing.
I have just received a decision letter for my submitted manuscript to an Elsevier journal. It was a revise and resubmit. However one of the reviewers asked for an executable file in order to check my results. (I felt distrust from his comment.) Ps. This is regarding a computer science paper.
In March 2017, Nobuko Miyairi, who is the Regional Director for Asia Pacific region at ORCID visited the Editage office in Mumbai, India. This is a conversation with her and the Editage Insights team. Watch Nobuko talk about how ORCID not only helps address the issue of researcher name disambiguation but also saves researchers time and integrates the scholarly publishing community through one consistent and permanent identifier. You might also be interested in these posts: A vision to transform...
Why you should be a skeptical scientist
"Don’t take my word for it, but being a scientist is about being a skeptic," says Tim van der Zee in this post. Read on to know why he thinks scientists should be skeptical of what they read and the research they conduct. 
I have submitted a manuscript to one of the PubMed listed journals and it was accepted. My article is listed in the online journal, but not listed in PubMed. Another article by my colleague which was accepted after mine was found on PubMed. Why is my paper not listed on PubMed?
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  • Mar 15, 2017
Guidelines for Analytical Method Validation: How to avoid irreproducible results and retractions
Is there a way to ensure that your results do not end up being irreproducible and you do not face retraction as a result? In this post, Ira Krull discusses all aspects of analytical method validation, giving detailed guidelines for researchers.   
My manuscript got accepted and published online. But when I press on the DOI link for this paper, I get a message saying "Error DOI not found." My question is, what are the reasons for this and is there a problem in the published paper? If there is a problem, how can I fix it?
I came up with a really good scientific study idea last year which had never been published before. It was a prospective study and I gathered all the required data throughout the year after the ethical approval. However, statistical analyses results turned out to be all negative and did not support any of my hypotheses. I feel very disappointed and I don't know if my paper will ever be published if I wrote the manuscript. What should I do now?
Does Scopus have any rapid publication journals? Are there any Scopus indexed journals that give a decision within 3 weeks?
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  • Feb 8, 2017
First of all, I would like to thank you for the information you are providing to beginner researchers like me. It helps us a lot. I have an article to be published in a journal listed in the master list of journals indexed in Thomson Reuters. I have already paid the publication fee. Somebody told me that the journals listed in the "Master Journal List - Clarivate Analytics" are not the journals indexed in Thomson Reuters but instead applicants for indexing, and that there is another official...
Promoting your article in the social media age
Each year, about 2.5 million articles are published in scholarly journals worldwide. Countless news articles, e-newsletters, blog posts, and multimedia content such as videos and podcasts are published each year as well. It is not humanly possible to read everything available, and as an author, it’s important for you to help your publisher promote your work to your peers. One of the easiest and most effective ways to do this is through social media, and this article will outline some tips to...