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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.
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...
I received from a certain Lambert Academic Publishing an invitation to publish one of my research articles published in a journal in the form of a printed book. The "acquisition editor" states that they are not a conventional publishing that is why they are soliciting articles from authors. She also maintained that I may avail of the following: free of charge publishing; simplified and fast publishing process;  worldwide sales of your work; no commitments; you and only you remain the copyright...
Can we fix the reproducibility crisis that is plaguing science?
Lack of reproducibility is one of the biggest challenges facing science. In this opinion piece, Ira Krull discusses his views on whether there is a way to rectify this problem. 
Effective networking tips for early career researchers
"How can I interact with highly experienced scientists as a mere student?" This is a question many students and early career researchers face when they attend conferences. This article provides simple tips to successfully navigate through a conference.
Research promotion checklist for authors
This post contains a list of things you need to do to start promoting your work. This checklist should help you list all your ideas and channels of promotion in one place so that you’re able to keep track of your activities.
8 Tips to help researchers increase the reach of their research
Today, being an academic brings with it the added responsibility of promoting your research in order to generate and demonstrate impact. This post explains how you could develop a promotional checklist – a series of tasks to grow the reach of your papers online that can correlate with your publishing strategy for 2017 and beyond. 
What are the most worrying problems facing modern research?
It a general assumption that fraud and plagiarism are some of the most concerning problems facing modern research, but are there more detrimental problems plaguing science? Read on to know what a group of researchers found when they surveyed 1353 attendees of international research integrity conferences about the problems that they thought were the most worrying.
Researchers' Christmas wishes
What if there were an academic publication Santa who fulfills the wishes of researchers? What would you ask for?