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Manuscript Preparation

All academic authors should prioritize familiarizing themselves with the specifics of manuscript formatting because a well-written, well-structured research paper has higher chances of journal acceptance. However, the road leading to manuscript submission is relatively long and could be rather confusing for uninformed authors or those lacking relevant guidance. There are many things you need to focus on when writing a manuscript, e.g., grammar usage, flow of content, proper use of technical terminology, etc., all of which contribute to the how a particular paper and its author are perceived. Here, you will find helpful tips and resources on all aspects of academic manuscript writing--grammar, language, style, format, manuscript structure, and preparing tables and figures. The idea is to help you understand how to write a high-impact research manuscript.
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When rewriting a thesis as a journal article, should we point this out anywhere in the manuscript? If so, where in the article should this be mentioned?
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  • May 19, 2018
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Writing a statement of the problem for a research proposal
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The first and most important step in any research is to identify and delineate the research problem. However, many researchers find this task difficult. This article is a step-by-step guide to writing a statement of the problem for your research proposal.
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How to ensure that we have all available studies on the subject we are writing our systematic review on? How do we collect all relevant studies for the purpose of a thorough literature/systematic review?
  • Anonymous
  • May 12, 2018
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How does one objectively assess 'study quality' for a systematic review? And what data should we extract from the different selected studies for a meta-analysis? My understanding of a systematic review is that data is collected from different studies, statistics performed on these studies, and results interpreted. But even similar studies would have variations in study design, mild variations in the population studied, different data collected, different statitical tools applied? What data...
  • Anonymous
  • May 12, 2018
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Can you please help me by explaining what is the background to the study when writing a research paper? I'm writing a research paper on "The effects of socio-economic factors on the academic performance of grade12 learners."
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How could my literature review be structured based on the topic "Impact of human resources management in enhancing productivity in construction industry"?This is my project for BSc. I want to know how to voicemail about it.
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How do I write an abstract at the proposal level before doing the research?
Tips for writing your first scientific paper [Download Publication Planner]
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You have been working hard on your research project for months and the data it has generated are promising. You feel now is the right time to start writing your first research paper, but you have been putting the task off. You don’t know where or how to begin writing your manuscript. Sounds familiar? If you are embarking on the task of writing your very first paper, here are a few tips to start you off.
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Can you please help me write the statement of the problem of  a study about “the effects of peer tutoring on the learning abilities of students with learning disabilities”?
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As an article has a limitation in word counts, what would be the best way of presenting interview data?

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