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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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I would like to know how tables and graphs are interpreted while we do literature review. How far could it be understood fom GDP, GNP, Gini coefficient graphs?
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How can I write a good problem statement for my research paper? The topic is food safety in the school feeding scheme.
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Hello! I am an undergraduate biochemistry (pre-med) major and as part of my honors program, I need to do an undergraduate research project. I want to focus on the knowledge deficit around the cardiotoxicity of cancer therapies within the medical community and the subsequent need for cardiac oncology programs to promote better patient outcomes. I'm having a hard time figuring out how to format a paper to look at this. I've looked at countless studies and articles, I just don't know where to go...
  • Anonymous
  • Aug 14, 2017
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A cover letter introduces your submission to the target journal’s editors and gives them a brief overview of its contents and major details. As such, your cover letter should function as a sales pitch to the journal editors. In other words, it needs to sell the notion of why your manuscript deserves to be published in their journal and also how it matches the scope of their journal. This SlideShare will tell you everything you need to know in order to write a great cover letter for your...
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I just watched the Webinar on Structuring a Scientific Manuscript: Perspective of a Managing Editor, it was very enlightening and helpful, tho I am a little confused with the Discussion and Conclusion. The IMRaD ends with the Discussion but researches summarizes through a Conclusion. Which is which? Does this structure applied also to other reviewers and editor of other journals?
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How is the title "Synthesis and Biological Evaluation  of New N-Substituted Cyclic Imides of Coumarin Derivatives'? I have done the activity of coumarin derivatives such as antimicrobial and anticancer activity.
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I am reviewing a journal article and I am not sure what type of article it is. The title is: "International marketing ethics from an Islamic perspective : a value maximization approach." Is this a systematic review paper?
  • Anonymous
  • Jul 4, 2017
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I am confused about my research topic. My topic is "Eating manners in Islam and their benefits on health​, children motivational preferences." This is based on some literature reviews I got from books and articles but I think it not enough to a holistic approach.
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I'm doing a mixed methods research, and I'm having a hard time integrating my quan-qual findings and writing my discussion and implication section. I will appreciate any advice you could give. Thanks in advance.
  • Anonymous
  • Jun 24, 2017
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5 Mistakes to avoid in a physical sciences research paper
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This article includes pointers to help you pay attention to those details that often escape attention and avoid some obvious errors when intending to publish scientific writing or academic writing in the physical sciences.

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