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Publication Planning

Find tips and resources that help authors plan their publication journey from research publication planning to creating a publication schedule. This begins with finding the right research question and progresses to understanding the different types of articles, selecting a journal, ensuring compliance to guidelines, and creating a publication schedule. The excellent textual and multimedia content in this section makes publication planning a breeze for authors.
Safeguard your manuscript against suspected data fabrication and image duplication
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While reviewing an author’s manuscript, our publication expert observed that the result of an experiment seemed highly improbable and one of the images provided seemed to be manipulated. This article tracks the details of this case and explains how an author can safeguarded his/her study from suspicions of data fabrication and image manipulation.
Tips for writing the perfect IMRAD manuscript
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To ensure that your manuscript conveys your ideas effectively, it is essential for you to structure it well. Many journals expect scientific research papers to be written in the traditional format, which is also referred to as the IMRaD format (Introduction, Materials and methods, Results, and Discussion). This post provides some quick tips following the IMRaD structure.
3 "Principles of transparency" to help authors assess journal credibility
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The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) produces guidelines and documents that assist publishers, editors, and editorial board members in conducting themselves ethically and professionally in the management and business practices of scholarly
Tips for ESL authors on using academic translation services effectively
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ESL researchers who do not have the luxury of spending time writing in English and grappling with the nuances of the language can benefit considerably from translation services. They also have the option of package services that offer both translation and editing.
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I have a question regarding a researcher’s practice in writing. Let me give you some background about this issue. Here’s what this researcher does when writing introductions and literature reviews. He makes certain speculations first and then proceeds to making claims based on those initial speculations. It is worth noting that the claims he makes are sometimes too specific. Following that, he starts looking for evidence to support his claims. I have tried many times to convince him and have...
  • Anonymous
  • Jun 18, 2014
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Can I redo research done earlier by somebody else and publish a paper based on the results?
  • Anonymous
  • Apr 24, 2014
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In this video, Bruce Dancik reveals what journal editors actually look for in a manuscript. He provides useful tips on how an author can find out which journal would be interested to publish his/her research and explains some of the important factors that an author should consider while choosing a suitable journal. Donald Samulack, President, US Operations, Editage, Cactus Communications, speaks to Bruce P. Dancik, Editor-in-Chief, NRC Research Press/Canadian Science Publishing, and Professor...
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Securing funding through grant proposals is indeed a difficult and tedious process, and what is most challenging about it is making a grant proposal convincing. Even if you have a path-breaking research idea, it might not get funded unless you can present your idea in a truly convincing manner to the grant committee. This SlideShare provides you useful tips to make your proposal persuasive.
How to create a publication schedule and why
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The time taken from submission of a manuscript to acceptance for publication in a journal can vary considerably, ranging from a few months to 3-4 years. Why so long? Because manuscripts
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Dear Dr. Eddy, I am an associate professor in Neurology at Zhejiang University. So far, I have published 90% of my papers in the high-impact-factor journal Stroke. But my Department Chair has requested me to start considering other journals. I would like your opinion on whether it is better to submit articles to only one journal or if I should consider many different journals.
  • Anonymous
  • Oct 31, 2013
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