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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.
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A faculty member in the department suggested that we need to revised the old format for thesis and dissertation. One member of the committee suggested that we need to remove the part for "theoretical framework" so that papers may not appear too long and considering that theoretical framework is necessary only when the writer is doing a study on the theory itself. I was not convinced. Besides, I could not see any reason why theoretical framework should be removed in the format for scholarly...
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My paper needs to get accepted by a journal urgently. Do you think there is a journal that can accept my paper by May? I conducted on experiment on cardiac and did in vivo, in vitro and did reasearch in molecular biology. Impact factor will be good around 1.0-3.0, please recomment me considering this fact. Thanks for the help. 
  • Anonymous
  • Mar 9, 2017
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Help journal editors help you: Five top tips for authors
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As an author, you want to get published in the right journal by the right editor. Terry Monahan, Managing Editor of the journal Eye and Contact Lens shares her top five tips so you can avoid being rejected.
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I'm currently in the process of submitting two different papers. The two papers are on the same topic but are slightly different. I am the corresponding author for both although the first authors are different in each case. However, I feel like this is not right and it can be a disadvantage. In this case, would it be better to submit my papers to two different journals or can they be submitted to the same journal? 
  • Anonymous
  • Feb 21, 2017
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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?
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What is the procedure of submission to arXiv? After submitting, how can I submit the same paper to another journal? 
Difference between a thesis and a journal article
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This infographic lists nine ways in which a thesis is different from a journal article. The idea is to help you understand how the two are completely different types of academic writing, meant for different audiences and written for different purposes. 
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I am currently working on my PhD. My professor helped me set up plans for materials and decided the topic for my theses. But the issue is that although I will be the one who is doing the research,  he (the professor) will be the first author. My professor told me it's okay as he is the one who has decided on the materials and topics but my personal opinion is that it might not be ethical.
  • Anonymous
  • Feb 8, 2017
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Is age a factor when it comes to academic publishing? Can very young people publish academic papers? I am referring to students who are still in school but have lots to share.
Research promotion checklist for authors
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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.

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