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Is using similar methods in two different papers considered salami slicing?

I submitted a paper P1 to a journal J1 in which I proposed a method to solve a problem PR1 (at this moment it is Under Review). Now, I want to submit another paper P2 to another journal J2 in which i use a restricted version of this method to solve anothe ...

February 15, 2016 - 3:45 pm
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Have I been invited to be an editor for a predatory journal?

I was invited by a journal to be an editor. When I asked how they did found me, they replied that they found my homepage, and that they are a company located in India. I registered as I thought it is an honor to be an editorial board member. The journal&# ...

August 10, 2017 - 6:32 pm
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Is International Formulae Group a predatory publisher?

Is International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences a predatory journal?   Publication Ethics predatory publisher bogus journal assess journal credibility The website of International Formulae Group and International Journal of Biological and Che ...

August 3, 2017 - 8:55 pm
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Can I remove one of the co-authors during manuscript revision stage?

Hi, I submitted my paper to  The Journal of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS) and got major revision. While revising my paper, I removed the fifth author. Now the editor has asked me to explain the reason. How should I explain it appropri ...

May 8, 2017 - 9:59 am
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How to convince a co-author if I disagree with his/her views?

I have asked 5 co-authors to review a manuscript, and one of them requested to receive the manuscript at the very end after other 4 co-authors finished reviewing. Upon discussing with other 4 co-authors, I did as required by the above co-author. Then he/s ...

September 25, 2017 - 7:45 pm

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