Manuscript Submission

Getting your work published in a peer-reviewed journal almost always involves revising your manuscript at least once. This article provides tips on revising your…
Tips for authors submitting a revised manuscript
Most journals require authors to submit a cover letter along with each manuscript submitted for publication. Unfortunately, few authors are aware of the actual impact…
10 Tips to write an effective cover letter for journal submission (Download - cover letter template)
Once a manuscript is submitted to a journal, it goes through an initial screening process which involves a preliminary review by the journal editor. At this stage, the…
Editorial decision-making: what are the possible outcomes for a manuscript?
Ethical research and publication practices are essential for honest scholarly and scientific research. Most journals today are keenly aware of this
Duplicate publications and simultaneous submissions
A paper has a greater chance of publication when it involves a full-scale study, rather than a fragment of a larger study. Read more to learn about the practice of …
The pitfalls of "salami slicing": Focus on quality and not quantity of publications
This post describes the features of a good cover letter. Read on for a simple checklist of dos and don’ts that you should keep in mind to write an effective…
Dos and don'ts for a great cover letter
A conflict of interest arises whenever there is any potential bias that could affect a researcher’s work. Avoid post-publication headaches by disclosing all conflicts of…
Conflicts of interest
Is getting published in a journal one of your goals for this year? Publishing in journals is vital for researchers, but the path to publication can be arduous if you do…
A step-by-step guide to creating a journal publication schedule (Download - Publication schedule template)
Ethical declarations in research form an integral part during the submission process of a manuscript to a journal. During the submission process, there are several…
Ethical declarations that authors should provide at the journal submission stage
What does conflict of interest mean? This article also explains why such conflicts arise and how they can be avoided.