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Types of articles: A guide for young researchers

Today, young researchers wish to start publishing articles early on in their career. However, they are often unsure of what type of article they wish to write and how to approach this task. This series provides detailed guidance to young researchers about different article types that journals publish and the standard requirements, procedures, and approach to each type.

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It is important to have a clear idea about the different types of articles that you can publish in journals. This will help you understand the ways in which you can disseminate your work and identify…
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This article explains what an original article is and how you should go about writing one. It provides detailed guidance on every aspect of writing an original article - from selecting a research…
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Many journals publish literature reviews as standalone articles. Literature reviews, along with systematic reviews and meta-analyses come under the broad category of review articles. This article…
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Systematic reviews are regarded as the best source of research evidence. A systematic review is a rigorous review of existing literature that addresses a clearly formulated question. This article…
Take this quiz to find out how much you know about academic writing and publication. If you get all questions right, you get the right to brag about it to your colleagues. Answers to all questions…
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A clinical case report or case study is a means of disseminating new knowledge gained from clinical practice. Clinical case reports are the first-line evidence in medical literature as they present…
Clinical trials are an important research tool for advancing medical knowledge and healthcare. This article aims to guide you through all the different aspects of a clinical trial: from the types and…
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Perspectives, opinion pieces, and commentaries are some short scholarly article types that journals publish. This article explains what each of these articles includes, what the usual journal…