Questions in relation to an academic article. Articles normally appear in an academic journal.

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how to save a word document as a pdf with hyperlinked citation [closed]

I have just concluded writing my thesis, i used mendeley to manage cations and references. How can I save my document from doc to pdf such that when you click at a citation it takes you to the ...
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Which tablets are most useful for academics? [closed]

Some or all of the following tasks are common to us in academia: Reading and annotating journal articles in PDF form (possibly using a reference software as well like Mendeley or Endnote) Reading ...
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Question on “Awaiting Production Checklist” Status for Manuscript

After my paper was accepted, the status in the ScholarOne manuscript center changed from accepted to "accept" with the additional "awaiting production checklist". Now it has been about 3-4 weeks ...
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Can I submit a non-research “article” on ArXiv? [duplicate]

Can a generic article be published on arXiv? For example, can I publish an article on "Introduction to Linear Algebra," or does it have to be an innovative research paper or preprint? If not, are ...
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Is it appropriate to use active and passive voice together in abstract?

I am writing an abstract for my manuscript (with my mentor), and the abstract includes active and passive voices together, as below: "In the present paper, we have proved theorems dealing with matrix ...
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What should I do If I find out that there is a typo (repeated many times) in a recently published paper of mine at Elsevier?

I've recently published a paper. It's available online, but not published on hard copies yet. What should I do If I find out that there is a typo (repeated many times) in a recently published paper of ...
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Giving my article the same title as a published book by another author

I'm about to submit an article to a journal for review. There is a published book (about 5 years old) that has the same title as my working paper. As you might guess, the paper and book are in the ...
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Relation between subscription fees and adminstrative costs

Does anybody know what the ratio between subscription fees and the real article processing charges (so actual administrative costs) is? So in other words, how much money is made out of the ...
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Getting article type information [New Result / Confirmatory Result / Contradictory Result] from bioRxiv

The bioRxiv advanced search form lets one find articles by their type. Following are the three types: New Result Confirmatory Result Contradictory Result An RSS feed is also available here: ...
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Is publishing a journal article covering failed attempts a good idea?

I am currently doing some research on an algorithm that may (or may not) end up being slower than other similar algorithms. The idea behind it seems solid although it will probably not be as fast as ...
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Is it possible to publish a paper on a topic about which you already wrote an online article?

I am a student and so I have no experience in publishing papers and I do not know much about it. My question: Is it necessary for publishing a paper in a journal, that you never have published ...
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How do I cite something from a background section that was already cited in that paper? [duplicate]

For example, if the background of a paper by "Peterson et al 2014" says: "The standard treatment of hypertension in diabetics is drug x. (smith 2012, johnson 2013)". If I want to say this same ...
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Should I mention in the SOP an article I made in the field I am just interest and has no overlap with my major?

Related questions: Should one mention multiple, albeit somewhat unrelated research interests? Should I talk about a unpublished paper in my SOP? Besides physics as my major, my other interest is ...
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Advantages to article submission in LaTeX from the publisher's side

Many journals in my field accept both Word and LaTeX formats for article submission. From the publisher's point of view, what are the advantages of using the LaTeX format for submission? Do ...
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How do I check my work is worthy?

Is there anybody(or journal) which will evaluate our article? And give me some journal for mathematics(free) which will evaluate my articles. How do I check my work is worthy? Is any guide needed ...
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When to use a table vs. a plot to present numeric information?

I find that in many cases, either a table or a plot will do an equally good job of presenting numeric information. Does anyone have any advice or even rules about when to prefer using a table over a ...
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What should I do if I submitted an article to a predatory journal?

Call it stupidity or bad luck but I am guilty of submitting my research article to a journal which is listed in Beall's List of Predatory Publishers. It is my first article and I don't have much ...
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Is there a tool for visualizing the geographic locations of research?

Many e-journals search tools contain much metadata in their database. For example, they have the "location" entry required for some citation formats, which at least shows the location of the journal, ...
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Should the title be changed when converting a conference article into a journal article?

Recently, a (Springer) journal invited me to extend a (Springer) conference paper. The conference paper was published in April. After the extensions, I can submit the journal article as ...
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Research Article Introduction Reporting Purpose of Research , what is difference between simple past tense and simple present tense? [duplicate]

I know that tense usage shows different nuances in different parts of Research Article(RA). There is popular question in this site too. I am asking that is there a nuance difference between using (1) ...
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Are many new math results first published in monographs?

Are many new math results first published in monographs (not in articles)?
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How many major revisions are allowed when publishing with Elsevier?

I submitted my paper to one of the Elsevier journals in the field of molecular biology and evolution, I've got one major revision back; I fixed the comments, and sent it back to the journal. It is ...
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Is it legal for a university to post a copy of a copyrighted (pay for access) journal article?

Extensively using Google Scholar, I've realized that most of the articles belonging to publishers that limit access to material (i.e. ACM, IEEE, Elsevier) also have PDF versions available for free, ...
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Can I write publications if I don't have co-authors?

I'm currently studying a BSc so I'm not fully involved in academia yet. I'd still like to write some publications and have them peer-reviewed about specific subjects. According to Does one need to be ...
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Should references in the supplementary information be included in the main text?

I have been cutting some sections out of my article and moving them into the supplementary information section so my paper will fit within the journal's length requirements. However, some of the ...