Online or printed academic periodicals in specific subjects to which the research papers in various topics are sent by the authors and are published after being reviewed and accepted by the editorial board.

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Template of Research Synthesis Methods [on hold]

I try to find the template of Research Synthesis Methods journal on its website, but has nothing. However, I think it should have that. Can everyone tell me? Please... I cannot work later. Many ...
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Who draws the good diagrams for the motivation of an article

I see some papers (more specific Magazine, Tutorial, and state-of-the-art papers) contain good illustration to highlight the motivation of the article. It's not about simple flow chart or block ...
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Comparison between benefits of publishing a paper at a conference and a journal

My friends submit their papers at different conferences. They visit to another university or institute in India or abroad to present their work at a gathering of researchers which is formally called ...
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Why is the deadline given for refereeing manuscripts so much shorter than the typical time between submission and acceptance?

On a few occasions, I was asked to review manuscripts (for well-known, mainstream journals) with a 2-3 month deadline. I found this to be a short period given that the papers published in these ...
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Submit an extended version, of a paper presented as short one in a conference, to a journal?

I have presented a paper in a conference as a short paper, now I want to submit an extended version of it to a journal without cite the previous paper, this extended version is a completly different ...
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IEEE journal or conference total number of publications?

Pardon me if it is a basic question but I don't seem to get the solution. Is there any way to get total number of IEEE publications for a specific journal. e.g. I would like to know the total number ...
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How to cancel an article submission?

My article submission is in first 'Under Review' status since more than 6 months. The journal editor did not answer on my request for submission. Can I cancel my submission of the journal or must I ...
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how to start a journal with volumes and issues

I would like to start a journal and want to know the exact meaning of "volume" and "issue" in publication. What are the rules and recipes if there are any. Thank you
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Doubts about publishing priority

My doubt is this: if I first publish with a serious academic publisher a small book which gives an overall view of my philosophy of science proposal, could I legitimately try to publish afterwards ...
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I need to publish my article in architecture ISI (Q4) journal [closed]

I need to publish my article in architecture web of science ISI (Q4) journal the intereseted area of research is: Sustainability, Housing, Industrialized Building System, Construction in Malaysia, ...
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Research Gate gathering data

Does anybody know how ResearchGate gather data? I just clicked on a scientific paper in my browser (not through Research Gate), and in less than an hour I had received an e-mail notification that the ...
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Researchgate and Elsevier sharing policy

We already have a similar question but it does not seem to address the issue I have. Assume I have a manuscript that is accepted for publication. When I look at the sharing policy of Elsevier, I see ...
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Is a description of product development work suitable for a journal paper?

I have worked on a project to develop a machine which is a end-of-arm-tooling type. I am thinking about bringing this work to a journal paper. It means the content might include product design ...
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Can one 'wear out' an editor with bad papers?

Should the fact that a journal's editor is 'human' be a factor in submitting manuscripts? Example - say I'm writing 4 manuscripts. The first three are 'bad' and the fourth is good. Then I submit them ...
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Does assigning DOI numbers signal anything about the authenticity of a journal? Why do some journals not assign them?

I have seen few journals which are indexed in well known databases like Zentralblatt MATH, AMS Digital Mathematics, CiteFactor but still does not assign DOI numbers to published articles, what could ...
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Is it common for supervisors to approach their student and ask to work on publishing the student's masters thesis?

My supervisor emailed me asking if he can work on trying to publish my masters thesis, with me being the first author. I have said yes, is it common for supervisors to approach students asking to ...
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How can I get access to the computer science journals from top publishers through a single subscription in Europe?

Is there any possibility to get access to journals from all the top publishers from a domain through a single subscription in Europe? For example, let's say I'm interested in Computer Science and I ...
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After six months under review and after an e-mail to the editor

I submitted a 3-paged paper to a journal of MAA at November. I did not get a responce from the editor until the fifth of May so I decided to send an e-mail to the editor to ask (in a very polite way) ...
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Advisor associated with the U.S. Army want their name removed from the text of a published article

I have been contacted by an individual with a request to remove their name from an article our journal published two years ago. The individual was identified as a Culture and Foreign Language Advisor ...
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After publishing my manuscript, can I withdraw the manuscript and publish it at a different journal?

I published one of my manuscripts in June 2015 in a relatively new journal (6 volumes so far). The journal makes it clear in the website that it is available online and in print with ISSN. The key ...
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How I can identify that a certain mathematics journal I am dealing with have good reputation? [duplicate]

In my university listing of certain journal in SCI is thumb rule for good reputation of journal. Beside this, there are other journals which have indexing in Zentralblatt MATH, AMS Digital ...
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How to emphasize the main contributor to a paper when the field typically orders authors alphabetically?

I am working on a graph theory paper with two of my friends. The problem stated in the paper is solved by me. However, our supervisor professor pointed out that in all of the graph theory journals ...
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My paper has been rejected again, what should I change? [closed]

I am trying to publish my paper for almost two years, after two major revisions it has been rejected by an editor of an international journal. My field of study is geophysics. They complain about the ...
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Do academic journals check plagiarism against papers in student repositories?

I was recently checking one of my paper for similarity. However, TURNITIN checked the similarity against the papers present in student repository in its database. Surprisingly, the paper which matched ...
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No response from Journal even after 3 Months of submission [duplicate]

I had submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier Journal in February 9, 2016. Usually it takes time of around 1 week to get the manuscript number assigned something like XXXX-D-16-XXX and status changes ...
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Is there an equivalent of the journals Science or Nature for engineering?

The journals Science and Nature seem like they are basically the flagship journals for most of the hard sciences, such as biology, physics, or chemistry. Is there an equivalent high-caliber journal ...
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What's the point of journals? [duplicate]

Academics don't get paid for publishing in journals, but everyone must pay in order to read those journals. So, what's the point of journals? Why does every academic not just publish in some sort of ...
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from editor assignment pending to “Reviews Completed” [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to one of the Springer Journals through Editorial Manager almost 2 months back. The status changed from "editor assignment pending" to "Reviews Completed" since past three days. ...
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Status still “ Editor Assignment Pending” after 8 weeks [duplicate]

I submitted my paper in Journal of Intelligent Information Systems (springer) The journal says the average time from submission to decision is 1 month, but after 8 weeks the paper status is still ...
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Can a professor force me to submit my incomplete paper to a journal?

I am taking a graduate class requiring that I submit a paper to a journal at the end of the semester. The professor sent out an email informing us that we can either hand off a copy of the paper in ...
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Where and how to publish research paper as a non-academic independent researcher [duplicate]

I am an independent researcher with out a PhD and because of my curiosity in science in my free time I carries out some minor experiments. Using those experimental data I wrote a paper and I want to ...
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How do I start a new peer-reviewed open access journal?

I'm an academic and would like to start a scholarly journal. My reasons are manyfold: primarily I want an open access journal, and think that my field needs an own journal. How do I start a new open ...
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application to be a reviewer

Can anybody post a template letter on how to ask a science journal to serve as a reviewer. Here's what I have.. I would like to serve as a peer reviewer for manuscripts submitted to your esteemed ...
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Is there any API service to retrieve abstract of a journal article?

There are some API services to give title, citation and authors of an article by its DOI. I wonder if there is a service to provide abstract of a journal article by providing its DOI.
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Can we ask a journal to assign another reviewer to review our paper if we think that his/her review is not satisfactory?

Can we ask a journal to assign another reviewer to review our paper if we think that his/her review is not satisfactory, for instance if we have reason to believe that s/he is not familiar with the ...
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What to do with what I've learned when writing my research proposal?

During the time to prepare for my application to applying to grad school, I have learned a lot of new knowledge. They are from various sources: scientific papers from insiders in the field, blog posts ...
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Should I cite a statement as coming from in journal article or from the related PhD thesis?

I frequently come across PhD dissertations that have spawned multiple journal papers, either while the author was working towards their Ph.D. or after completion. My field is not one with "stapler" ...
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No response from journal editors

I'm not so sure what to do in this situation. I'm a final year PhD student who submitted a manuscript for publication in a clinical journal (paediatrics) about 5 months ago. I've been tracking the ...
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Someone referenced my work in a journal paper using my first name only, do I contact them or the journal it was published in?

Someone referenced my work in a journal paper but they did not cite it the right way. They only included my first name, my supervisor's first name, the name of the paper and the date. They did not ...
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What should I do, as my submitted paper is still under review after 1 year?

I'd just submitted a manuscript, corresponding to the "Space Robotics" field, to Robotics & Autonomous Systems Journal, on Mar. 1st 2015. Right after 1 month, its status changed to Under Review. I ...
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Journal requests reviewers' comments from previous submission to other journals

Someone I know is submitting her work to a scientific journal. As part of the submission process she is requested to include in the cover letter the reviewers' comments, should the manuscript had ...
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Papers written with the sole purpose of finding flaws in someone else's paper

This question is based on a paper I came across a couple of years ago written by a famous professor who had developed a method to solve a certain problem. His method was not the first or the only ...
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Do the top journals actually read papers? [closed]

(None of this scenario is related to me and thus entirely hypothetical, I am only curious on what were to happen if such an event was to indeed take place.) Let there be a physicist X. He is a most ...
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Unable to complete journal paper by deadline, is this a problem?

Main Question: I submitted an abstract to a well known journal (in the field of Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering) a couple months ago and the abstract was accepted. Due to major changes in ...
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How can an author get assurance that his work will not be stolen by journal staff or reviewers?

Suppose some author provides his original research article to a journal for publication. In this way, he is disclosing or revealing his confidential research work to that journal. Now, consider the ...
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Do scholarly journals carry more weight than peer-reviewed ones? [closed]

I've ran across quite a few different types of journal-type publications. I seem to get quite a few more peer-reviewed journals than "traditional" scholarly ones. Considering the editing process ...
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If Thomson Reuters says it indexes a journal but it's not mentioned on the journal's web site, who should I trust?

On the Thomson Reuters Master Journal list is stated that the given journal is indexed in Science Citation Index and Current Contents. However, on the official journal's web page, there is no such ...
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How long take the review process in IJBIC? [duplicate]

I send a paper to IJBIC a year ago, and I get a revision i made it and resubmit the paper 7months ago. Till now it stay under review. when i mail the editor he does not responded to my mails. is it ...
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Related follow-up paper

I have published a paper earlier in a journal and would like to submit a continuation of research paper to build on the earlier paper's results. I was wondering how is the second paper identified as a ...
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Do journals have legal copyrights to the online supplemental information?

I have a paper in an biology journal (Wiley is the publisher) for which I would like to put a much more mathematical version on ArXiV, mainly the theorems and proofs located in the online supplement ...