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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How to respond to peer review - a step by step guide to my first response?

I'm in the process of responding to my first peer review (major revisions). There seems to be a lot of advice out there, (even some stuff here: How to write good Response Letters for the reviewers) ...
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University knowledge of student and/or staff viewing free online journal article databases

Is there evidence that Universities network administrators are aware of, or actively tracking student and/or staff usage of free online journal article databases such as Sci-Hub or LibGen? My ...
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Are there any known Universities that refuse to pay for paywall access to academic journals?

Are there any known Universities that refuse to pay for paywall access (for moral, intellectual, inability to pay, or other reasons) to academic journal articles?
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Are there any legitimate ways around a paywall? [duplicate]

I'm a non-academic who would like to have access to a journal to help my work (International Journal of Bank Marketing published by Emerald Insight if that is any help). My employer is unwilling to ...
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How to choose between very good journals in mathematics?

I finished preparing a math paper, and am now trying to decide where to submit it. I read How do you judge the quality of a journal?, but it seems that the answers there mostly deal with how to judge ...
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What to do if predatory journal won't withdraw paper after acceptance? [duplicate]

Last year, I’ve started an independent research in hopes to be published one day. Fast forwarding a year (a couple of weeks ago in fact), I have finished my manuscript in which I was planning to ...
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How to search for upcoming conferences for Hardware Architecture?

How to find upcoming conferences in a specific field? I can get some references from answers to this question. I had already tried WikiCFP but it deosn't have the option to filter CFP's according to ...
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Galley proofs for journal article - can I make statistical changes? [duplicate]

I have had a paper accepted to a good journal (Animal Ecology) and have just received the proofs for checking. However my supervisor has suddenly decided that we need to redo some of the statistics(!) ...
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How to respond to an unsolicited offer to publish work I have posted on arXiv?

Approximately one year ago, I submitted some of my research work to arXiv. Recently, I got an email from Lambert Academic Publishing saying that they are interested in publishing this work and ...
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How is academic authorship handled in journal publication for Computer Science studies [duplicate]

I was surfing online about academic authorship and I stumbled upon this Wikipedia article. According to the article there is a difference in fields on how the authorship order is handled. For example:...
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Why don't high-ranking journals go solo?

There are so many debates and criticisms around the topic of publishers, who are accused of charging excessive fees for access when all the work of the journal is done for free by academics. But why ...
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What additional revisions can I make in a journal paper after review, beyond those suggested by reviewers?

Suppose that I have submitted a paper to a journal, and I have a list of suggested changes from the referee. Then, let's say I put the article in the appropriate format and make the suggested ...
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My manager wants to be the lead author for a paper which I have done all the work for. What ethical reasoning should I use to dispute this?

I work as a research scientist, and I am about to write up the work I've been doing for the past year. I have done all of the big data formatting, set up, edited and run a complex ecosystem model, ...
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What does “Awaiting Reviewer Scores” mean within the context of a prosemanager submission system? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to Journal of Intelligent and Fuzzy Systems that uses the prosemanager submission system. The manuscript status has changed from "Awaiting Reviewer Assign" to "Awaiting Reviews(8 ...
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Status of submitted paper changed - why? [duplicate]

Two months ago, I submitted a (mathematical) paper to a journal. On the journal's website, there is a status concerning the paper, e.g. "Rejected", "Awaiting reviewer selection" and so on. About two ...
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How should I begin to Publish paper in Electronics Domain? [duplicate]

I'm in final year of my Electronics and Instrumentation engineering, I have not published any paper so far, but before completing my undergraduate study I wish to write and publish few. My area of ...
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Chapter in printed thesis vs. journal article

My computer science PhD thesis contains a chapter which is heavily based on an already published conference paper. I have published my thesis online, and fulfilled the requirements for my degree this ...
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How important is good English for publishing in ISI Web of Science listed journals? [duplicate]

I have worked as a translator (Spanish -> English) with clients primarily in Spain. As such, I have seen repeatedly that Spanish academics choose to submit their articles to journals without any ...
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TCS vs More Applied Journals

This question is primarily for the Math/TCS/Systems community. I expect that similar situation (theory vs practice/applied journals) arises in other context as well so feel free to comment what is ...
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What is the meaning of 'under review' after making a minor revision? [duplicate]

Last week I received a minor revision decision letter from a journal's editor. I made revisions in accordance with the reviewers' comments and resubmit the manuscript to the ScholarOne system. And now ...
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Who need a native english speaker to proofread: Author or Editor? [closed]

It is certain that this editor didn't read the manuscript, he's just on a rush to write a rejection letter probably because he's bias toward the origin or affiliation of the author. I came to this ...
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Computer Science Publications: conference vs journal on application form

I'm a UK post-doc working in Computer Science -- specifically, Computer Vision and Robotics. For the next stage in my career, I'm aiming to apply for some very competitive post-doctoral research ...
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Submit paper to both conference and journal [duplicate]

Is it ok to submit my paper to a conference for presentation only and then submit it to another journal ? The conference says that submission to another journal will not rule out the presentation ...
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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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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 Mathematics,...
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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 ...