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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Computer Science Journals that publish long articles [on hold]

Which CS journals publish lengthy articles (e.g. 40+ pages)? Ones I found so far are: Applied Soft Computing Future Generation Computer Systems I'm looking for a general list - I don't have a ...
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Is it good to have all the PhD publications in one journal

I have two papers published in a APS journal and another paper just got accepted to the same journal (the journal is a reputed one in my field). It has been almost two years for my PhD. So I have ...
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Describing figures vs letting figures speak for themselves

I'm writing a journal article that involves many comparisons within and across groups. Visually, these comparisons are quite easily understood. However, describing them in text requires the use of ...
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Is it ethical to ask colleagues to write a review of my book?

I have published a monograph and now would like to see it reviewed by a/some journal(s) in the field. Given that there are many other books they could publish a review on, they might not find a ...
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How can taking a stance against for-profit journals hurt your career? [duplicate]

I will start by saying that I have nothing against any individual or company making a profit out of goods, services or intellectual property they produce. However, I do not like the fact that ...
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How long it takes to hear from a APS journal

I have submitted my paper to a reputed APS journal. It has been 65 days, and I still did not get any response. Should I contact the editor regarding this? I have two papers published in this journal ...
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Journal of Literature and Art Studies (JLAS) reputable? Have to pay for my article to be published? [duplicate]

I am a PhD student that recently presented my research at the International Society of Biblical Literature (SBL) conference in Seoul. Two weeks later, I am contacted via email by the "Journal of ...
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Open access journal with editor's summary [closed]

I'm looking for open access journals, whose scientific articles come with an editor's summary (not written by one of the authors!). The articles and summaries will be used as data for benchmarking ...
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How to inform the editor that they sent me the wrong PDF attachment?

I received an email before three weeks which informs me that my paper is accepted for publication but some changes must be made. (The changes are some spacing issues, or "put more references" etc.) ...
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Is it legal to upload preprint on ResearchGate?

I have few papers already published in certain journals which cannot be uploaded on ResearchGate due to copyright issues, now is it legal to upload my own version of the paper formatted in LaTeX or in ...
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What prevents a reviewer from stealing the idea? [duplicate]

The reviewer has the copy for manuscript and they are generally top notch in the field in which the paper was written. What prevents the reviewer from exploiting his/her power? As in, rejecting it and ...
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Is Obama's JAMA paper OK?

As some of you may have heard, Barack Obama recently published a paper in JAMA describing the US health care reforms (link). First of all, I am not trying to start a discussion on the validity of the ...
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Is it ethical/legal to obtain journal articles from reddit?

My university's subscription is really limited (I come from Lebanon). I never found any paper related to my research or essays using the database that my university is subscribing to; even the basic ...
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What to do when two months after submitting a major revision, its status is still “Editor Assigned”?

I have submitted a paper to a journal, and received the editors decision (Major Revision). One reviewer suggested minor corrections and one reviewer suggested major corrections. I then resubmitted the ...
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How to track new papers in journals

I am interested in a field of combinatorics and I would like to track new papers in journals on combinatorics (mainly the top of this list http://www.scimagojr.com/journalrank.php?category=2607). How ...
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Publication fee paid, but no response from editor

I submitted a paper to a journal, which was accepted for publishing. I made the payment and signed the copyright form. I enquired the state of the transaction of the bank and the amount was credited ...
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Consequences for publishing final-version PDF, in violation of publisher policies?

Are there consequences that are typically enforced when an author puts the publisher’s PDF on a personal website or social media (e.g. ResearchGate) in violation of the publisher’s policy? I see many ...
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Leniency in journals' paper structure “guidelines” (required sections and divisions)

I have observed in the "author guidelines" of journals, that results and discussion may be requested as distinct "results" and "discussion" sections, or as combined "results & discussions". ...
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How are Peer-reviewed Journals ranked? [duplicate]

I would like to know how peer-reviewed journals are ranked, and if I can access that information. I've heard about some impact factors, but I don't remember their name, or where to find info on them. ...
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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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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 ...