Queries related to journals, books, conference proceedings, etc.

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Book Chapter Publication [on hold]

I am working on parasitology. I want to publish a book chapter in a book with ISBN number. Can anyone suggest where I can publish my book chapter
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Handling a case of reviewer reporting a result he read in a paper he had rejected

Long ago, as a new researcher to an established field, I submitted a paper to the leading journal, with the first time experimental observation of a weak but theoretically predicted quantum transition....
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Contacting a paper author: best way to address an engineer

I would like to send an email to a paper author, but I'm not sure how to address them. The author is not a professor, their google+ profile says "Network Engineer" (in an important network company ...
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How to interpret reviews that focus only on grammar mistakes but a decision of “consider after major changes”?

I recently received the reviews for an article I submitted a few months back to a journal. Reviewers did not comment on the results proved; i.e., they did not indicate the presence of any errors in ...
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Can I make a case for authorship if I spend two weeks running a series of repetitive experiments for my PI?

I am a postbac working at a national lab. I have a project that is funded through an outside source, but my PI and postdoc informed me that they need me to spend the next two weeks completing a series ...
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When is a new method publishable?

In computer Science, let us assume that we have three different methods, A, B and C, to solve the problem X. All three methods have been proposed by more or less the same group of authors A ...
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advisor slow to submit my research article

For about 2 months now I have been sitting on a draft of what I think is a very nice research article, the first that I wish to publish. My advisor and some other professors have seen my arguments ...
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Does careful selection of graph colors in a manuscript have any positive impact on reviewers?

I have just completed an article in which results are interpreted by means of 3D-plots; there are almost 15 plots in my article. Since plots could have a major impact on the reviewers’ decision, I am ...
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Why do some publication venues prefer TIFF over some vector formats?

Why do some publication venues prefer TIFF over some vector formats? Example: Most figure file formats are acceptable, although TIFF is preferable.
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How to present (key) publications on personal website?

I am a phd student in a STEM field and currently setting up a personal website. The website is intended to be simple and will basically contain contact details, research interests, a list of ...
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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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Collaborator published paper on ArXiv without my name

In the last four months, I have been working on a project with a friend. After the completion of writing a part of paper, I started searching for conferences and found that the other guy had already ...
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What is the academic value of posts on LinkedIn?

As LinkedIn is a network of professionals, there is a great scope for sharing one's professional expertise in the form of a short piece (or otherwise write something to influence a cause). Most ...
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Why “in Proceedings of conference…”, but not “in Journal of …”

I'm wondering why a well-known citation style (bibtex's "plain" style) produces "In proceedings of 'conference name'" or "In 'conference name'", but drops "in" in case of journals. In my opinion, ...
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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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Resubmitted paper is rejected by editor after two months, what should I do?

About one year ago, I submitted a paper to a top journal in my field. After waiting for 4 months, the manuscript is rejected with one positive, one negative, and a neutral (including many revise ...
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Why new encyclopedias are being published when there is Wikipedia?

Recently, I have noticed that I have been visiting Wikipedia more and more frequently for finding information on technical materials that I need for my work and research. Over time, I have noticed ...
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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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What if the typesetting process puts a paper overlength?

What usually happens if the typesetting process for a paper puts it overlength? I imagine if the conference has an extra page charge, this will be applied; but if the conference has a hard maximum ...
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Sharing a proof on ResearchGate? Inappropriate?

Is it inappropriate to share a proof of a manuscript online, such as ResearchGate? The manuscript is part of a large special session in a journal that currently has no publication date yet..
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Registering Systematic Review in PROSPERO

I have recently submitted a systematic review (SR) to a journal. One of the reviewers pointed out, that my SR was not registered in PROSPERO (http://www.crd.york.ac.uk/PROSPERO/), an international ...
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Is it possible to download paper from academia.edu without being registered there?

Based answers to Is Academia.edu useful? it seems that there are some legitimate reason why many people would prefer not to have academia.edu account. On the other hand, it might happen that you see ...
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I proved a theorem I heard from another person. What can I do with it?

Some time ago I heard a talk in which the speaker mentioned some theorem. I needed this theorem for another paper I wrote. I looked for this theorem in the relevant literature (which I know quite well)...
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What is difference between letter and articles?

I have just completed work on certain problem that was ignored in applied mathematics but is well developed in pure mathematics for almost 40 years. I mean there are certain formulations that were ...
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Should I include a paper with a low impact factor in my CV

I'm a Masters Student who has an old paper. I wrote a paper years ago with a research group in my old school. However, it's a really simple idea and was published in a not very reputed journal (Impact ...
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Centralized DB For EU Projects' Publications & Deliverables

A lot of times I face a difficulty in finding the public deliverables and/or publications lists of EU FP6 and even EU FP7 projects. Usually, these are hosted on the respective projects' websites. ...
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Paper Authorship / Commercial? [duplicate]

When my co-founder and I were creating our project (with a scientific background), we always listed our universities as our affiliation, or we listed ourselves as the Co-Founders of the project with ...
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IETF RFC: Ask question to the author

Is it common for a graduate student to ask a question directly the author of an IETF RFC? I have a subtle doubt about an aspect of a protocol addressed by a certain RFC and I have already searched ...
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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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Using pictures of 16th–18th century paintings in PhD dissertation?

Can someone please help me get an insight into the use of images, specifically paintings from the 16th to 18th century that reside in churches, museums, etc., and how can one use them in a PhD ...
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Is there a place for publishing ideas (no tangible results)?

While working on my thesis in neutron imaging I got an idea for a new approach to data analysis, involving Machine Learning solutions that are not available at the moment (please note that I am a ...
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Given a journal policy that authors must share original data, am I free to use this data without granting original authors authorship?

There is a large database maintained by a group of scientists. This group of scientists have made a considerable effort to get many other scientists to contribute to this database, and make it ...
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Where to publish comments on a scholarly book?

The past year, I've been reading a mathematical manuscript from a well-known university on a particular well-known, graduate curriculum subject. The manuscript language is not English. One can imagine ...
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misleading typo in old paper [duplicate]

There is a nice paper from 1995 that has a typo in the abstract. The paper gives an example of a mathematical object which does NOT have a certain property, which I will call property X. But in the ...
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Can I publish without affiliation? [duplicate]

Can I publish without affiliation ? Now I am not associated with any university and i want to publish one publication . Is there solution of this problem ?
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Why does the paper award jury have access to the author names in some blinded publication venues, prior to deciding to whom the award should go to?

Quite often, in publication venues where the author names are not visible to the reviewers and where some paper award is given, the authors are not blinded to the individuals who decide to whom the ...
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Where to correct an inefficiency of algorithm in a published paper?

I spotted a serious inefficiency in our algorithm, which was already published. Basically, we have an algorithm to encode a problem A into a formula X. But we later found that we can encode into a ...
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Listing authorship on a resume

I recently published a paper with four other colleagues. The authorship is listed as A*, B*, C*, D, E, where * represents "these authors have contributed equally to this work." I am B*. Do I list "Co-...
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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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How to cite a website that is in the internet archive, but is no longer active? [duplicate]

I wish to cite a website that no longer exists, but still has information I wish to include in a paper. Is it commonly acceptable to cite the page anyway? Can I site an Internet Archive copy of the ...
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I can't find a masters thesis advisor. Can I publish independently in a math journal and get my MSc degree that way?

Is it possible publishing original work in math research without having an adviser? I had some thought of matrix multiplication which I posted in this forum which wasn't welcomed that well, I plan to ...
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How many points should a journal paper have? [closed]

Suppose I have done a work that has many features or aspects A, B, C, D,... when I want to present it as a journal or conference paper, should I cover all of them? or just to focus on one or two ...
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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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Is it fair that a PhD student should be allowed to review a research paper?

I really can't understand why an inexperienced PhD student should be allowed to review a research article written by researchers of considerably more experience and expertise. How do journals/...
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Writing a paper about the algorithm of a patented feature

We've seen lots of questions like "how to patent an idea from a paper", but let's do this the other way 'round. Let's say there is a commercial software product that has a nice feature: a user can ...
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Publishing tutorials

What are my options for publishing tutorials? I would like to publish tutorials for specific methods of statistical analysis using a third party software package with some of my own code for handling ...
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Status from decision in process to with editor meaning in Elsevier review system [duplicate]

In the Elsevier review system, my paper status was initially "with editor" then "under review" then "under editor evaluation" then "decision in process" and now again "with editor." What does this ...
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Publishing without your supervisor

A professor in the same department has asked my friend to collaborate with him in writing a paper which is close to his area of research. My friend is not sure what to tell the professor since he is ...