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How can I know how many papers I have in Mendeley Desktop?

I would like to know how many papers I have in Mendeley Desktop. I found no option or feature for that.
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Concerning Second PhD

I am doing PhD in Pure Mathematics, and my PhD topic is generalized integrals (Henstock integral, Denjoy integral. etc.). Besides, I am doing a course in Sobolev space and PDE on NPTEL since I want to ...
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Does the Tech Industry outside Academia know which Journals are predatory and which aren't?

The question is pretty simple: Are HR/interviewers/recruiters outside of academia who parses through your CV/resume, aware of which journals are predatory (say, from Beall's List) and which are not (...
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spelling out numbers in formal writing

I am writing a statement of purpose and wondering how to write "26" in my SOP. Do I have to spell it out "twenty-six" or can I write it as 26? I am confused by web searching. ...
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How can I find articles in my university library via exaly?

exaly.com allows searching in 63 million articles linked to university libraries. The official instruction says If you want to redirect the articles found to your institutions library instead of the ...
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Effects of having a few publications in predatory journals in the beginning of my research journey?

The question might feel a little common out here, but allow me to explain more. I am a Junior Year CS Student and in my early days of getting involved in publishing conference papers, research ...
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Why would a PhD adviser ask to be removed from the "Acknowledgments" of a paper?

I have two papers. In the acknowledgment of the first one I thanked my adviser for his mentorship and there was no problem. When I finished my second paper and I sent it to him to review, he replied ...
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Can I add future/incomplete projects and accomplishments onto my resume?

I'm an 4th year undergraduate student who transferred to my current institution from community college during the pandemic. I'm applying to PhD programs this fall. Obviously, I missed out on a lot of ...
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Is a painting a text? [closed]

Can any piece of media be described as a text to be discussed in academic research? I have found several conflicting definitions online. Those that disagree seem to be working on a different ...
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My research supervisor is asking me to fake results, what do I do?

My research supervisor wanted to produce a cost-benefit analysis for an infrastructure project. First he had someone else work on it, then he involved me. When I got involved, I noticed that the ...
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Avoiding certain research topics [closed]

I often hear different opinions about freedom of research. Some people say that there are "problematic" topics that you should avoid in order to pursue your academic career (f.e sex/race ...
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Will errors in using articles harm the chance of getting admission?

I have applied to a university in the US that has a ranking of 130-150. I have just found that in my Personal Statement / Statement of Purpose, I have made two mistakes using the definite article in ...
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Can I recommend rejection of a paper by simply reading its Abstract and Introduction?

I am reviewing a paper of a top-tier computer science conference. After reading the abstract and introduction of the paper, I think that the paper does not have that standard to make it up to the ...
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Should religious (or other kind of) titles be used when citing authors?

I'm writing an article that cites some scientific works of a religious sister. I noticed that some authors cite her works including the title "Sister", as in "Sister Surname [ref] was ...
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How to ask for letter of recommendation without giving the impression you want to leave the group?

I am a final year PhD student and given the competition and burden of finding a PostDoc position, I want to try to apply to some positions early on. At this stage I am satisfied with the group and ...
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What are the expectations (if any) for time between students' replies to professors' emails?

I am an undergrad student who has recently taken a course under a professor. I sent him an email last Thursday for confirmation that I will be allowed to register for his course (it has not started ...
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What is a professional way to handle unresponsiveness in the faculty? [closed]

At the end of every supervisor meeting, I'm met with the dreaded words "email me your code for feedback". Well, this never happens and I'm left with a pile of sent emails with no responses. ...
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Can I ask to add a new result to a paper that has been accepted but not published yet?

My paper got accepted for publication last week, and I have not received the galley proof yet. I recently learned that one of my results implies another interesting result, and I want to mention that ...
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Are there unfair rejections in reputed journals?

I submitted manuscript to a reputed journal(computer science field). It was desk rejected after 6 weeks. Summary of reason given by the editor are It is purely a paper applicable in the field of &...
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How to manage work permit stress along with research work? [closed]

Since academia especially in postdoctoral contracts requires researchers to move around, I suppose being in academia in the long-term would make most people think about the work permit/visa situation ...
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Is it a bad idea to apply for MSc and PhD in the same department?

All in the title -- I really want to join the PhD program, but I'm considering "hedging my bets" in case there aren't enough spots or the stars don't align by applying to the MSc program in ...
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PhD salary for DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) Collaborative Research Centre

I've been selected for a PhD position in a medical school at Lower Saxony in a DFG Transregio Collaborative Research Project. Even though I'm yet to receive my contract, I am curious to know if my ...
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How to not publish in peer-reviewed journals and still be taken seriously?

If someone has a paper which could be published in a peer-reviewed journal, but they choose to not publish it in a peer-reviewed journal, what can they do to help the research to be taken seriously? ...
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Childhood "story" on my master's SoP?

I am currently preparing my applications for various theoretical physics/physics master's programs in Canada and Europe. Canadian institutes typically require you to write a 1000+ words SoP. Now I am ...
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Acknowledging the referee in arXiv preprint

I am about to submit a paper on arXiv which is accepted but yet to be published. In the accepted version, we have thanked the referee, as their comments helped us in many ways. Should I add this ...
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How good is an 18 month Masters in Computer Science?

I have plans to apply for a Masters in computer science in the United States as an international student. I see that some universities (Stony Brook etc.) have masters program which can be completed ...
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Can i get letters of recommendation from a senior software engineer?

I plan to apply for an MS in computer science in the United States. I am unable to get the recommendation letter from my manager and thus would it be fine if i take the professional letter of ...
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World-famous Eastern European (and non-Western) academics not educated in the West who published one or more well-read text in English after year 2000 [closed]

For a study, I want to analyse the writing style of (contemporary) world-famous academics who were not educated in the West, yet I can find few examples. My focus is on Eastern Europe, but I will be ...
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How do I know which company sponsored which academic conference?

Is there any easy way to figure out which companies were sponsoring which conferences ? I mean, in an ideal world, I am looking for such table : Company | Year | Conference -------------------------...
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Order of name and title in references of CV

Since the references in a CV includes a few names of people and their titles, I would like to put them in an alphabet order. Note that in my country, family names are always put first, for example: ...
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Is it ok to take the help from others in solving the type of tasks discussed here in long-term working environment?

There are several types of tasks in academia. Some may be simple and some may be complex in nature. Although some tasks are very simple for many, they can be quite complex for me. If those tasks are ...
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Hitting a plateau in my PhD research: what to do?

3rd year in my PhD (AI in Healthcare field) , i read a lot and experienced different methods to come up with some novality or improve any older method results, with no luck. not sure what to do now. i ...
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How hard is the comprehensive examination based masters in Computer Science? [closed]

I wish to apply for an MS in computer science in the United States as an international student. I see that some universities (UC San Diego) provide either a thesis track or a comprehensive exam track ...
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Conference discussant: Is it appropriate to ask someone to present my comments?

I am a new assistant professor. I have been invited for a conference discussant and said yes. However, I just realized that I am required to register for the conference (fee is $710) to serve as a ...
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Deciding factors for publishing in a good journal

While going through the literature survey for my project, I found that some papers have been published in reputed journals while some are not. But the study area, data used are very much similar in ...
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How to get tuned into a subject faster during exams?

We have 3 days gaps during exams. It takes me about two days to get tuned into a subject, i.e ., to get into the state of flow. I get tuned to studying around the middle of the second day. Is there ...
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Listing number of reviews done [duplicate]

In an academic CV, it is very frequent to list the number of papers reviewed. I was wondering if a paper that has received several rounds of reviewing (typically 1st round is a major revision, 2nd ...
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Related to current status and status date

I had submitted a paper to Elsevier journal on 2/8/2021. While I am continuously following the paper, it has come to my notice that the status Date is 8/8/2021 and current status is required reviews ...
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Would using feedback from an identical prior assignment to improve the new assignment be considered academic misconduct?

Several months prior, I submitted a very late assignment due to personal issues in my real life. My tutor was kind enough to mark it and give me full, proper feedback and even a score and under his ...
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How should I directly refer to works using the Harvard style?

I am not clear how a work should be cited directly in text using the Harvard style (specifically, the Harvard Bath variety). This is probably best explained through examples. Consider the alternatives:...
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How detailed should a research proposal be (post-doc)

I am finishing my PhD which was quite multidisciplinary (in Physics, it was a theoretical PhD in connection with experiments though), and I am now looking for post-docs. While I would have some idea ...
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Is repeated citations from the same region a cause for concern?

I have just accepted a paper for reviewing for a journal in neuroscience. While skimming through the paper, it appeared that the authors had heavily cited literature originating from the country where ...
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Is it normal for a conference to let the submissions modifiable long after the deadline?

Is it normal for a conference to let the submissions be editable on easychair website by the authors (and still be able to submit new papers) after 3 weeks of the hard deadline and only one week ...
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I have been asked for names of referees during signing offer letter

I have recently signed an offer letter for a faculty position.This is not a permanent position. One of the required documents in the offer letter was the names of referees. As far as I know my ...
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Arxiv after acceptance

I had submitted a paper, say X-1, on a reputed Springer (Birkhauser) journal of our field. After two major revisions I received an Ad hoc email from the editor which says that the paper is accepted, ...
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How to start working independently in a project?

It has been two months since I joined in this new project. I have put to work along with another postdoc researcher. Now we both have been asked to set a pipeline for sequencing analysis. This person ...
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Is it worth continuing PhD at University of Loyola in Spain? [closed]

I got two interviews to compete for a Ph.D. position at Loyola university in Spain. Is it worth continuing my Ph.D. as an international student? The rank of the university is low because it opens ten ...
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How do I deal with an extremely difficult master thesis with poor basics? [closed]

I am a master physics student in a German univerisity. I started with my master thesis topic in May 2019 and at that time I had wrong evaluation about the pre-requisite and difficulty of the topic I ...
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When to mention that I am enrolled in PhD when applying for another

I am currently looking for PhD positions and contacting professors. I am also currently a PhD student in the first semester but the funding is very low and I fear that the financial situation will ...
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Question regarding MSc Applied Mathematics [closed]

I am currently in my final year of my bachelor's degree in physics. I haven't learnt a lot in my undergrad physics, my university is basically trash. We don't get any homework and assignments aren't ...

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