Questions tagged [authorship]

Queries related to academic authorship, i.e., who should be an author, the order of authors, or special roles such as corresponding authorship.

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Exchange administrator requesting author order change in exchange student work. Is there an easy way out?

We are currently hosting in our labs an international postgraduate student on a 12-month exchange visit. We have had students from the same university before without any issues. We have completed ...
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etiquette/rules regarding acknowledgements and co-authoring of papers?

I have never published a paper before but I am wondering in the case of a collaboration, how this collaboration should be acknowledged to the reader in different situations. Specifically, I am ...
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Finishing with only 2 papers (both co-authorship)

So, I am about to gain my PhD degree in Biochemistry (Cancer biochemistry) in december. But I'll have finished it only with 2 papers (3rd one, which is the one totally about my thesis project is due ...
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Shared credit for independent discoveries

I've always wondered how credit for scientific discoveries is attributed. Take this example from Wikipedia: The Merkle–Damgård construction was described in Ralph Merkle's Ph.D. thesis in 1979. ...
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Does being the first author really matter in manuscript publication?

I was applying for a research position in a very well known institute in the world yesterday (infectious disease). I have currently published 4 papers in journals and 1 more has already been accepted. ...
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Public co-authorship dataset/API?

I'm applying to grad school (Fall 2018) and am searching for Professors in a specific Computer Science field that I'm interested in who work at universities relatively close to where I currently live. ...
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Change of author sequence after accept with shepherding

Is it ethical to change the author sequence in paper that has been accepted with shepherding at an ACM conference? How likely is it that the shepherds will raise questions on such a change?
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Article re-submission - PI is not responding to requests

I, a PhD student, was first author of an article with several co-authors under a PI. We submitted the article to a journal and it was rejected. Is there a common practice for resubmitting work? Can ...
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multiple authors format for saving space

I am submitting the final version for an ACM sponsored conference and I am dubious about what would be the correct format to include multiple authors (with multiple I mean more than tree). The ACM ...
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How can a miscitation in google scholar be corrected?

I discovered that the journal article Ten Migrant Returnees Ilongos, Mindanao Vignettes and the Memory of Nation published by the Philippine Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (PJSSH) which I ...
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When you're collaborating with another group, how do you decide which one is the first author of the paper?

Say, A and B are two PhD students working on the same project, and C is their supervisor. D and E are two students working on a similar project to A and B's, and F is D and E's supervisor. The other ...
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My adviser submitted an abstract to a conference that we submitted elsewhere before but changed the authors orders

About two months ago me and my adviser attended a conference, where he had a talk about my PhD project. For this talk, he submitted an abstract, where I was the first author and he was the second one. ...