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Questions about when to cite a certain work, which work to cite, etc. For questions on formatting a given citation, use [citation-style].

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Which one of you have a background in librarianship and can you help me out? [closed]

Which one of you have a background in librarianship and can you help me out?
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Technical reports in BibTex/JabRef

I have a couple of issues with adding technical reports in JabRef/BibTeX FIRST ISSUE Multi part titles: Some technical reports have complex, multi-part titles. The various parts tell you quite a bit ...
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python ATM withdraw > balance: [closed]

python please how can I do the withdraw > balance python program ATM how can I do the withdraw+balance
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Is validating the results of an article important before citing such an article?

During writing my academic paper, I need to cite accuracy values of cited research paper. I have been advised that if you will cite a paper, you need to read that paper entirely. But in this case, Do ...
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I have published my thesis in scholars press as a book as adviced by my collegue. Can I publish papers now? Or should I cite it?

I was unaware that scholar press have a bad reputation. I wanted to gain the copyright as I was afraid it will be misused. So I published it as book. Now I came to know they are not genuine publishers....
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How to cite this technical report?

The technical report under the title "Flood Rapid Assessment Model (F-RAM) Development 2008" was developed by URS for the State of California Resources Agency. Specifically the Depratment of Water ...
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How to cite an authorless report in JabRef/Bibtex

I am learning to use bibtex/jabref in the context of a literature review and would like to cite the following report: https://www.army.mil/e2/c/downloads/379567.pdf The report is compiled by the ...
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Is mistakenly attributing something to an author that they did not say misconduct or simply bad scholarship?

Related: Miscited in a bachelor thesis In the above question, the OP mentions that, ...my bachelor thesis had been cited....I have been attributed a conclusion that I haven't drawn, and is indeed ...
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Miscited in a bachelor thesis

I recently discovered, to my delighted surprise, that my bachelor thesis had been cited in another bachelor thesis - however... my bachelor thesis has been entered in the reference list as an PhD ...
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When is it ok to cite handbook instead of original source?

When I cite papers in my work I always try to go to the original source of the information I can find. However, I noticed that sometimes authors just cite handbook/textbook in the field even though ...
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Citing information from table in a review paper

in a review paper, there is a topic which I need so much, the Author reviews information from sources A, B, C and D. Then he summarizes it in a table. my question is can I cite information from the ...
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For articles with more than 7 authors, is it compulsory to shorten it or just suggested?

I have quite some articles with more than 7 authors. I read here that when an article has more than 7 authors you shorten it in the reference list. So for example: Hampel, H., Y. Shen, D. M. Walsh,...
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What is the source of this quote by Einstein on wave–particle duality? [migrated]

I'm writing a paper which involves a lot of quantum mechanics. As a result of this, I'm finding it necessary to cite the likes of Einstein, Born and Jordan. Particularly in the case of Einstein, due ...
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resumbitted paper proper citation

For a CV/ grad school application, is there any benefit to noting that after a paper my group submitted to a peer-reviewed journal it was returned with comments from reviewers and we addressed them ...
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Citing unpublished figure from an ex colleague

A former colleague has created a figure. The figure is not published and serves only as a mean for information sharing. I used to be a part of that research group and thus had access to it. I ...
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How to find publisher for conference proceedings? [closed]

I am cleaning up the reference on a paper, and I often exclude the publisher from conference proceedings because I have an extremely difficult time finding the publisher for all proceedings. Is ...
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Google Scholar has indexed the arXiv version and publisher version of my paper - but lists arXiv over the publisher. How to fix this?

I published a paper in Nature. (Not really, but just an example.) I put the preprint of the article up on arXiv. Now on Google Scholar it shows: A definitive proof that P=NP when N=1 R Dodecahedron ...
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Citing a Datasheet or Technical document in IEEE style

I am working on a thesis in the Engineering field and I came across the problem of citing datasheets, technical documents, test reports, application notes, reference designs... that the manufacturers ...
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Drop accents in submission forms

A title of my paper includes an accented character ě. I'm submitting it to a conference and arXiv. Unfortunately, arXiv does not support the accented character and turns it into \v{e}. It renders ...
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How to write source information for tables if I'm using data from multiple sources?

I am using data from 3-4 different sources in my table. How to cite the source information in MLA format? As far as I know, Source information is written below tables in the MLA style. But is it okay ...
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Missing citations on google scholar

There is a paper that cited three papers of my works. However, I got only one citation on my goole scholar account. Is it a matter of time and citations will appear? Can I do anything?
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Retrieve updated metadata for existing BibTex library [closed]

Background Older versions of Zotero did not download the complete metadata for BibTex entries. Fortunately, ~950 of the ~1,000 entries have DOI entries. The most recent Zotero version grabs much more ...
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Cite confidential source

i'm currently using several construction drawings to extract a note on how a certain design is usually done in the industry. I'm neither allowed to name the specific product nor the company. I guess I ...
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What type of paper is this and how should I input it into JabRef?

As a follow up to this question I am now trying to use JabRef along with @Jonas Steins python script to manage a small literature database on my local machine. I came across the following conference ...
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My paper was cited but their citation text had very little to do with my paper

My paper was recently cited but the text leading up to the citation has little to do with the content of my paper. They seem to reference some ideas I included in the "Future Work" section of my paper,...
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How to find who cited a researcher the most

I'm doing some history of science research. I want to build networks of researchers that cite each other (or otherwise do similar research). I'd like to search: For a researcher X, find which ...
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How acceptable is it to submit a paper where most of the references are written by the same group of authors?

I am preparing a conference paper. I have been looking for references for a specific topic related to my research. I have not found any that were not written by current/former members or my research ...
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Should I cite a concept I have already cited earlier?

I am writing a proposal for my PhD and it is majorly based on numerical modelling. I have cited the original model that I will be using earlier, and I think it is very clear throughout the proposal ...
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Working on the arXiv version of a published paper, how should I cite?

As part of a research project, I use results from this paper. It seems to have been published at least 3 times: as an arXiv preprint from January 2012 in a Springer book from 2012 in another Springer ...
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Citation of different types of sources

In my small research paper (Bachelor level, university of applied sciences) that I'm writing for my internship, I want to make use of certain frames from videos that have been published by the company ...
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Should I include reference section on a conference poster? [duplicate]

I believe that including references is important, especially for a chemistry conference poster. However, I have more than two dozens of citations so it is way too lengthy. Should I still include the ...
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How to cite a method that I describe in my paper since it is not standard in my field

In one of my PhD papers I am using a statistical model that is not known in my field, and many readers (including my PhD supervisors) will not be familiar with it. I therefore dedicate a subsubsection ...
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How to cite from fact sheet with no in-text references [duplicate]

Some fact sheets have no in-text citation, just sources of information at the end of the article, how can I cite the information in this case ???
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What other ways to get more citations than arxiv?

I have a paper accepted in a conference. I want to make it available online so I can get more citations. What other ways to do so ? Posting the abstract on ResearchGate?
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Should a citation be included when answering a question regarding a specific source?

For example, "How do the six types of shenanigans relate to the ethical use of a flux capacitor according to Smith and Smith?" (Smith and Smith are authors of the textbook). For this type of ...
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Do citation counts explode like news in social networks and when did this start?

From facebook/youtube it is known that if a video/post gets a distinct amount of likes, at some point the overall like number of this video is going to explode due to a network and avalanche effect. ...
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How to cite a work in a manuscript that is under review? [duplicate]

I have two manuscripts that I am ready to submit in two different journals. In the first manuscript, I have developed two models to be used for my research. Both of them are new and are an upgrade ...
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If authors leave out diacritics, should I correct them or leave it as written?

While preparing a bibliography, I have noticed that some authors' journal titles have not used diacritics correctly. For example, some authors have written "Miguel Angel Asturias" in their titles ...
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Are there standard terms to say source was already cited (1) above (2) below?

I screen shot pp 5-6, Oxford University Standard for the Citation of Legal Authorities (4 edn 2012). It doesn't answer question up in title. I want terms for "already cited" 'cause I don't want to ...
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Can I have a diagram from another book in my work with proper credits?

Is it a nice practice to use diagrams from another work and mention the name of the author? If yes, what is the correct way of doing it? Citing the author in the footnote or an in-line citation?
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Where do I place citations

I'm writing a math paper using TexShop that is almost entirely original but I got help with a trig proof; I found a formula in a book that I improved upon, and then got help finding a number series ...
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What exactly is a “non-archival venue” and “workshop with proceedings”? [closed]

Questions: What do people exactly mean when they say "non-archival venues" although the venue might have "publications"? What is the exact difference between "workshop with proceedings" and one ...
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Citations in graduate school applications [closed]

One of my graduate school application question asks me to analyze an economic/ social problem and give solutions. For this question, I need to use facts and statistics in my essay. In such case, do i ...
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Is it necessary to get permission if an article is to be summarized?

I would like to open a blog on my company's website in which I would create posts to talk about different research related to a particular topic. The blog would be educational, however the company is ...
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Reference style where authors are abbreviated with long underscore

What is the name of this reference style? In which other fields have you seen it? It replaces author names (in the list of references) with a long underscore when it's the same authors as in the ...
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Developed technique but was not added as co-author

I developed a novel technique (from 2016 until my graduation in August 2019) in my area of study as a PhD student. I transferred the technique to another PhD student, which took all of Fall 2018. ...
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Writing Systematic Literature Review on the same topic

I was planning to write and also started writing a Systematic Literature Review (SLR) on a specific topic. Unfortunately, while writing, I found out that an SLR on the exact same topic has been ...
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Is it bad practice to cite MSc dissertations?

While searching for references on a certain class of problems I came across a well-written master's dissertation. It did not contain much in terms of new results, but it did a good job of explaining ...
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Citing original publication date vs publication of the specific copy I'm reading

I'm writing a paper for a political theory class, and need to cite a couple of classic works. Namely, Marx's "Capital." In Chicago style, should my footnoted citation say "Marx 1867" or have the year ...
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Zotero: referencing multi-word organisations like “World Bank” so that it's not, “Bank, World” [closed]

I'm using Zotero to manage references, and I've manually inputed a reference to: World Bank. 2019. "World Development Indicators." URL: http://data.worldbank.org/data-catalog/world-development-...