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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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how to show links in Bibliography for IOP Journals

I am trying to show the link on my citation as shown in the attached photo. I am getting every thing the same but without the blue highlighted. My packages \documentclass[12pt]{iopart} \usepackage{...
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Complaining about a published paper

I have seen a paper recently published in a reputable IEEE journal but this paper is completely wrong, using other algorithms and making false statements. This is degrading the complete research ...
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What is the name for “section topics” printed in the margins

In older publications of many languages, there are frequently printed text in the margins that detail the topic of a section of the text (see below on the left and right): Excerpt from Magnum ...
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Cite appendix from guest author (APA)

I need to cite the appendix of a book that I already cited somewhere else in my paper, but the appendix was written by a guest author whose name is not among the author names of the book. Does this ...
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How does one go about finding an obscure journal and paper?

I was reading a review paper which cited another paper, however for the life of me I cannot seem to find any hits on the cited paper. The author, title and journal return nothing on the usual sources (...
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Should a PhD thesis reflect the state of research at the time of writing?

I am currently writing up my PhD thesis and have the following issue. I wrote a paper during the PhD thesis, the result of which was developed further by third parties without my involvement. From the ...
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xurl [Missing] when Submitting TeX to ScholarOne [closed]

I am trying to submit my Latex files to ScholarOne but I am getting this error. xurl [Missing] My packages \usepackage{times} \usepackage{xurl} \usepackage{cancel} \usepackage{ulem} \usepackage{cite}...
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Citation and references [closed]

Is it only in the discussion, conclusions and recommendations one can cite from,? As that is obviously where the findings of a research takes place.
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When the title of an article is printed differently in the front/back matter versus the first page, which should be used for citing the article?

I wish to cite a research paper by B. L. van der Waerden from 1928 that is titled (very) slightly differently in the front/back matter of the journal versus the first page of the article: in the front/...
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APA7 citation - What to use for 'location' of an online conference poster/presentation

Since there's quite a few online or virtual (i.e. not in person) conferences happening these days (e.g. the 2020 AGU Fall Meeting), what do people use for the 'Location' field in a full citation? ...
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Week before Master's thesis deadline, found publication that explores same concept with slightly different results

My Master's thesis is due in a week and I am currently writing up all of my results. To my horror, I have just found a paper that seems to explore virtually the same concept as I do, although they ...
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Citing papers in Statement of purpose

I am citing papers in Statement of Purpose. I am only using - "first author et al". instead of the recommend cite as per the paper's norms. Would that be okay or should I just use the normal ...
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How to attribute subfigures from other sources ? / Does cropping a figure consitute a change?

I am writing a review article on common failure modes for a certain technology and to illustrate the different failures, I want to include a range of images from other publications. I have either ...
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How to cite a paper that gives background and context about another paper

I'm starting work on writing my Master thesis in computer science (after doing a lot of experimentation last semester.) I want to give some background on neural networks relevant to my work. By ...
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How do I cite my own PhD dissertation in a journal article?

I recently finished my PhD, and now I'm in the process of submitting a journal article on the work I did in the final few months of my degree. This work is an extension to some conference papers that ...
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Do I mention that a paper in mathematics is a “Short Communication” or “Note” or “Research Article” when citing it?

Apologies in advance for a possibly naive question. When I search for literature relevant to my research work, I come across articles that are published variously as either a "Short Communication&...
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Is it okay to cite a paper from arXiv? [duplicate]

I have found a very good overview of a topic and I want to cite it in the introduction of my paper. The writers are very well known people in the field. Is it then okay to cite the paper that is not ...
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Should I include web pages in the references [closed]

I am doing a course in a university. Course has 60% of weightage alloted to the project (which involves implementing algrithm to solve a problem), which we may turn into thesis if at all we succeed to ...
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How does one choose which articles to cite for a very broad sentence? [duplicate]

For example, take the sentence: "Gaussians are widely used in mathematics & statistics". At this point there probably tens of thousands of papers that use Gaussian functions in some way (...
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How should I cite the ministry in my own country in APA?

In my research paper, I have cite from a curriculum published by the Ministry of Education in my country. Should I cite the name of the ministry in my own language (i.e. Milli Eğitim Bakanlığı; MEB as ...
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Is there a bias against mentioning your name on presentation slides?

Is there some sort of unwritten rule in academia that you shouldn't mention your own name explicitly on presentation slides? I have seen this time and time again, if you cite work in the middle of the ...
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Can I upload a national report which I reference in a paper to a preprint server so it has a permanent location and/or DOI rather than a URL?

I recently wrote an editorial article which referenced several national (UK) reports. These are typically freely available as pdf files online via institutions like the British Medical Association, ...
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What facts constitutes as citation-worthy

If I were to state a fact that is simply a part of a field, do I need to cite a scientific article that supports this? Like, let's say I write something like this: "... tryptamine being a ...
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How to follow an article citations when you are not the author?

Thanks to Google Scholar, you can follow citations of an article you are the author. Is there any way to that for an article you are not the author?
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How do I reference/cite a figure created specially for me by someone else?

A friend of mine helped to created figures shown in my thesis. I know that you do not need te reference figures created yourself. (How) am I supposed to give credits to my friend? Is there a special ...
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APA format - hyperlinking the citation rather than providing a separate URL

I'm at my page length maximum for my APA-style references section. Beyond using Bitly to shorten URLs, can I simply hyperlink my entire citation rather than wasting space with a following URL? Example:...
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How to make this attribution without offending anyone or looking unscholarly?

In my field, Linguistics, we often use sentences from published works, or attested examples of sentences we have read or heard, as evidence of what kinds of things are possible or grammatical in a ...
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Crediting Authors who are not Cited in an Article but have influenced it using Chicago Author-Date System in the Humanities

How would I credit an author's particular article who is not cited in my text but who has influenced my work? I am not referring to any kind of general mentorship or any personal connection. According ...
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How to cite a drug name in AMA Style journal article?

In my paper, I have used a drug name called Metformin. But I received a comment from Editor to cite the drug name. May I know how can I cite the drug name in AMA style? There could be multiple ...
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Can the “and” word be replaced by the ampersand, “&”, in citations with IEEE style?

Can the "and" word be replaced by the ampersand "&" in citations with IEEE style? I have searched for an answer to this question online but I did not find anything so far.
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When mentioning a website, parenthesis or reference?

In terms of IEEE style(IEEEtran) and ACM style(ACMsmall), respectively. For example, when I mention Stack Overflow, should it be Stack Overflow [1] or Stack Overflow (www.stackoverflow.com)
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Do you have to cite your own pre-print?

I am writing a paper that is based on previous work I have done that I have published as a pre-print. I am submitting it to a conference. However it is significantly improved and different. The ...
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Citing a short story within a collection within another collection

Its collections all the way down today. I am usually pretty sure about my works cited pages, but I just ran into something that has me stumped. I am citing "Araby" from James Joyce's ...
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Will a journal reject a paper for citing an Encyclopedia?

When writing a paper, when I identify some area I'm uncertain of, I try to track down a good source in JSTOR, the library, etc. I am in a situation where I found there is no academic source available ...
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How to cite/credit a photograph using Turabian?

I contacted some owner of some historical photographs and obtained permission to use them in my work. They asked I put a line under the photograph to indicate simply author and photo number (they have ...
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Should a history book written as a narrative be disregarded as a source?

Recently, I found several sources relevant to my research paper, and also written by prominent historians, but the book is written in first person, in some narrative form, with dialogue added. I find ...
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How to find a *to-be-published* paper

An article I'm reading references another article as: [6] J. Wess and B. Zumino, CERN preprint TH 1857 (1974), Nucl. Phys. B, to be published It is explained in the article I'm reading that "...
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Is it bad-practice to have a high citation to content ratio in academic writing? [duplicate]

I'm writing a high school history textbook. While writing my book, I'm finding its becoming very heavily laden with sources. If I used Turabian's footnote style, they tend to fill half the page. ...
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Citation of Reports from Environmental Agency [closed]

I need to cite a report from different Agencies. I have never cited a report before, and on the Internet, I only found how to cite papers, books, or theses. Can anyone give me a good example or help ...
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Inline Citations and Abbreviation/Acronym locations

The question I have is two-fold, but it's basically the same question for citations and abbreviations. Let's say that I'm writing a thesis and I want to briefly mention a term which I hope to define ...
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My research is on specific publications and their publishers. Should I include all articles mentioned in the bibliography?

My dissertation is on magazine publishers. My primary source material includes magazines. My query is, should I include all the articles mentioned in the bibliography? Or only those that I consider ...
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Peer review: Is this “citation tower” a bad practice?

I am peer-reviewing an article "A" and I found something interesting. The authors use a mathematical lemma (which is just an inequality) for which they cite article "B". I have ...
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Mendeley: how to add document from bibliography entry?

I'm starting to write my bachelor thesis. It's my first time ever using citation software to manage the citations in the document and to generate the bibliography at the end of the document. So bear ...
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CSL category for computer science

I use CSL to manage my bibliography entries. However, I do not know how what category to choose for a computer science book (e.g. on artificial intelligence). I think that neither "engineering&...
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A paper is published in a book, conference and its proceedings, should I cite it as book, conference or conference proceeding paper?

I use Mendeley reference manager and sometimes import articles from browser to my Mendeley Library using browser extension. Import is totally fine but I am having two confusions after importing: Some ...
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Citation help in APA format [closed]

I'm not sure if this question belongs here - if not please redirect me to the right place. I want to cite http://www.act.org/content/dam/act/unsecured/documents/cccr2018/National-CCCR-2018.pdf in APA ...
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Is it illegal to explain someone else's research paper on my website? [closed]

Can I explain someone else's research paper on my website if I am properly citing the paper author with a link from where I got access to that paper? The website takes no credit for the paper but only ...
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Entering the correct Publisher and Editor in a BibTex citation

I would like to enter a PDF book I have purchased into a bibtex library using JabRef. JabRef requires the publisher and editor information for "Book" type entries. In the inside cover of my ...
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Do I need to ask permission to provide a narrative of a scholar's methods?

I am writing a secondary school archaeology and history textbook. I'm inspired to adjust the book based on two types of students: Some are excited about what they are studying, and tell their career ...
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I submitted my revised paper in elsevier journal. It's been more than 15 days, how much time it takes to give final decision [duplicate]

After submitting the revised manuscript in the Elsevier journal, how much time it takes to give a final decision or minor revision. It's been already more than 15 days. Should I wait or can I enquire ...

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