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No pagination in Elsevier journals

My paper was accepted in one of Elsevier's journal and it was recently published, but there is no pagination instead they have this "article number" for example "Volume 123, Article No. 212021" ...
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Order of authors in the paper, elsevier

I wrote a paper, and my supervisor is the corresponding author of the paper, but in the PDF of the manuscript the order of authors is different (not the text we wrote as the paper, the first page of ...
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Manuscript status “Submitted to Journal” over a week in an Elsevier Journal [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier journal on 8 days ago. However, the "Current Status" of the manuscript is still "Submitted to Journal". Is it common that the status "Submitted to Journal" ...
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Is it proper to use google map image in scientific paper?

I have used a google map image as an illustration of street map within my study area. And I have submitted the paper containing this figure to a journal owned by Elsevier. Meanwhile, the reviewer ...
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Does journal access significantly influence choice in which journal to publish in? [closed]

The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier this year following disputes on higher costs and reduced rights to a number of journals. My lab has published numerous papers in ...
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does resbmit paper go to the same reviewer? [duplicate]

We sent paper to a reputed journal. After 4 months we get: Reviewers have now commented on your paper. You will see that they are advising that you revise your manuscript. If you are prepared to ...
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How long “Under Editor Evaluation” normally takes? [duplicate]

The status of my paper in Elsevier system (an engineering journal) has been changed to "Under Editor Evaluation" more than two months (about 75 days). Is it normal?Should I send an email to the editor?...
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Elsevier journals peer review record

A few months ago, I found a web app that showed statistics on my experience as a reviewer, especially with respect to Elsevier journals; it just displayed the number of referee reports I had submitted,...
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Elsevier journal finder

I am looking for proper journals to publish my paper. I took a look at journals of references I used in my paper. Since the scope of my paper is the same as those references, I thought I should also ...
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Elsevier Journal waiting time after review process [duplicate]

I have submitted a revised manuscript that has been "under review" again for the past 7 months. After a long wait, I have written a polite email to editor inquiring about a long delay in the revised ...
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How to get the address of a journal's editorial department and use it in a cover letter

I am writing a cover letter for submitting a manuscript to Computers & Graphics (Elsevier) journal. I saw a template for a cover letter of a different journal (AJPS), which goes as: December 26,...
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How to find Elsevier journal-specific average publishing time

Through this link, https://www.elsevier.com/physical-sciences-and-engineering/mathematics/journals/fast-publication, one sees the publishing times for selected Elsevier journals, given by Elsevier ...
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Are all Elsevier journals legitimate

I have seen a lot of negative reviews and even boycotts of some Elsevier journals. I do not want to jeopardize the future of my academic career by publishing in illegitimate journals. Am I correct in ...
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Uploading preprints of old Elsevier papers to arXiv, and updating arXiv preprints by newer versions

Let's say that my first scientific paper was published in 2010 in one of the Elsevier mathematical journals. At that time I didn't care about uploading a preprint of the paper to arXiv which I now ...
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How can I prove that I did a review for a journal?

About two years ago, I did a review for a journal (Engineering Failure Analysis, which is published by Elsevier). At that time my affiliation was different from today and I used my institutional email ...
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I believe a publisher is infringing copyright when reproducing a figure I created. What can I do?

A few months ago an Elsevier representative contacted me asking for permission to reproduce one of my thesis figures in one of their books. Since this figure is only in my thesis (introduction section)...
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What is FLA in the Elsevier manuscript submission checklist?

Elsevier Clinical Biomechanics journal requires the submission of a mandatory checklist along with the manuscript. One of its entries include the following. The section heading 'Introduction' ...
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Elsevier “Computers & Security” journal latex template [closed]

I am trying to target the Computers & Security journal to publish my research. I opened the journal's page but I didn't find the latex template that is used in the journal such as this paper's ...
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Publish as undergraduate in Elsevier

I am currently in the 3rd year,studying BSc in Economics. This period I finished a project which ended up with statistical significant results, covering a topic which was not mentioned in the ...
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Publication process in a journal

I have a paper with revise and resubmit in a journal of Elsevier. In one part of the mail, the editor wrote me this: If you choose to revise your manuscript it will be due into the Editorial ...
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Is increasing the DPI of a low resolution image a good idea?

Today after a paper of mine got accepted I received this from the publisher (Elsevier): We have received the above article for publication, unfortunately figures x1, x2 and x3 are of low ...
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What is the page limit for an open access review paper in IEEE or Elsevier?

I am writing a review paper in the field of engineering. At the moment the paper is 20 pages and I am afraid that this goes up to 80 pages when it is finished. I was thinking about making it open ...
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What happens if I forget to add taxonomy topics when I submit my paper?

I submitted a paper recently to an elsevier journal. During the submission, I forgot to add the taxonomy topics related to my manuscript. After I completed the submission, I received an email that the ...
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Elsevier's 'MethodsX' journal as an additional article to my original research article (plagiarism) [closed]

I recently submitted a paper to an Elsevier Journal (Biomedical Signal Processing and Control), in the revision stage they propose to me to send a part of my work as MethodX article https://www....
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How to report unlawful sharing of Elsevier papers on ResearchGate?

I see many papers on ResearchGate that are recent downloaded papers from Elsevier's website and not an author's copy. Is there a mechanism to report such copyright issues to Elsevier?
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“Under Editor Evaluation” to “Under Review” [duplicate]

I have submitted a paper in an Elsevier journal. The paper has gone through the "Under Review" stage and was subsequently given the status "Under Editor Evaluation". The paper is now back to "Under ...
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Anyone here experimented Elsevier's new "Data in Brief' and 'MethodsX' journals? [closed]

Since recently I have adopted the practice of depositing and publishing raw data and background information (e.g. original images, chromatograms, R scripts, etc) regarding my published papers. I am ...
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Can I write a template just like the Elsevier LaTeX template?

A scientific institute wants me to write a LaTeX template just like the articles which are published on the ScienceDirect website, in other words, the institute wants a template like the following: ...
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Time delay in papers peer-review process

I submitted a paper to a high impact Elsevier journal. However, the problem is things going very slowly. In fact the first reviewer submitted his comments after 30 days exactly which is today but the ...
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How to notify Elsevier or Clarivate when then they are indexing predatory or very low quality journals?

What is the best way to alert Elsevier or Clarivate Analytics -- for instance, if I see a potentially predatory (or just really low quality) journal indexed in Scopus or WoS or if I see recent changes ...
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Does the year of publishing for corrected proofs change in the final version?

I have an accepted manuscript published in an Elsevier engineering journal. The status of the article on its sciencedirect page is "In press, corrected proof". For now the article can be cited using ...
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Query regarding possible status of submitted paper

I have submitted my paper in June, 2016 in an Elsevier math journal. Around first week of June, 2017, replying to my personal query, the handling editor informed me that he has sent the reviewer's ...
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Query regarding possibilities of editor's reply [duplicate]

I have submitted my paper in an Elsevier math journal. For almost one year the status of my submission is "under review". Recently I have communicated with the handling editor. The editor informed me ...
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Which license should be chosen in arXiv for reports and preprints to be published in Elsevier?

First, imagine the following scenario: A "report" is first archived in arXiv as version one (v1). From that report, a "preprint" manuscript (with the same title as the report, but probably shorter ...
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Do all Elsevier journals require ONE column format for manuscripts to be reviewed?

I want to submit my paper to Elsevier Optics Communications, but I'm confused about the template of the journal. According to the guide for author, the manuscript can be in either Word or LaTex format....
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Which license should be chosen in arXiv for a paper to be published in Elsevier?

I would like to know what license needs to be chosen in arXiv for a paper that is to be sent to an Elsevier journal. I have read the terms of both arXiv and Elsevier attentively, but I'm still in ...
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Is it allowed to submit accepted and published journal articles in Elsevier, to arXiv?

As arXiv allows submitting research articles which helps in increasing its visibility. I was wondering if it is alright to submit accepted and published journal articles in Elsevier (Expert Systems ...
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Paper status changed to “Decision in Process” rapidly after initial submission

I submitted a paper to one of Elsevier’s journals. After a couple of days, its status changed to “with editor”. But now after about ten days from the submission date, it changed to “Decision in ...
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Latex submission template: keep figures to margin size?

For submitting papers to Elsevier journals, they instruct you to prepare Latex files using the Elsarticle class. This class has huge margins (as other questions have also touched upon), to give space ...
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Elsevier production team messed up my paper. What should I do?

I have a paper accepted by a journal of Elsevier, and it went under production for 3 months. Yet the production team has not been able to fix certain problems with typesetting which appeared during ...
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Can a rejected manuscript be submitted to another Elsevier journal?

Can one submit a rejected manuscript from one Elsevier journal to another relevant/similar Elsevier journal after apply the given feedback from the reviewers? Is there any minimum wait time? Is it ...
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Elsevier Review Speed [duplicate]

I've submitted a new paper to Knowledge Based Systems journal for Elsevier. But currently, after about 3 months, its status is still "Under Review" I have to mention that about 6 weeks after the ...
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How to request retraction of a published paper when contacting the editors and publishers doesn't work?

About 18 months ago, I found a published paper which plagiarised my work. I initially contacted the journal editors, but they did not respond. I then contacted Elsevier, which publishes the journal. ...
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Do editors know how many papers I am refereeing on the same platform?

I have very recently returned two referee reports for two different Elsevier journals. Within two days, I have received two new requests from the exact same two journals (but from different editors). ...
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After with editor the current status is submitted to journal [duplicate]

I have communicated my article to one elsevier journal. After being with editor for more than one month, the current status is "submitted to journal". I am confused regarding this status? What does it ...
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Sharing a green Open Access manuscript

I am considering trying to publish in an established Elsevier journal. I like the idea of having free available science. As there is no fundings in my project for golden open Access, I researched a ...
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Which form of English (US or UK) should be used for Elsevier journal publication?

I am intending to write a journal paper for Elsevier Gait & Posture publication, but so far I found contradictory answers to the above question.
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No response from Journal even after 3 Months of submission [duplicate]

I had submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier Journal in February 9, 2016. Usually it takes time of around 1 week to get the manuscript number assigned something like XXXX-D-16-XXX and status changes ...
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How to label figures in response letter, so as to distinguish between figures in the letter and figures in the manuscript?

I am looking for the correct way to write the caption name of figures in the response letter for a submission to an Elsevier journal. In the manuscript, the name is Fig. 1. This is caption I need ...
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Why does or did Elsevier make PDFs grey and therefore unfit for printing?

My university subscribes to various online journals. Sometimes I print off articles that I know I will read over and over again. (I'm all for saving paper, but some things I do prefer reading on paper....