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Virtual Special Issues in Elsevier good or not? [closed]

From the information available online, I understand that Virtual Special Issues (VSIs) can be either curated (comprising previously published articles) or dedicated to new work. As a PhD student, I ...
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I lost my university email account. How can I help the readers of my publications reach me? [duplicate]

In my university days, I published eight papers in journals of Elsevier and in the the top-50 publications. I used the email account provided by my university, since they promised me that such account ...
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In that scenario, how will the editor handle my academic paper (a revision)?

I submitted a paper to the Elsevier journal and got positive feedback from the editor and two referees with only 8 comments. However, after I submitted the revision, one of the referees declined (or ...
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Is it possible / how to delete "Elsevier Scopus" author data and public page?

I do not like to be the product, and I like even less when a private company (in this specific case, Elsevier) makes a profit by exploiting my personal data and by providing a "paywalled profile /...
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Editor does not respond after a month of completion of second revision [duplicate]

Our paper underwent a second minor revision after the first major revision. This second revision has been completed by the reviewer 1 month ago, yet the editor has not even seen this report. I know ...
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A journal with higher IF but general scope, or a journal with less IF but specialized scope? [duplicate]

Which one is more valuable to send a paper (in computer science? A journal with a general scope of computer science from Elsevier, with impact factor of around 8. H index around 140. A journal with a ...
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How best to handle financial support for gold OA publication fees?

I just had a paper accepted for publication in an Elsevier journal. It is to be published open access, so the journal has a sizeable open-access publication fee (or "APC") ~$2000. I've ...
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Is it common practice to accept an applied mathematics manuscript based on only one positive report?

A week ago, I have received an invitation to review a manuscript in Applied Mathematics by an Elsevier journal and I was given a deadline of two weeks to reply to the invitation. As I was a little bit ...
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Do Editorial Articles get indexed in SCOPUS and WOS?

I am editing a couple of special issues for two reputed journals that are indexed in SCOPUS, SCI, and WOS. Currently, I am writing the editorial articles for both of these special issues. Since these ...
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Should I withdraw my paper after it has been under review for one year if the journal has been unable to find reviewers?

I submitted my paper to an journal published by Elsevier, but unfortunately, the editor has been unable to find reviewers for the past one year. After six months, we reached out to the associate ...
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Revised manuscript for a long time [duplicate]

We have submitted a review to high-impact factor journal in Elsevier, and after 15 days only, the reviewing process has ended with major revision. We addressed the suggested point carefully and the ...
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Is there a flaw in the Elsevier green OA license?

I'm checking the Elsevier article sharing policies and I think there is a problem with their license of the accepted manuscript (post-review article). Indeed, the instructions say: Authors can share ...
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Under review paper appearing on SSRN

I recently submitted an article to an Elsevier journal X. The article was consider out-of-scope, so I re-submitted it to another Elsevier journal Y (via article transfer). Thus, the article is ...
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What does "not available" mean in Google Scholar for Public Access, why is it an issue, and how to resolve it?

A while ago, Google Scholar introduced "public access mandates". For me, for example, it says on the starting page that one article is "missing" (not available), so I go on the ...
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Why aren’t my Personal Keywords accepted by the registration system in Journal of Number Theory (Elsevier)?

I have tried many times to register (pre registration) in Journal of Number Theory of Elsevier publisher, when I put my Personal Keywords I got the below attached error notice, I separated my keywords ...
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Manuscript rejected for no reason after revision. Elsevier

After submitting to one of the journals in Elsevier recently, we got a response as following: I think the manuscript can be improved and should be resubmitted, but the changes will probably take too ...
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How can i know the fees of the publication

I need to find the journals that don't take fees for publication in Elsevier. how can I know if the journal I find needs fees or not, please?
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What can one infer if more number of reviewers were assigned compared to the standard? [duplicate]

If we submit a research paper to a journal in Elsevier, then the status will be 'with editor' for some time. Later, the editor invites reviewers. The number of reviewers depends on the manuscript and ...
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Why did I only receive reviews from reviewers 3 and 4?

I have recently received reviews for my manuscript from Elsevier. There are comments from Reviewer #3 and Reviewer #4 only, does that mean reviewer 1 and 2 rejected the article??
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Can a company employee become an associate editor of a scientific journal?

I am wondering whether a company employee can take a role of associate editor of a scientific journal. Let's take the following example. Suppose I am a university professor, and my role is teaching ...
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How to get publication recognition certificate from Springer?

Elsevier provides a publication recognition certificate through the link: A certificate for published work in Elsevier journals can be downloaded from this page. Is there a similar service available ...
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Can I put an accepted article in Elsevier with IEEE latex format in arxiv?

I know that Elsevier policies say: Authors can share their accepted manuscript: by updating a preprint in arXiv or RePEc with the accepted manuscript But in the definition of the accepted manuscript,...
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Does Elsevier Engineering Village include IEEE Journals or arXiv papers?

I need to conduct a litertature review around the topics of learning-based control autonomous vehicles and I am currently identifying which databases to search. I have chosen IEEE Xplore, Elsevier ...
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Uploading latex files to the Editorial Manager

A few days ago I have uploaded my article to the EM system. Next, I downloaded the generated PDF and everything was seen perfect. However, yesterday the Elsevier support team sent an email to me ...
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What does Scientific Managing Editor at Elsevier do? What are their responsibilities?

I am planning to apply for a position at Elsevier. They are looking for Scientific Managing Editor. I have no idea what to expect in such a job profile? I am a PhD with a year of postdoc experience. ...
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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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At which stage do you pay the article processing fee for Elsevier journals?

I recently had a paper accepted at an Elsevier journal, and am currently waiting for the typesetting process to start. Since it's open access there is a charge for publishing, yet I haven't seen where ...
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Does “under review” status after minor revision always mean the paper has been sent back to reviewers? [duplicate]

I have a paper which was invited to be resubmitted after minor revisions. Normally, the editor decides the outcome after this. In this case, however, the status went back to under review after I ...
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Published article on Arxiv: Elsevier Gold Open Access

Am I allowed to publish the final manuscript PDF (as it is in the journal) on Arxiv if the paper is published as "Gold Open Access" in an Elsevier journal?
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Switch license between arxiv preprint and accepted manuscript for Elsevier publication

I want to submit a paper to Elsevier (yes, I know, evil me - there are specific reasons). Elsevier allows sharing preprints "anywhere at any time". Later, one is allowed to "update a ...
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Is it normal that a managing editor handles a paper instead of an associate editor?

I submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier journal. The status changed in 2 days from Editor Invited to under review and I got an email saying that "your paper will be handled by X (editor's name)&...
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Why would article processing fees be waived for this journal? Is this suspect?

Here is the link to the journal: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/computer-methods-and-programs-in-biomedicine-update/ I'm not sure why the fee is waived or if this is a red flag in any way?
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If the status date does not change while an article is under review, does it mean things aren't moving along?

Initially, it took a very long time for the editor to finally screen the article and invite reviewers. My concern is that some reviewers will decline to review, and the editor will not invite new ones ...
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What Are Companion Journals?

Elsevier launched new NeuroImage: Report as a companion journal to NeuroImage. What does companion mean here in terms of publishing content, cite-score and impact factors.
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Elsevier's confusing guide for authors

I am trying to submit a manuscript to an Elsevier journal Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews (RSER) and found the author guidelines most confusing. For example, under author guidelines, it is ...
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How to formulate a REVIEW paper in true sense? [closed]

Many thanks in advance for taking time to read this question. Recently, as a group of students, we reviewed a certain topic in Machine Learning. The supervisor asked us to prepare a survey paper on ...
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Has anyone else seen a message about processing slowness on the Elsevier editorial manager? [closed]

Seeing this message on the top of the editorial manager page. Does this mean the journal is overwhelmed with articles or does it simply mean the system is slow when loading pages? Not sure how to ...
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What does it mean to go directly from "under review" to "decision in process"? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to an Elsevier journal in mathematics, which is right now in "decision in process". The status changed in the following manner: Submitted to journal----(after 1 day)---&...
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How does the proof process in Elsevier work?

I have an article 'in press' with a journal in Elsevier. Having done some searching, it seems there are a few very similar instances/complaints that ran into the issues I am having with them. What I ...
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Copyright Complications - Cumulative Dissertation & Elsevier

I am bit puzzled over the copyright issued involved in the publication of a cumulative dissertation. Lets imagine you publish a paper in an Elsevier journal. The process of publication usually ...
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What does the With Editor status mean for an Elsevier journal after being with the Managing Editor (ME)? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to an Elsevier journal, but it was not assigned to a reference number. They sent me a mail stating that the paper with the managing editor for initial evaluation . After tow weeks ...
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How to export search results from Elsevier?

I am doing a systematic review and I am cataloging my searches. I've already exported the search results from IEEE, and from Springer, with one click to an CSV file. So I wonder how to do the same ...
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Licence in a reproduced figure caption

I am writing a thesis at a university. In my thesis, I directly copy a figure from an article published on Sciencedirect. I have obtained permission to use this figure over Rightslink. I now would ...
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Link to ORCID when revising a paper on editorial manager

When I started revising my paper on Editorial Manager, it required me to link to my ORCID (see the attached). I do have an ORCID account, and after I logged in, nothing happened, i.e., the ORCID was ...
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What happens if I don't pay the article processing charge after my paper was accepted by a gold open access journal?

My manuscript has got accepted and published online as "in press" in an Elsevier journal. I noticed that it is an open access journal late after its acceptance. I have not signed any forms ...
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With editor status changes to Submitted to Journal After 5 weeks [duplicate]

May I please ask what does this mean. I submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier journal, for 5 weeks it had "with editor" status, now it has changed to "Submitted to Journal". What ...
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Paper was rejected for high similarity with parts of my own dissertation

My PhD thesis consisted of two published papers and one submitted paper embedded in some additional framing. For completion of my PhD, I had to upload my thesis to the servers of our academic library, ...
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How to use more than 8 boolean operators in ScienceDirect advanced search? [closed]

The advanced search in the ScienceDirect database seems to be limited to 8 boolean operators at max. This number of operators might not be sufficient, especially when applying a search string within a ...
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Can I send an email to the journal editorial board explaining a specific situation about the status of my paper?

I submitted a paper to an Elsevier journal, and the status is "Submitted to Journal". That was a week and a half ago. I know it's not a long time, but I have an additional issue. I just need the ...
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Publication issue of a journal article in Elsevier [duplicate]

Recently, an article of mine got accepted in an Elsevier Journal. Since it was my first publication, I was not very much aware of the whole publication procedure. After acceptance of the paper, I got ...
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