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Elsevier is an academic publishing company which publishes in the area of science, health, and technology.

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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 connectors in ScienceDirect advanced search? [closed]

I am writing a systematic literature review for which I have developed the following search string which looks like this: ("Virtual Reality" OR "Virtual Environment" OR "...
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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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Posting peer reviewed but not yet accepted papers to arXiv

Here Elsevier say that authors may put preprints on arXiv, and that they may put accepted versions on arXiv. They define a preprint as something that has not been peer reviewed, nor had any other ...
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How is the protest against Elsevier coming along? [duplicate]

I reread Tim Gowers protest against Elsevier as well as other writings from well-known professors that indicate they still protest. I'm also aware of the boycott. Has this protest actually changed ...
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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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Personal log of peer review conducted at Elsevier journals

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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