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Communicate Author or Publisher for asking detail?

I have trouble finding out an expression in a theorem (click here to the problem)of a paper by Yann Bugeaud (page 12) , and I tried to contact the author through his e-mail but he didn't reply (don't ...
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Paper with multiple authors

If I have a question about a paper which has multiple authors, who should I email? The professor whose lab the paper came out of maybe? The first author named on the paper?
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Alternatives for when your institution doesn't provide you an e-mail address

I study in an institution that never provided me or any other student with an institution e-mail. I feel that this is highly prejudicial to my academic success because a) it forbids me to access ...
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When can I know the updated status from reviewer or editor after i submit a revised manuscript to that publisher? [duplicate]

I have submitted a revised manuscript to an international journal of quantum chemistry at 8 August. My articles status still remain under review, I also don't know my article get accepted or rejected, ...
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Contacting journal editor asking for final decision after all reviews were submitted weeks ago?

Should I email the editor of a journal to ask for a final decision on an article when I know that all reviewers' comments were submitted weeks ago? The online article submission interface shows me ...
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How can I proceed if my email is not working, and I am in the middle of creating proofs for my new accepted paper

I received an acceptance letter for my article and the letter said that the manuscript will be transferred to the production department and work will begin on the creation of the proof. They also said ...
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How do I request feedback on my paper? [duplicate]

I have written this paper and I would like to ask, via email, from some professors in other universities to give me feedback. How is the best way to write such a request? First, what should I write in ...
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Repetitively emailing old lab group about a paper constantly on the backburner

Context About a year ago, I left a research team that I was involved with as a student for approximately 2 years. During this time, I did a variety of unpaid internships and paid scholarships as well ...
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What email to use for corresponding author on publications when institution is not permanent?

What is the best email to use as corresponding author when publishing academic papers as a graduate student, postdoc, pre-tenured faculty or other potentially non-permanent position where your email ...
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Indicating work was performed as a student for alumni

I have graduated with a master's and have maintained collaboration with my advisor to publish papers. I have a paper accepted in a rank A+ conference of my field. My university e-mail address is ...
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Is it appropriate (as a PhD student) to email other researchers asking about some details in their papers?

It has happened on several occasion now, that I read a paper, understand 95% of it, but there are some niggling details which I simply don't get. I ask around, I ask my advisor, and nobody is able to ...
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Does emailing a journal to ask if my article is within scope hurt chances of getting published?

When I started my "quest for knowledge" several years ago I began in an already ill defined-field which was on the borders between science and philosophy but as I progressed I drifted further and ...
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What is the proper way to ask for an unpublished paper?

I want to get access to a paper which hasn't been published by the scholar and I decide to write an email to him. What is a proper way to ask ? My intention is to help myself formulate the scope of ...
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When emailing a potential supervisor, should I offer to send them my researched material?

I am currently finding a supervisor for an MSc program. It is incredibly difficult to get research experience as an undergraduate student (especially since I attend a large school with an incredible ...
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Contacting a paper author: best way to address an engineer

I would like to send an email to a paper author, but I'm not sure how to address them. The author is not a professor, their google+ profile says "Network Engineer" (in an important network company ...
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IETF RFC: Ask question to the author

Is it common for a graduate student to ask a question directly the author of an IETF RFC? I have a subtle doubt about an aspect of a protocol addressed by a certain RFC and I have already searched ...
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What can one do when emails to the editor go unanswered?

I submitted a research article to a reputable mathematics journal in May 2014. The status of my article is still "under review." I have contacted the editor at least three times regarding the delay ...
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Should I send an email to authors of a paper I enjoyed reading?

For me as a graduate student, there are some papers out there that really stand out among the others. Some of them are really meaningful and inspiring. Is it polite or even acceptable emailing the ...
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Received no confirmation from editor of article receipt

I submitted an article to an academic journal about a week ago (not through a website but directly to an editor's email) but received no confirmation of receipt. What is proper protocol -- time wise ...
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How can I tell if an unsolicited offer to publish a book with Springer is legit?

Our team had a paper recently published in Energy and Buildings, and one of us (not the main author) received last week an email from someone claiming to be an editor with Springer. According to this ...
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Why would an author forward my inquiry about a paper to all its other authors?

I am a grad student and I am reading a certain recent breakthrough paper. There is a part of the paper which is not making sense to me at all. So I wrote to one of the authors inquiring about it. ...
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Is it necessary to add email address to paper?

Short and simple question. Am I allowed to not include my email at a publication? On a related note, what should I do if I don't have an e-mail address, or have an e-mail address at my university ...
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Efficient method to receive alerts for new publications

I am currently using Google Scholar to receive alerts (emails) for new publications in my field. However, to my understanding (I might be wrong) Google Scholar doesn't allow to: Use regular ...
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How to receive email notifications of newly accepted papers in a specified set of journals?

Is there some way of arranging that I receive emails whenever selected academic economics journals of interest to me, perhaps published by different publishers, post online a newly accepted paper?
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Does publishing a paper with a non-edu email influence the review process?

I saw many good papers on good journals (by Springer, Elsevier, IEEE, etc.) with a Gmail as a corresponding email. I'm about to submit a paper and since I don't have (yet) an academic email, I would ...
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The editor doesn't respond after accepting the manuscript

The journal editor accepted my paper and told me to ask his assistant about the next steps in the publication process. Four months ago I corrected some minor points and sent an updated manuscript to ...
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I have found an error in a textbook. What can I do about it?

In the book Electronic Devices and Circuit Theory (10th edition) by Boylestad and Louis Nashelsky, I have found a technical mistake. What can I do about this? To whom should I send an email, the ...
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Which one of these is more appropriate for academic email

I have a membership from an organization e.g. ieee.org and I have some options for my email ID which I want to use in academy and professional work. I'm not a native English and I'm not familiar with ...
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Author's email address in a published paper is not working

I have stumbled upon a paper that is very related to my field of research and after reading and discussing it with my supervisor, I found some issues in the paper that I need more information about, ...
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Which email address should a student use in a publication?

So my student and I are writing a paper, my question is: Among firstname.lastname@student.institution.domain vs firstname.lastname1@gmail.com which sounds more professional? I personally submitted ...
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How to format multiple authors name, affiliation and email in a paper?

I am writing a paper with my teacher and his teacher. I don't know the standard of writing authors name, affiliation and email in the paper. I am using IEEEtran template for an IEEE conference. If the ...
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When should I write a thank you letter to the author of a scholarly paper?

If I read a scholarly paper and find it interesting and beneficial, should I write a short thank you letter to the author? Should I send the thank you letter from a .edu email address?
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Is it ok to send an email informing about your new paper?

Several times in the past, after publishing a paper, I have sent email to several people which I thought might be interested in the results obtained in the paper. Usually I have emailed some of the ...
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Asking for official e-mail address from ex-employer University for publication?

I am no longer affiliated with a University. In the instance that I publish a paper (co-author or otherwise), is it appropriate for me to e-mail my old University and ask them for a staff e-mail? This ...
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E-mail address to use in publications

It is customary to use one's academic e-mail address as contact address in publications; I have seen once or twice an @gmail.com address being used instead, but it simply looked unprofessional. ...
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Should I respond to emails (resembling spams) asking for my papers?

I started to get emails like this: From: Firstname Middlename Lastname <someotherfirstname0000@hotmail>~ Title of paper. I need the article to study. thank you! Firstname ...