Questions tagged [journals]

Online or printed academic periodicals in specific subjects to which the research papers in various topics are sent by the authors and are published after being reviewed and accepted by the editorial board.

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If I reference a journal, but not a specific paper, do I need to cite it?

I am wondering whether referencing a journal (not a paper published in that journal, nor even an edition of that journal) do I need to give a formal citation or is it enough to name that journal in ...
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Can I submit a paper to a journal that is already on arXiv under a public domain license?

Is there any problem in submitting a preprint to a journal while this preprint is already on arXiv with the public domain license (which was selected by mistake)? If so, how can I solve this knowing ...
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How appropriate or common is it to recommend referees for your paper?

I sometimes receive review requests that says the authors have recommended me, and I know them in person but I have no COI, so I do my best to objectively evaluate their paper. Also, I do suspect some ...
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How to add DOI to the published version of an article in arXiv?

I uploaded an article to arXiv which has been published in The Astrophysical Journal after referee suggested edits and final proof. How do I cross ref the arXiv version with the DOI of the published ...
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What to do when the reviewer is wrong about your paper's scope, technically inaccurate, and clearly haven't read your rebuttals [duplicate]

You might think the title is a bit of an exaggeration, however this is exactly what has happened. Note: No, I can't find my answer on How to React to Incorrect Claims by Reviewers? as it addresses the ...
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Can one without a single paper on a topic write a review paper about it?

I am faculty in a technical field, and I started exploring a new research direction that I could work on in the coming years. I have not worked yet on this particular topic I am exploring, but after ...
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How do I email my co-authors asking them to review a manuscript very quickly?

I feel really bad asking for my co-authors, who are also my dissertation committee, to provide edits on my paper so quickly, but it looks like it needs to be done. I submitted a paper to a journal a ...
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What to mention as funding source as a graduate student funded by the school?

I am a PhD student in mathematics, and I will be submitting my first paper soon. Part of the guideline is to denote whether I’m being funded (“supported”) and by whom. I know that papers acknowledge ...
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Finding time for the associate editor job – should one ask institute's management?

An early career researcher (ECR) is asked to become an associate editor for a reputable classical journal. Of course, no renumeration is offered. Based on the experience of other ECRs in a similar ...
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What might be some reasons to ask to stop reviewing an article by the editor?

Recently I have been asked by a journal to review an article as a referee. I did it within 3 days, and the very next day another mail came asking me to review another article. I was reviewing it when, ...
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Previous postdoc supervisor removed my name in the published article

In my previous postdoc, I had completed work with my supervisor. The idea was provided to me and I did all the mathematical derivation and generating all the results. We published two conference ...
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How important is journal prestige when researchers publish a paper?

I know that certain journals are often lauded by academics as being highly prestigious (e.g. Nature/Science/etc). However, how important is journal prestige really? Is it absolutely life changing? Is ...
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Scopus Engineering Controlled Terms - where to find the list? [closed]

I submitted an article to a research journal. In review, they asked that I use keywords from the list of "Scopus Engineering Controlled Terms" and suggested that I use SciVal to find topics. ...
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Writing a short paper pointing to a mistake in a 2012 journal paper that got significant citations, while discussion with the author not successful

I've very convinced that an author made a serious error in the main theorem in one of her 2012 papers in Statistics and Computing, which is a reputed journal in machine learning. I contacted the ...
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I put a paper on arXiv and now I want to send it to a double-blind journal. What can I do?

Several months ago, I wrote a working paper and put it on arXiv. Now, the paper has improved considerably, and I would like to submit it to the American Mathematical Monthly. Their author instructions ...
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How to cite a github repository that I used for data collection (research paper) [duplicate]

I am working on a research paper where I work with large amounts of data. The data was collected using a python code that I found on someone's Github repository. I was wondering how I would go about ...
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What is the impact factor of my short communication paper?

Recently I published a paper in as a short communication in a Springer Journal in Natural Science discipline (Impact Factor 3.56). It was a short paper within 2500 words and 3 figures although the ...
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How to address contradictory comments from two reviewers? [duplicate]

I have got reviews for a Survey paper in IEEE Communication Surveys and Tutorials. I have got contradictory comments from two reviewers (R-I and R-II) The first reviewer R-I says that the tutorial ...
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CRediT contribution statement: Pros and cons of including non-author contributors? [closed]

An increasing number of journals require a CRediT – Contributor Roles Taxonomy statement for, among other things, "Enabling visibility and recognition of the different contributions of ...
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Five handling editors changed in a span of 1 month. What could be the reason?

The submission system shows the name of editor assigned and the name has changed 5 times till now. Its been a month since submission. what could be the reason and does it say anything. Its a ...
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Do medical journals require the authors to upload their raw data in addition to the manuscript?

A clinical trial paper published in one of the most prestigious medical journals (The Lancet) was found by the readers to be using fabricated data. This paper had a huge effect in the world like ...
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Is this an experimental or observational study? [closed]

We are conducting a study to validate an educational game on PC. A number of subjects are invited to use the game to go inside a virtual office room and put markers on the places where they "like&...
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Conference paper published in journal

I want to know that's it is written on some conference website that paper will be published at Scopus indexed journal. What that means. Is that paper is considered a conference paper or journal paper ...
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How to find if a paper is in top 10% most cited articles in a journal?

I saw in some applications that some researchers state that their papers are in top 10% most cited articles, but they never state how they calculated this. I have tried Web of Knowledge and there are ...
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How to edit the pre uploaded full text article on ResearchGate

I found my article pre uploaded on ResearchGate. But the fact is, I updated it and republished it in the same journal and it has same DOI. I want to delete the older version of the article from ...
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Is conpher.com / conpher legit?

Does anybody know if conpher is a trustworthy organization? I have recently received a couple of emails from jm@conpher.com. The email body says: Congratulations on your new article! We are a group ...
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Are journal papers really viewed as strictly inferior to conference papers in Theoretical Computer Science?

To give a bit of context, I graduated 1 year ago from an undergraduate where I double majored in Math and Computer Science and I am planning to apply for a CS PHD this coming year with a focus on ...
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How can the reader verify the validity of the claims in a published clinical trial paper?

I am from the field of Mathematics. If you find some published articles in a mathematical journal, you can check the validity of the claimed results just by reading the proof or provide a ...
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Is it a good idea to add cross references in conclusion

Is it a good idea to add cross references in Conclusion section of a research article? For example, can we refer to results described in previous section of paper in the conclusion section? Any ...
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Query related to not including supervisor name in publication

I completed my MS by research under a supervisor. There was considerable delay in completing because my supervisor suddenly lost interest in research midway through my program. I had sent him a ...
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What are some reasons to get your work rejected? [duplicate]

I have submitted one of my work in a good journal (impact factor 6) and I got rejection after a few weeks. Though I was pretty sure that I covered all the experiments or stuff they can ask for. The ...
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Is there any journal in which I can publish educational articles not a research article? [closed]

I want to publish an educational article about some non-standard approach to Lagrangian Mechanics, but the problem is that I have written it in my country language (not in English) so I want to know ...
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What happens to preprints after the information contained in them gets published in a peer-reviewed journal?

My question is whether preprints continue to exist after the information contained in them gets published in a journal. It would be confusing to have two sources for the same information (the preprint ...
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What to do when I’m not affiliated with an academic institution and submitting a manuscript? [duplicate]

I am seeking to re-establish my research career after a 7-year career break. The first step involves submitting a paper to a peer reviewed journal which reports a study that was conducted 7 years ago. ...
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How can I submit to Springer? What is the format [closed]

I already published in Arxiv one article, and now I want to submit to springer's journal "International Journal of Computer Vision". In the section 'about' they provide a Latex macro.. I don'...
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What to write in journal cover letter when research was conducted several years ago

I am in the process of submitting a paper to a peer reviewed journal. The paper reports a study that was conducted 7 years ago. In the cover letter to editors that I have prepared, I point out that ...
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About writing to editor of a journal to identify serious mistake in a published article

I am reading a paper published in a SCI-core journal. After a very careful and tedious evaluation, I have come to the conclusion that the authors have made serious mistakes. Should I write to the ...
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How to cite a journal paper which do not have a page number?

I was very annoyed with the Elsevier's journals. Many of them do not provide the page number of the paper. For example, see, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0165168420302176 You can ...
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MAA Monthly vs. AMS Bulletin [closed]

What is the difference between the two journals (MAA Monthly and AMS Bulletin)? Are they basically for the same thing? I am considering writing a nice exposition to summarize some of my recent work. ...
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Locating the journal in which a paper was published

I found a singular paper on an extremely specific CS topic on arXiv. How would I find which journal this paper has been published in? I ask because I would like more detail on this paper, however ...
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What does competitiveness of a journal mean?

I was looking at metrics on Letpub for few journals. For competitiveness, few journals had "very difficult", few had "86%" while some other had "2%". What does the percentages represent? Is it similar ...
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How to find out to which journal(s) I could hand in my paper? [closed]

During my study or even phd I had no chances to draw up a paper as a main author. Reasons do not matter here. Now I'm already in the industry for a while and I wonder why not preparing some papers ...
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Too much review time and the related actions [duplicate]

We have submitted an article in a finance journal ( ABDC rank A) more than one year ago. After around 6 months they sent us the review of two reviewers where one reviewer reject the paper with few ...
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Is the Octogon Mathematical Magazine still accepting paper submissions?

Is the Octogon Mathematical Magazine still accepting paper submissions? The latest contents in the Archive section is Volume 20. No. 1 April, 2012, though I am not particularly sure if this website ...
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Second revision, one of the reviewers said I should completely rewrite paper with new ideas and methods, because it is not innovative

I have revised my initial manuscript with a major revision after the first decision. After long months of waiting, I received reviewing results with another major revision. Two reviewers were ...
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Should I publish book chapters as standalone articles before approaching a publisher?

[Humanities - Post Doc Stage] Do you encourage the publication of chapters as articles prior to full book publication, with the aim to improve research profile? Or do you advise publishing a book of ...
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How to find past editors and editorial board members of scientific journals?

Journal websites usually list their present editors and editorial board members. Is there any systematic way to find out the journals' past editors and editorial board members (if possible, in a ...
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Advisor wants me to send manuscript to a potentially shady journal

I have a paper that has never been submitted elsewhere. Now my advisor thinks that this Elsevier journal called Chaos, Solitons and Fractals (CSF) is a good fit. A cursory search shows that this ...
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Is it ok to enquire the editor about the accceptance chance of a paper which is under review for 1.5 years [duplicate]

I have submitted two papers in a top-tier applied mathematics journal. The first one is a short paper and the second one is a full paper. After 7 months the short paper and after 8 month the full ...
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Should I make my code and data avaiable online when the article is not accepted yet?

We have received a set of reviews for an article that we had submitted to a journal. The decision by the journal editor is a Major Revision. That means, there is a possibility that the article could ...

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