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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Interview for a mathematical periodical

I ("interviewer") am a mathematician and plan to publish an interview with another (very famous, much more senior) mathematician ("interviewee") in a periodical of a local mathematical organization. ...
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What is an example of a journal based in China which “warns authors that they are not affiliated with any paper-selling companies”?

Regarding the following quote: ... editors say an increasing number of journals based in China warn authors that they are not affiliated with any paper-selling companies. Mara Hvistendahl, China'...
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Doubts about publishing priority

My doubt is this: if I first publish with a serious academic publisher a small book which gives an overall view of my philosophy of science proposal, could I legitimately try to publish afterwards ...
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Does Web of Sciences indexation implies a JCR impact factor for a journal?

Does an indexation of a journal to the Web of Sciences means that it must have a JCR impact factor? JCR = Journal Citation Report
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What are the benefits of editing a special issue?

My understanding is that editing a special issue helps encouraging research in a particular area, and gives the special issue editor a higher reputation in the field. But what makes this better than ...
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Student requesting to cover/reduce Mandatory Overlength Page Charge for IEEE Transaction

I along with my previous Professor had submitted a journal article to an IEEE Transaction. It got accepted now while I no longer work with him. Our accepted article has a page length 15 and the ...
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Will the publications on Open Acess journal (like Hindawi) harm the PhD application to economics or finance departments in USA (or MPhil in UK)?

How will the departments view the PhD, PostDoc, and AP applicants with SJR tier Q3(4) publications and/or publications on open access journals? Personally I believe that at the specialization level ...
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Should I list my work as a frequent journal reviewer as a volunteer work in LinkedIn?

I am a frequent reviewer for a particular (computer science) journal, and I wonder if the review work I do counts as a "volunteer" work? I do already list this work in my CV under (PROFESSIONAL ...
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If I withdraw my published paper from an SCI journal (Elsevier publisher) due to some conflicting issues; will it appear online after the withdrawal?

My paper is appeared online 6 months ago, but due to some confidentiality of the data used in that paper, the company asked us to withdraw the paper. Their opinion is that, the authors didn't ask the ...
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Is it possible to download nature as a magazine?

So , as i just want to skim over the latest articles in nature photonics , i was wondering if there is anyway to download all of the current issue as a single file , just as when one downloads ...
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What is the purpose of the Scimago Journal Rank (SJR)?

I was searching for journals in my field and recently found this link, where I can find journals subjectwise and also journals listed for each topic in mathematics. Journals are already categorized ...
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Allowing preprints boosts the impact factor – was this argument ever (prominently) made?

Background The impact factor is a journal metric that rewards citations in the first two years after publication (or five in some flavours). For better or worse, this metric has some importance and ...
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Is there a tool that can retrieve subject area listings for a journal using an API

I'm attempting to characterise a corpus of journal articles by their subject area and categories. I can do this for individual journals using e.g. The SCImago Journal & Country Rank (https://www....
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What are all the types of scientific articles?

While doing some research I found some context where scientist A publishes a research article about newly generated progress they made in a field. Another researcher B, skeptical of this paper, ...
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How to find Special Issue of Journals?

I was exploring IEEE and Springer to find their special issues but there is no specific link or option to track special issue articles. How can I find them for my specific domain?
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What to do when bosses want me to publish for a legit journal of a predatory publisher?

Since a year ago my lab group is invested in producing a special issue for a journal of a controversial publisher that is listed as a predatory one in its open access branch. But my compliances about ...
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How common is it for people who work in industry to be a reviewer for a journal?

How common is it for people who work in industry to be a reviewer for a journal? I know that most reviewers are academics, but it seems like some people may enjoy reviewing as a hobby if they are ...
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Reject after major revision, reason is that the journal is not suitable for this kind of work

I submitted a paper in a renowned journal. The first decision was a major revision (revise and resubmit) asking questions. I answered them all and the reviewers were happy with the answers. The second ...
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How to select a journal at the intersection of two domains?

My professor has asked me to select a journal to publish the paper I have been working on, which focuses on analysing the performance of NNs, SVMs etc. on existing datasets in the Network Security ...
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Changing the method after first peer review round

I have submitted a paper and got a R&R. After the submission, I have learned new method techniques for my research and I found those very compelling. Now, I would like to use them and I was ...
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Can a national annual data report be reworked as an annual journal?

I have some questions regarding developing an academic journal. We produce a comprehensive annual scientific data report once a year. We are looking for a way of making our report data more accessible ...
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How to get the published version of my own article?

My article has been published in "Sensor Letters" journal in September 2016. But, we have not yet received the published version of the article. Since that time, we have sent several emails to the ...
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My paper was under awaiting reviewer assignment then awaiting ed final processing. What does this indicate?

I have submitted a research paper in Elsevier journal. After 18 days the status was "Awaiting Reviewer Assignment". And after 4 months the status changed to "awaiting EIC decision". And now statues is ...
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Editor invited after minor revision submitted

According to editor guideline on springer website "Accept with minor revisions is actually a commitment to ultimately publish the paper, provided the authors answer the remaining concerns (which ...
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Does a Conference Issue of a journal count the same as a journal paper in economics?

I had a working paper accepted for the Royal Economic Society which entitles people who are accepted to submit their paper for consideration for a special "Conference Issue" of the Economic Journal. ...
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What are turnaround times like in Finance, Financial Economics, Economics / Econometrics journals?

What are turnaround times like in Finance, Financial Economics, Economics / Econometrics journals? I would be among at least a 1000 other aspirants looking to publish in quality journals. There ...
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Measuring the Effect of Public Relations on Scientific Journals Impact Factor?

I’m looking at the correlation between communications outreach and a scientific journal’s impact factor/citations. I intern for a communications department at a University’s engineering school and we ...
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Is it good to give research group information in article

I was wondering whether is it a good idea to mention research group information in the affiliation while writing the manuscript. Consider that the group is not officially recognized by my university, ...
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Time waiting for submission to student section of law journals

I have submitted a small piece in two legal Journals, one for the Journal's blog and one for an on-line version of it but haven't heard from them for quite a while. These sections are the only ones ...
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Publication process in the Communications of the ACM

Does anybody have experience publishing at the Communications of the ACM? I couldn't find any information about average duration of the review cycle or acceptance rates.
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Role of the Report section in Neuron (journal)?

The journal Neuron has a section called Report. I am having hard time finding the answer to the following question: What is the intended role of this section? Are this papers written by submission ...
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ESCI Journals vs SCI & SCIE Journals

Three years ago I published 2 papers in the open access journals with APC that are indexed in Emerging Sources Citations Index (ESCI), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) and Scopus. This was ...
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Does anyone here know what happened to the journal “Indian Journal in Number Theory”?

Does anyone here know what happened to the journal Indian Journal in Number Theory? We recently submitted a paper to this journal via e-mail and asked for an acknowledgment of receipt. However, ...
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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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Will journals care if I post a “collected works” on my homepage?

I am considering posting a "collected works" which incorporates all of my papers (up to this point) on a particular subject. This way, someone new to my work can get it all in one document. I plan to ...
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How to find research areas that will have high impact publications?

I've been in academics for past 6 years. For the first four years I was doing research in Fluid mechanics. Then I moved to work in Physical chemistry. After such a transition I find that the impact of ...