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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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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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Awaiting recommendation, but before any sort of peer review

I submitted a paper through ScholarOne Manuscripts 3 days ago. The first status that I am getting is "ADM: Awaiting Recommendation" , just after the initial status which was "ADM: ...
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How to not repeat the "Related work" section when splitting a paper into multiple papers?

I wrote a 10 page paper on various facts and anomalies that need to be considered for building an artificial intelligence. The paper is a meta-analysis of various other research from biological ...
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Authorship disagreement between PhD student and supervisor

I completed my PhD thesis two years ago. My thesis subject was supported as a project by my university scientific research committee. In this project my supervisor was principal investigator and I was ...
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What is the difference between 'declarations of interest' and 'disclosure statement'

In a journal application, there are two fields need to be filled but I can not tell what is the difference between the two: Declarations of interest Disclosure statement Is there anyone of them where ...
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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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How does publication of a society journal by a for-profit publisher work?

I have observed that, sometimes, non-profit academic societies have journals. Usually, the journal is published by the society, or by a partnership between societies. But sometimes, the society's ...
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Inderscience peer-Review Process

I submitted my paper two months ago to an Inderscience journal. Well, this is my first experience with Inderscience publisher, so while checking my paper updates, I can not understand the meaning of “...
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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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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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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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Does IEEE have any payment for its journal editors?

In response to the post "Why become a journal editor?", some mentioned that certain editorial members, such as the Editor-in-Chief or other editors, receive monetary compensations. I am ...
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ESCI, Impact Factor and its consequences

Starting from the 2023 JCR release, Journal Impact Factors were expanded to all Web of Science Core Collection journals including arts and humanities. https://clarivate.com/blog/clarivate-announces-...
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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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Where can I find the editors of Machine Learning conferences proceedings?

I am in the process of publishing an article in a journal. The editorial team is asking me to add editors to many references coming from the proceedings of conferences such as AISTATS, MICCAI, ICLR, ...
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Is it possible to re-submit the manuscript again without being restricted to a specific time?

My manuscript was submitted to a reputable magazine. During the revision process, I revised the manuscript again. When the reviewers finished making changes, the comments I received matched the ones I ...
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Is there a website that compares both Scopus and WoS (SCI/E)' ranks of a journal/publication altogether?

Something like Resurchify, but contains both Scopus and Web of Science, perhaps? I usually just browse separately on https://www.scimagojr.com/ (for Scopus) and https://jcr.clarivate.com (for SCI/E / ...
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How to find the newest mathematics journals promoted from ESCI to SCI-Expanded list?

ESCI indexed journals which maintain qualtity publications are migrated to the SCi-Expanded list. Where and how can I find the new mathematics journals that have been promoted to the SCI-Expanded list ...
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A taxonomy for keywords in the field of education research

I am looking for a standard list of keywords that can be used in journals dealing with the field of education, something like "A taxonomy for the field of engineering education research" or &...
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Can I trust new articles in a high-impact journal with abnormal number of corrections for older ones?

Currently I survey new literature by subscribing to the RSS feed of high-impact journals. Especially for the journal nature communications (IP > 12) I see much much higher number of correction ...
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Mendeley iOS alternative 2021?

I have been using Mendeley to mange and annotate articles for quite a few years, I have built up a big library which I use everyday. Unfortunately Elsevier has stopped support for the iOS app and it ...
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Posting an open access IEEE paper to Researchgate

I am wondering if I can upload my accepted early access IEEE paper to Researchgate for public viewing? The paper has the following "This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 ...
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Difference between a research paper and technical note

What is the difference between "Research Article" and "Technical Note"? What purpose do they serve?
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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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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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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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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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What is included in Springer accesses count?

I am mostly curious if I open my article through the Springer website multiple times, will it count as mutliple accesses? Also, if anyone knows,what exactly is counted as accesses?
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What do you think of some journals with high IF, but not famous?

As a PhD student, I always go through many journals and found out that some journals have a high IF, but mostly they achieved it because they do not publish many papers per year. One example in my ...
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Study on number of papers in math during the pandemic

I would like to know if there is a serious study about how the disruption caused by COVID-19 affected the publication figures of some mathematics journals during 2020 and 2021. Was a downward trend ...
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Can you submit for journal publication an institutional working paper?

Journals are nowadays fairly open to preprints before submission (e.g. Nature policies here https://www.nature.com/nature-portfolio/editorial-policies/preprints-and-conference-proceedings). However, ...
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Find papers that use specific sample groups

I've been tasked with finding all papers within a journal whose sample groups contain children. There are journals between 1999 and 2023 that I need to search through. My first thought was to try to ...
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How to find examples of evolved/extended papers for a particular journal?

My evolved/extended paper for IEEE T-RO was rejected due to a lack of additional research impact from the original conference proceeding. In order to improve my submission, I'd like to find examples ...
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Validating Journals: by checking publishers or indexing database?

I have recently submitted a paper to a journal and in the website of that journal it say that indexed in SCOPUS and ESCI and etc. In the website of SCIMAGO the name of the journal is available. When I ...
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How to get "Printed" versions of IEEE Transactions (Software Engineering) monthly journals?

I want to subscribe to the monthly Volumes of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering monthly volumes in Printed form. I tried to gather information about the subscription cost and visited the ...
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Difference among the articles to be get published in journal, proceedings, magazines, transactions

I wrote some papers in my field (mathematics), but they differ in length. Most of my papers are on the longer end (50-100 pages) and the others are short (5-20 pages). I failed to find out that what ...
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Is my paper "better" or "worse" than the journal it is published in?

Is there a pseudo-quantitative way to determine from the impact factor, Cite score, or similar, whether an article I published in a journal is an "(under/over)performer" with respect to the ...
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I am looking a journal named Moscow: Metallurgiya from 1971. Any Leads how I can find this journal?

I need this journal for my master thesis research as some of the relevant papers I am using have this journal as a reference. I need the edition from 1971. I have tried various Russian research sites ...
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Help me find the ISSN number of the journal or book and its publisher URL

I have been trying locate an article/Journal from one of the citations. I am in need of the article to complete my literature search for project. Help me locate ISSN number of the book or Journal and ...
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Main results vs ablation study in a journal paper (deep learning)

I ran a number of experiments (object classification/segmentation), and got some good results vs a range of benchmark models. The paper progressed to major revision, and most criticism concerned the ...
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Submitting as Regular paper in same journal after receiving "revise before review" from special edition of the same journal?

I had submitted my paper to the special edition of the journal (due to relevance of work and faster processing timeline). Now I had received "revise before review" comment (they asked to ...
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How to deal with large figures in draft of a paper

I am working on a draft of a paper and I have large figure that does not fit into 1 page. I can split the figure into two, but I wonder what is the appropriate way of doing it. Two ways that I ...
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Too long review process due to editor: withdraw and re-upload?

I have submitted my paper to Elsevier journal, got confirmation, ID and status: under review. As months passed by, I have written several emails to: editorial manager, editor-in-chief and handling ...
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