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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DOI for JMLR papers [closed]

This is probably a beginner-level question but how do I obtain the doi for Journal of Machine Learning Research(JMLR) papers? Most of JMLR papers that I refer to seem to be missing a doi. For ex, if ...
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Where are all the citations going?

I started noticing something that left me wondering a bit. My estimate is that the average paper (for example submitted to physical review journals, contains of the order of 50 citations). But if the ...
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What should be included in the Multimedia Attachment of a Journal Submission?

I have recently completed a paper on Humanoid Robot, and I am willing to submit it to the Robotics and Automation Letters(RA-L) journal. What should be submitted as part of the Multimedia attachment? ...
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Please, is there a way to make the second password? [closed]

Please, is there a way to make the second password ? In some cases, it replaces the original password So as not to repeat the hacking, exhausted and tired
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About Scopus journals [closed]

I would like to submit an article in IJEAT Indian journal for my thesis but has what is called APC fee Is this journal a scopus journal? Is it a ligible publication for my thesis If i pay the ...
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Is Robotics and Automation Letters Open Access or Traditional Journal?

I recently completed a paper and I am considering applying for the Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L). Before submission, the paper plaza had a few guidelines which said IEEE Robotics and ...
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How do I cite an article with no page numbers and only a DOI number (APA format)?

I am writing an article that requires citations in APA format. As you may know, that format requires page numbers I am pulling quite a few articles from the journal of Remote Sensing (MDPI), which ...
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Are there journals with the same “great big debate” format at Behavioral and Brain Sciences?

I've found that articles from Cambridge University Presses long-running journal of Brain and Behavioral Science (BBS) are a great way to enter a literature: they introduce the names, reveal the ...
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In journal submission guidelines, what is meant by “interventions in contemporary debates”?

In their submission guidelines, the editors of the philosophy journal Philosopher's Imprint write: Submissions to the Imprint are refereed anonymously and selected for publication on the basis of ...
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Updating sci-hub manuscript version

The manuscripts version made online in journals are often updated. For example, from the "Accepted" to "Final" version. Many times the version retrieved by sci-hub is outdated, is there any way to ...
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What are the downsides to a casual format for a research paper?

From point 9 of Google's philosophy "You can be serious without a suit". It revolutionised office culture. It helped put the focus on the content of work, rather than needing to wear a suit or formals ...
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Existence of regional bias in peer review and how to deal with it

Background information: Field: Neuroscience; Country: India Premise: I am a graduate student. I have not published many articles. Over the past 5 or so years, I have been hearing from colleagues, my ...
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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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Writing a single authored research paper in a math journal: Is this a significant achievement?

An engineering graduate with a below average grade, being in industry not related to math, for almost 10 years, with no previous publication record in any field, while still working full time, ...
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How long does it take for the final editorial decision for an article? [duplicate]

My case can be explained as below: Day 1: first submission Day 60: I got the first decision suggesting revision. The 3 reviewer’s comments were positive and 2 of them asked to make some minor changes ...
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Is it common for a journal to reject a paper after accepting it subject to minor revisions?

Is it common for a journal to reject a paper after previously accepting it? When a paper of mine was first reviewed, one of the reviewers was okay with the paper and the other one requested minor ...
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Is a Research paper possible for proposing of a Methodology?

So I have been carrying out this research project related to Machine Learning and computer networks and have been writing research paper along side my work. Now that I have reached Results and ...
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When / how should I ask about a manuscript's status in review?

I have a manuscript that has been in review for 60 days. The journal asks for reviews within four weeks. At what point is it acceptable (and not detrimental) to contact the editor for an update? How ...
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Is it worth regularly publishing in unknown business & management journals?

I notice some business & management full professors regularly publish in unknown or low rank journals. Yet I have previously been advised to be very careful where I publish. Is there value in the '...
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How to submit a manuscript in two parts?

I have a new manuscript to be published in an Elsevier engineering journal that has a maximum limit of 8000 words. I can't fit the content in this space. Fortunately, the manuscript can be easily ...
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How can I publish my computer algorithm where it will get recognition?

I did not attend university, I left school 4 years ago and and I am not affiliated with any but I have an extremely useful compression program which I've created and I want to publish it but have ...
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Is being featured on the front cover of a scientific journal an academic milestone?

I am a PhD candidate now writing my thesis. I have recently submitted an article to a very good journal (for a particular yearly issue). Along with the article, authors were encouraged to send "...
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What version is published online under “ahead of print” for an accepted paper?

Some journals publish the article online much before the publication, under the "ahead of print" section. My question is, will they send the proofs (to the author) before putting it in "ahead of print"...
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Time for journal reviewing / referring in mathematics - Is there a recent study?

In the question: Lengths of review process of mathematical journals a nice question was asked and answered: how to compare journals in terms of time for the review processing. The article cited in the ...
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What is the difference between SCI and SCIE?

I knew that the difference between SCI (Science Citation Index) and SCIE (Science Citation Index Expanded) is that SCI has a list of top quality journals, while SCIE includes more than the former. I ...
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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 is an Ad-Hoc Acting Editor for Journal of Finance and/or PNAS?

What is an Ad-Hoc Acting Editor for the Journal of Finance and/or PNAS? Is it similar to the special-issue editor? How to select that editor in paper submission?
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License selection when submitting a paper and uploading it to arxiv at the same time

I am a PhD candidate and I'm going to submit a paper to a journal (let's say to one of top-10 journals related to my topic) and at the same time I'd like to upload that paper to arxiv. I know that ...
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How to search the publication fee of a journal [closed]

What's the correct place on a journal webpage to show the publication fee?
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Is a request to publish an article in Research Features scam or a real thing?

I regularly receive emails from Open Access predatory journals or conferences asking me to publish an article or attend some kind of conference somewhere. Usually, those emails are easy to identify. ...
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What do legit journal/conference/review invitations look like?

As everyone else here probably does, I receive a lot of unsolicited emails. I don't like it, but I've gotten used to it and can just ignore them with a friendly smile on my face, because at least ...
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Pre-submission enquiry taking a long time

Following the journals' protocol, I have sent a pre-submission enquiry to a few journals regarding a manuscript, and have received answers rather quickly (max 1 week). I have always waited for an ...
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Access to journals for individuals outside of an institution?

For all that is said about the wealth of information that is freely available on the internet, the fact is that most of it is incomplete, dumbed down, lacking in context or downright wrong. ...
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Taylor and Francis Manuscript Status “Under Review” [duplicate]

Does this status mean it has been sent to referees? Or is could it still be desk rejected?
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Journal Editor does not respond about status of paper ~1 year [duplicate]

I submitted a paper with my co-author to a Springer Journal in the area of computational Mathematics. It has been nearly a year now and we have not heard from the editor. There was no response for ...
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Shrink the paper or pay for extra page charges?

A PhD student has started his research about two year ago by research scholarship from university. His supervisor won a huge grant on a topic very close to his research project couple of months ...
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Shall I review a paper for my advisor?

I am a research scholar who published a paper in an Elsevier journal recently. My advisor had almost no contribution in the paper, but since it is mandatory to put the advisor’s name in the paper, I ...
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Is it unethical to have a possible future coauthor to review my current paper?

Many think it is unethical to have your coauthor to review the paper; many think it is not. In my situation, I am discussing possible collaboration opportunities with researcher A. He knows the ...
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Can I negotiate an acceptance to print delay, post acceptance?

Update: My withdrawal request was accepted and I was also offered to be published in the immediate issue of the Journal. I took back my withdrawal request. Edit : Mentioning Journal I have an ...
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application to be a reviewer

Can anybody post a template letter on how to ask a science journal to serve as a reviewer. Here's what I have.. I would like to serve as a peer reviewer for manuscripts submitted to your esteemed ...
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How to deal with this type of rejection without review report?

After being in "Under Review" status for 4.5 months (before that it stayed in "Reviewing" status for 3 weeks), I get the following cold rejection without any review report or review comments. How to ...
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Pros and cons of publishing in a journal not indexed in SCI but under ESCI?

A Journal is indexed in Scopus and Web of Science. But under Web of science it is under Emerging sources citation index and not under SCI or SCI expanded. What are the pros and cons of publishing in ...
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Should I quit PhD after 4 years? [closed]

I am at the end of my fourth-year in the Ph.D. program at an average university and I am trying to decide if it's the right decision to leave without getting Ph.D. degree. I have an M.Sc. degree and ...
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Beall's List of Potential Predatory Publishers on Weebly shutdown?

Most academics would be familiar with Beall's list of Potential Predatory Publishers. His project was shutdown some years ago, with the publicised reason being a "personal decision" (see link above), ...
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What are the arguments for and against Open Access?

As a relative newbie in academia, I understand that there is a rather controversial debate raging about the benefits and negatives of Open Access policies. Is it possible to summarize some of the ...
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Modify the submitted manuscript to journal

I submitted my manuscript to journal. one week after submission I found out that 2 references must be added and a little modification is needed. we sent them an email,but any answer have not been ...
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Importance between the American Mathematical Monthly and Research Journals [closed]

I am an undergraduate and have been working with one of my math professors over the past year on proving some new results. These results are interesting and are approachable enough to be understood ...
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Presubmission inquiry sent to multiple co-editors in the same journals

Those editors are from different institutes with different interests. I am not sure who would be interested. I can only send presubmission inquiries directly to the co-editors' institutional emails. ...
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Does it still make sense to reply to not so recent publications? Is there a cut off?

When is a publication (paper or book) considered to be a recent publication? Does it still make sense to reply to publications, even if they are not so recent, or will it look silly to respond to ...
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How is the Scimago journal ranking (Q1-Q4) defined?

What does it mean that a journal is ranked Q1 according to Scimago Journal and Country Rank?

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