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bioRxiv - Are previous versions still available to read after revisions?

When a revision of a manuscript is submitted to bioRxiv, is the previous version still available to be viewed? If so, is it possible to hide some of the previous versions?
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How do popular scientific news & Google get DOI links leading to zombie pages on first release, but later link to the intended scientific paper?

Looking through google news feed just now I see an item that links directly to Science with the url https://www.science.org/doi/10.1126/science.abo5095 which combines science.org with a DOI. At the ...
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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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Journal editor demands changes to article published online two years ago

Three years ago I wrote a manuscript and submitted it to a well-known journal in my field. After a few months, I received the reviews, which were extremely positive, but suggested minor improvements. ...
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Why do " 'inclusive' access" textbooks normally self-destruct after a year or so?

Background information (you can skip this) There's a technology called automatic textbook billing, or "inclusive" access (IA). It is also known by many other names. With IA, students are ...
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Is it normal that the co-authors can't see my camera-ready submission in CPS?

I submitted the camera-ready manuscript via the IEEE CPS online system, and I have a "Previous Submissions to the Conference" section in my page. But the other co-authors, who also recieved ...
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What defines legitimacy of a DOI

My coauthors and I recently published a paper on https://www.ijnrd.org/viewpaperforall?paper=IJNRD2307102. The doi which was assigned to us is http://doi.one/10.1729/Journal.35162. According to my ...
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Is having a tracker on your homepage generally ok in Academia?

I have a homepage where I typically put my published manuscripts on together with information about me. I have a tracker/analytics page that tells me which paper is getting more downloads/views, ...
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What is a difference for authors when publishing in a journal with 300 annual papers compared to an open access journal publishing 9000 papers a year? [closed]

Both journals are indexed by major search engines and have similar ratings. From my point of view (with limited experience), if you are researching a narrow subject and you have found online an ...
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Can I use my first and middle names on research publications instead of my first and last names? [duplicate]

Can i use my first and middle name as name in research publications instead of first and last name? Because my full name is long and most people used to call me with first and middle name.
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What are objectives and incentives of journal editors?

I am trying to understand better the factors that affect the decisions of journal editors (re: publication). I am not interested in strategies to boost my chances of publication, rather I want to ...
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how to share my research to maximum people across the globe?

I found something very novel during my Ph.D. and we have published this finding. However, many people don't believe in our work and it has been a year since I published my paper but I found very few ...
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Is it worth publishing technical report as a journal paper also?

I'm currently working on a technical report which will be published by the sponsor organization - and also given significant publicity by them for campaigning purposes. I'm wondering if it's worth ...
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In general, is it frowned upon to include screenshots of R/Python/etc. tables in your academic paper? [closed]

For academic papers, is it frowned upon to include screenshots of graphics generated by some computer program? I am working on a paper and want to include data that I generated in R.
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I need to get a simple mathematical theorem published that proves a universal law [closed]

I have discovered a simple yet foundational mathematical theorem that proves a universal law. My advisors say I should get the theorem published in a mathematical journal so that the theorem can be ...
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What should I do after the acceptance of a paper in supercomputing (Springer journal)? [duplicate]

One week ago, my paper has been accepted and I received the following email: You will be contacted about proofs and offprints in due course by our Manufacturing Department. What should I do ? and it ...
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how can i publish paper in open access journal?

I found a hybrid journal that accepts an open access option. When I submitted my paper, there was no choice to choose open access and it is submitted now, how can I tell the journal that I need to ...
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Publish related articles in the same journal or in different journals?

I have done a lot of research on curling numbers, which is a particular niche of combinatorics. There have only been two earlier publications on curling numbers, both in the Journal of Integer ...
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Can i publish a book chapter independently?

My question is can I publish a book chapter independently? I have completed my PhD and currently I am not enrolled anywhere, in this case can I publish it without approval of guide or institution?
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Is it legal if I print PDF files of Springer books for personal use?

As a Canadian undergraduate student, I have access to all Springer books on their website, provided that I log in with my institutional account. Springer books can be downloaded as PDF files. Because ...
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How do I ensure that the colormap shows well in black and white?

One referee comment says that "Not sure the colormap shows up well in black and white". Two figures in my manuscript are shown below. Do I have to change the colormap settings? If I do, how ...
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It is possible a journal no longer be indexed in Web of Science (WoS)?

I am doing a bibliometric research in Web of Science. I made a research one year ago of a topic in Web of Science and I got a known number of results, as well as the percentual of papers per country. ...
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Do UK Academic Journals Generally Use Formatting Styles Based on APA, MLA, or Chicago?

I'm working on an online formatting problem with a UK programmer who is not familiar with academic style requirements. The styling problem in one that is frequently encountered in APA and some Chicago-...
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Formatting APA Style Headings for HTML in Online Publications [closed]

I do not see any questions here about how to convert APA (or MLA, Chicago, Turabian, etc.) style into HTML (edit: styled with CSS) for online publication. Since HTML is perhaps the most accessible ...
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What is the point of an academic monograph / peer-reviewed book?

I'm currently co-authoring a book-chapter with another scientist. We're writing a review of sea ice variability and trends in an "AGU Physical Monograph" (published by Wiley) on Earth's ...
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What software tools to use for creating publication quality system diagram?

So far I have used powerpoint to create system block diagram or System overview diagrams and convert it to pdf to add in overleaf. Working with powerpoint is tedious. What other softwares are ...
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Documenting and publishing an algorithm with zero experience

Apologies if this is a loaded question, the closest thing I can find is this post and while some of the answers were helpful, I feel I'm not close to solving my problem, hopefully this thread can ...
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Indicating an en dash in arXiv submission's metadata [closed]

As indicated here, arXiv metadata fields (e.g., title or abstract) only accept ASCII input, certain TEX accent commands and "some mathjax", but there are ways of making other symbols appear. ...
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What happened to ScholarlyHub?

Does anyone have an update on the status of the launch of the open-access research-social-network ScholarlyHub? Is this still an ongoing project or did they quit? There was much coverage after their ...
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Is it OK to use a published article in a job application?

I am in the process of applying to some jobs, and part of the application process is the requirement to upload scholarly work. Does an author of a published article have the right to upload the ...
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How would I search for an bibliographical link which is no longer available?

I was searching data in regard to the strength of magnetic fields and got a a bibliographical link to what I was searching. Regrettably, the link is no longer functional and is on a language in which ...
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Is MLA Humanities Commons a valid alternative to Academia.edu etc.? [closed]

I've recently discovered MLA's Humanities Commons network and its CORE repository. It seems a viable non-profit alternative for sharing and preserving scholarly work to commercial ventures such as ...
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I have written my affiliation in the incorrect format. Will the journal correct it after the paper is published or published online?

Unfortunately, I made a mistake in writing my academic affiliation (the format of my affiliation is incorrect: instead of University of X, I wrote X University), which makes my paper not to be ...
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Why Crossref can not detect the DOI of the online published paper? How to fix this issue?

My article has been published online in a JCR journal and it has a DOI which works (yet the issue is not identified). The problem is that this DOI can not be detected by Crossref. When submitting ...
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Drawbacks of republishing an article

Suppose I publish an article in a journal as open access. As far as I know, I do have the possibility to do with my article what I want. I then would like to republish the article with an identical ...
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If I share self-written articles on Academia.edu & then re-use their contents for a book, is it plagiarism?

I'm working on a book but it's far from done, so I'm thinking of uploading much of its content on Academia.edu first, in the form of stand-alone articles. This would be without copyright, I presume, ...
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What's the best way to tell the writers of an webpage that they made a mistake?

I was reading this webpage, not sure if webpage is the correct term, and saw that it has a minus sign for the potential 12 describing how the two electrons in a helium atom interact with each other. ...
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I want to include a figure from a paper I wrote and is now published in a blog article, what's the best way to do this?

I was reading this question, and I was wondering what differences related to copyright (if any) there might be if I want to include one of the figures from an article I wrote and had published in a ...
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Archiving homework answers from a class

I have taken a math class and answered homework questions from a text (FOAG by Ravi Vakil). Vakil himself stated it was ok to publish answers to questions from his text (although he would prefer that ...
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Getting a Major Math Result Published and Noticed by Professional Mathematicians [duplicate]

The Collatz Conjecture is an 80 year-old open Math problem. Recently, I made a remarkable discovery of the long sought visual pattern in the conjecture. This never-before-seen visual pattern led me to ...
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Contribution to SE listed on a CV as public scholarship [duplicate]

Scholarship and public benefit: As a social science PhD student I frequently encounter discussions about the need for "public scholarship" in the discipline. Often these discussions ...
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A journal published my private home address alongside my publication. Can I get it removed?

Some years ago, I published an article in a Springer journal. However, when I accessed its online version today, I found out that the publisher has swapped my residential address for my correspondence ...
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Is there any way to do good research without people noticing or follow up on my work?

My research, which in my opinion, is quite important, has unfortunately been getting noticed by people who has previously ignored them and systematically avoided to cite them. This is not ideal for me!...
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Uploading of projects and theses

I’m an undergraduate currently working on a project with my supervisor. As far as I know, my supervisor is generally reluctant to publish (that includes the university database). I suspect this will ...
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Can we upload an unfinished paper of theoretical nature to arXiv where the theory has been established, but illustrations are still to be added?

I'm writing a short (say around 7-10 page long) article on theoretical machine learning and I've established the main theoretical result with a complete mathematical proof. I've also written the other ...
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Publication error with ScholarOne? [closed]

I am trying to publish a publication in the web site of a journal, and when I put my .tex file (also .png files) the website gives an error and says "File will not display in proof". I think ...
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What is an online publication?

While using a search engine for student theses I noticed a footnote at the bottom of page saying After a thesis is published on the HSE website, it obtains the status of an online publication. So ...
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Why do "Author's Rights" in "Consent to Publish" agreements allow pre-print publications?

I have published in journal X and given them the rights to my work. In the "Author's Rights" clause, it says that I am allowed to post my work to pre-print servers (in the form immediately ...
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How to know whether references, tables, and figures are included in journal word limits? [closed]

Whenever a journal asks for "Articles should be limited to 3500 words + 5 figures/tables", do they mean the texts in the tables and figures will not be counted in the 3500 words limit? Also, ...
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Publish working paper before submitting to journal

I'm a PhD-student in economics and so far I have no experience with publishing. Before I submit my first article to a journal, I would like to publish it as a working paper. However, I would like to ...
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