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Questions concerning publication over the internet, including online preprint services, electronic journals, white papers, etc.

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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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Paper rejected due to short reference list

Recently I submitted a paper to a journal and I got the following feedback from the Editorial Office: The reference lists of manuscripts submitted to our journal should include a variety of English-...
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An equivalent of arXiv, but for tabular and other experimental data? [duplicate]

Suppose I'm doing some experimental work in an academic context. The essence of the results will likely be captured by documents such as conference/journal articles, technical reports, a M.Sc. or Ph.D....
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Why would a paper uploaded to Academia.edu have words whited out? [closed]

A paper I looked up on Academia.edu today turned out to be a scan of pages in which many words have been whited-out with typists' correction fluid. This is a typical sentence: Unfortunately, the ...
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Awaiting Reviewer Selection AFTER Awaiting Reviewer Scores? [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript to BMJ Open about a month ago and have checked status every day. The status changed from "Awaiting Reviewer Reply" to "Awaiting Reviewer Scores", then stayed like that for a ...
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Why some issues are not listed (skipped) in online list of journals? [closed]

I want to know where I can find the articles published in "Journal für die reine und angewandte Mathematik" Volume 2013: Issues 675-682? These issues seem to be missing.
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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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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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What are the publication options for academic contributions that don't lend themselves to a journal article?

What are the publication options for academic contributions that don't lend themselves to the journal article format? In the case of datasets, there are some suggestions here, but I'm also wondering ...
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When are authors on publications in Google Scholar clickable

Whenever one searches for publications on Google Scholar, some of the authors of some publications are clickable (underlined / hyperlinked), but others aren't. What determines this behavior? Is there ...
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Online repository for double blind submissions [closed]

Some conferences in my area require double-blind submissions. I'm a junior faculty member and I would like to put a timestamp on my results by publishing them online, as there is a nonzero probability ...
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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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What is the difference between publications and pure publications?

I saw there are two sectors named 'publications' and 'pure publications' in some lab home pages. What is the difference?
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Need advice regarding my possibly conflicting research idea

I'm an undergraduate student just getting started with a proper research in machine learning. Oftentimes, when I'm experimenting with new ideas, I find that a similar or better research was already ...
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Is it acceptable practice to make the source code of a re-implemented paper available online

It is the usual practice that researchers re-implement others' work for the purpose of comparison or result verification. If for instance researcher A re-implements researcher B's paper and improves ...
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Can I upload a Book to Arxiv which I have already Published?

A few years ago I published a book on mathematics and physics. This book received positive feedback from people who read it, but was never widely read and has not sold that many copies. At this ...
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ArXIV's Different Licenses [closed]

I am considering submitting a working paper to the ArXIV archive and was wondering what the different licenses entailed, and whether choosing one might have some future ramifications. Thank you!
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Avenues to collaborate with PHD students / professors while working

What are some of the best ways\avenues to collaborate with PHD students\professors to do research and publish in conferences\journals in the field of software engineering. Do students\professors ...
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Websites to publish for mathematics and statistics similar to arXiv.org? [closed]

What are websites similar to arXiv where there's feedback that one can submit to for Mathematics and Statistics?
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Professor reaction to sci-hub articles

Suppose hypothetically I download certain new research articles from sci-hub which I read and eventually liked. Now if I contact the authors for follow up question/discussion, then is it a good idea ...
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Published manuscript to handbook or manual

I am presently developing a handbook/manual based on our published methods in a not-open access journal. The content of the manual is different (i.e., format and structure) from the published version ...
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Should I highlight one of my old papers in my last 5 years research achievements, if the old paper got printed recently?

It is general that most of the journals now a days publish article in online first and later give the volume and year name when they print it. I have many papers in such case. However, I am confused ...
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How to correct errors in proofs of an accepted paper

I have a paper which has accepted in a journal published by Springer. Today I have received the proofs from the production team. After checking the proofs carefully, we have detected some typos and ...
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What does non-exclusive publishing rights mean?

I have read on open-access journals that some of them allow non-exclusive publishing rights. What does this mean exactly? Is there a general open access policy or consensus about what these publishing ...
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Should I submit my paper to a different journal after not receiving any acknowledgment for five months?

I submitted a paper to a low to mid-tier online-only journal in my field last January. I did not receive any acknowledgment from the editors that they received my paper and the journal has already ...
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What can I do with multi-subfigure figures on ResearchGate.net

As many of us are aware, ResearchGate.net is a popular site on which researchers showcase their publications. In addition to the PDF for a published work, the site interface allows you to upload PDFs ...
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When does a published paper is included in google scholar? [duplicate]

My paper was published a few days ago. I want to create a google scholar account and include my paper, But my paper is not there. The paper was accepted in Applications of Mathematics journal. What ...
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I want to write a blog post building upon someone else's paper, how can I properly cite/credit them?

I want to write a blog post which builds upon an author's paper. He uses a formal notation and academic language for describing his findings, I want to rewrite the author's examples in simple and ...
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Can I upload a pre-print during peer review that includes changes suggested by reviewers? [duplicate]

My paper is in the late stage of peer-review and probably will be accepted once I complete the last minor revisions, but it is not formally accepted yet. During peer-review the manuscript changed ...
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How troublesome is it for a professor to replace a document posted on D2L?

On many occasions I've had professors that will post assignment instruction documents on "Desire 2 Learn" or D2L, realize they made a mistake on those instructions, and tell us students either in ...
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Google Scholar: Where/How to send Emails to make corrections to them? [duplicate]

It looks to me that various articles of mine have huge parts of missing citations from various published papers from other people. For example, by checking adsabs.harvard.edu, I find many more ...
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Do people still have to write thesis after finishing their master/phd? [closed]

I know that the thesis is needed when doing their master. But do people still need to write a thesis when doing research as a past-time? What if they just want to publish an article but not thesis?
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accepting and online first publish date [duplicate]

Is there any difference between accepting date and First Online date? For example in the journal Acta Mathematicae Applicatae Sinica, English Series , I see this Received, Revised, First Online 03 ...
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Issues frequency in Volume of the journal

My doubt is about the number of issues per Volume in a journal and also please let me know about the number of issues of a journal correlates to its indexing frequency in databases. it would be very ...
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Can publishing on arXiv create copyright issues? [duplicate]

As an undergraduate I'm relatively new to academia. I was wondering if publishing a paper on arXiv could potentially be an issue if I were to want to get the same paper in, say, Nature, for why would ...
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What are the best methods for independently publishing an academic book? [closed]

I am a statistician and am thinking of writing a book on variations of regression. I submitted it to one place who said that even if they accepted it, they would pay $1100. That's very little. So I ...
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Do I have an obligation to pay publication fee to predatory journal?

Accidentally submitted to predatory journal (very naive and stupid first time researcher here) accepted with no evidence of peer review. Could not pay submission fee so they reduced cost substantially ...
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Reputable Preprint Servers other than Arxiv [duplicate]

After one of my papers was put "on hold," every single one of my new papers is being put on "on hold," many of which are ultimately rejected from Arxiv. This makes no sense to me as the same papers ...
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Is there anything inherently wrong with publishing in a bad journal?

There's a journal I read a paper in I wanted to respond to. The journal is open access, has no fee, and I have enough for a short paper (less than like 5 pages, there are no size limits). Writing this ...
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Does it make sense to publish papers/ theses online?

I've left academia for business some time ago. However, it occurred to me that I could publish some of my old final papers/ theses online as online books. I have all the copyrights. The theses are ...
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How to get a book indexed by Google Scholar: How to upload to Google book search and what makes a book scholarly?

I have seen similar posts to this one, but none of which answer my specific questions. The google scholar help documentation states: Documents larger than 5MB, such as books and long dissertations,...
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APIs for titles and abstracts for most or all published articles? [closed]

Are there any APIs that index and capture the titles and abstracts most or all published scientific journals? If not, what about only for pharmaceutical or health fields? ////// Edits: I came ...
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How to think about journal-hosted preprints, or “Just-IN” manuscripts?

The NRC Research Press (or Canadian Science Publishing) offers a, at least to me, peculiar option they call "Just-IN" manuscripts. This seems to be an extreme version of an online-first article. Note: ...
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Processing Submissions on arXiv

My submission has been processing for two days now, is this normal? I know that submissions might get the tag [on hold] and take a long time, but arXiv says that if this does not happen, submissions ...
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Cite a paper by DOI

I would like to cite a paper in the reference of my paper. However, the paper I want to cite is online published by a journal for the time being, and has not been assigned to an issue yet. If I cite ...
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Suitable avenues (repositories) for self-publishing own figures (illustrations) under CC-BY-NC-ND prior to journal's final acceptance

My colleague and I are planning to submit a manuscript to an academic journal. As per the journal's policy, the publisher retains the copyright for all content. However, the journal is happy to ...
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Update a preprint on ResearchGate to conference publication after acceptance

Is there a way to update a preprint on ResearchGate to the published conference version including accepted conference information etc.? I have not found a straightforward way to do this, I don't think ...
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Correct typo in paper title?

One of my published papers has a typo in the title. I have found errors of various kinds in my other papers (who hasn't) and never cared to make corrections, but I often refer people to this ...
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Is depositing a document already available online in ResearchGate a problem?

Yesterday, I deposited an online document into my ResearchGate. My adviser prepared this document for a research proposal. I did not change anything and even I did not wrote that document at all ...

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