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

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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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How can I make my papers available on Sci-Hub?

An essential assumption of this question is that I own, without restriction, the copyright of my papers. I am a novice Sci-Hub user. How do I make my papers available to other Sci-Hub users? Edit: ...
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Am I allowed to provide the Camera Ready Copy (CRC) / Preprint of my paper published in Springer Workshop Proceedings online on my homepage?

my work was accepted as workshop paper and the conference was held some weeks ago. Until now, the paper is nowhere published. Last year, the Spriner Workshop Proceedings needed 6 months to publish it. ...
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How should I cite something that I saw in a famous internet forum (not Stack Exchange)?

Let me tell you the story. I am a researcher in Mathematics and I have been the past months developing an idea that seems simple but potentially fruitful. The idea is so simple and straightforward ...
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Is there any provision to provide reference to the paper which is in process to get published in journal at the time of graduate applications?

I will be presenting my paper to a conference this month. The papers presented in the conference will usually take 3-6 months to get published and indexed in the journal. While applying for admissions ...
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author name conventions: how to prevent misindexing? [closed]

Fact: Papers/preprints' indexing systems (e.g., arXiv, Scholar, Scopus, WOS, ProjectEuclid, etc.) systematically misindex and/or incorrectly display author names that do not correspond to the most ...
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Shouldn’t algorithmic problem statements and respective editorials be considered as worthy of publications in academia? [closed]

Shouldn’t the algorithmic problem statements and their editorials designed for online international programming contests, which are published on well known coding platforms like Codeforces, Codechef, ...
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Posting a (non-original research) Masters thesis on arXiv?

Based on the following posts: Posting master's thesis on arxiv? Should one put their Master's thesis online? although my question differs in that my "Master's thesis" was not part of ...
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Are reputations earned and questions answered on Stack community considered as worthy publications?

Are reputations earned and questions answered on Stack Exchange community considered as worthy publications? Can they be included or considered as publications?
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Conference that accepted my paper does not yet have a Digital Library link

My paper got accepted for a conference in July 2019 and I even presented my work there. The main page of the conference says they will post the Digital Library link for the 2019 proceedings as soon as ...
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Does posting a preprint to the arXiv reduce the chances to acceptance? [duplicate]

Depending on the submission journal, there may be some explicit rules allowing or forbidding the posting of a preprint before the peer review process is complete. However, for those journals that don'...
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What makes a good recorded video poster presentation for an academic conference?

A "video poster presentation" sounds like a logical impossibility, but now that conferences are online, they seem to be a thing. What makes one effective? How is this different from a ...
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How to edit the pre uploaded full text article on ResearchGate

I found my article pre uploaded on ResearchGate. But the fact is, I updated it and republished it in the same journal and it has same DOI. I want to delete the older version of the article from ...
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Is it a good idea to add cross references in conclusion

Is it a good idea to add cross references in Conclusion section of a research article? For example, can we refer to results described in previous section of paper in the conclusion section? Any ...
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Using legal mononym only for publications [duplicate]

I don't use a surname, implying I just have my first name in all my legal documents, and I intend to keep it this way. I got my first accepted submission in a conference lately where I added my name ...
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When someone cites one of your papers, is it a good idea to send an email to the authors to show appreciation?

For an early career researcher in physics or science in general, is it a good idea to send a "thank you" email to other authors who cited one of the researcher's papers? Will this be perceived in a ...
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Do US university professors consider papers published in IJERT [closed]

Do US university professors consider papers published in International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology (IJERT)? For an undergraduate student applying for research program, what do ...
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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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