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

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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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How to deal with errors in well established papers

I am currently supervising a Bachelors student for his thesis. I gave him a well-established paper to read of which I only knew the results but never checked the calculations in it. It was first ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Mistakes post publication

I just discovered some mistake after the online publication? There are two mistakes- instead of figure S4A (supplementary figure), it says Figure S3A at two places. It's very embarrassing, should I ...
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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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If I withdraw my published paper from an SCI journal (Elsevier publisher) due to some conflicting issues; will it appear online after the withdrawal? [closed]

My paper is appeared online 6 months ago, but due to some confidentiality of the data used in that paper, the company asked us to withdraw the paper. Their opinion is that, the authors didn't ask the ...
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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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Listing contribution to SE on a CV [duplicate]

Scholarship and public benefit: As a social science PhD student I frequently encounter discussions about the need for "public scholarship" in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. ...
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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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Importance of paper download statistics

In an editorial on the topic of Sci-Hub, Marcia McNutt (Editor-in-Chief of Science Journals) lists a few reasons why Sci-Hub may be bad for scientists. One of the drawbacks she lists is (emphasis mine)...
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How can I find an old paper when the usual methods fail?

I am trying to find the paper "The resistance of pure mercury at helium temperatures" by Heike Kamerlingh Onnes. It was published in the Communications from the Laboratory of Physics at the University ...
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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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What are the consequences of using Sci-Hub?

A student of mine has told me about Sci-Hub, where people can download copyrighted scholarly articles for free. I have cautioned him that it is illegal, but he challenged me asking me what would be ...
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How do I generate an Undergraduate Thesis worthy of publication?

Simply, what do you expect from a good bachelor's thesis?
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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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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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Who or what is George Rajna?

I don't know maybe this question seems off topic but anybody get the chance to look at vixra.org archive? It seems it is blown up by some manuscripts from a guy, which is called "George Rajna", and ...
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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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How to increase the reach of my bachelor thesis with little effort?

I wrote my bachelor thesis about a topic that recently deserved a lot of attention because of global media and geopolitical development (See Title below [1]). Therefore I know would like to publish it....
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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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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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What does "activated" DOI number mean?

I would like to know what the difference is between a DOI number and an activated DOI number. Additionally, I have a DOI number for an article of mine to be published in a TUBITAK journal in Turkey. ...
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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 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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Someone plagiarised my entire paper. What should I do now?

I am a high school student who published some academic. Today, I saw a paper which looked quite similar to a paper that I published back in May. I was shocked to notice that the author of that paper ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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