Questions tagged [paper-submission]

On the process of submitting a paper for review or publication by a conference or journal. Typical questions with this tag relate to selection of preferred or conflicted reviewers, timeline of the submission process, and typesetting or compilation by the publisher.

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Very long duration for the first round of review

I submitted my paper to a prestigious journal of Taylor and Francis publisher. I get my first response after three months (which is average for the first response). The comments were around adding a ...
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Could giving an alternative approach to proving an established result be worthy of publication?

(I don't believe this is a duplicate to Can I publish a paper with new proof but the same result?, because not only am I using a different proof, but also an axiomatisation that could perhaps be seen ...
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Confusion regarding manuscript status in IOP's article tracking system and ScholarOne Manuscript System [duplicate]

I had submitted a manuscript in an IOP journal a month back. In the IOP's article tracking system, the status changed from "1st reviewer agreed to report" to "Editorial Assessment" ...
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'Awaiting recommendation' on Scholar One before any review process [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript to ScholarOne about 10 weeks ago. I'm aware of the typical workflow of a journal. There are two bullet points that have remained unchanged for about 8 weeks now - one saying '...
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Word “believe” in scientific context

I am trying to write a paper. We have done certain experiments and results from it are good. So, I feel that if our idea can be implemented in other sites, it can benefit those sites. Now my question ...
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Numbering sections in a two-part paper

How do you number the sections in a two-part paper i.e. a paper that is published in two parts? I wrote an expository paper for high school students and it got accepted into a magazine, only that it ...
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Will a mismatch between my name the papers I authored and the name in my official documents cause trouble in getting hired? [duplicate]

When I submitted my first article to arXiv, in the article I mentioned my full name, which is just 'Afham' (I do not know whether it is not allowed to mention such personal information in a question, ...
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“With Editor” for more than forty days [duplicate]

Is it normal for a journal submission to show “With Editor” for more than forty days?
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What criteria should be used to shorten the list of references?

I want to submit a paper to a natural science journal, and there is a limit in the number of references. All the current references are relevant since a reader can double-check what I claim. But if I ...
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Can an advisor use student's data for journal publishing without prior consent?

A master's student did research under an advisor. As part of the research, the student had collected and processed a lot of data and finally published the thesis as well. After a few years, the ...
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How long should the wait be for with editor status after submission? [duplicate]

I submitted paper to a journal of Elsevier. Now it has been 1 month from submission with status: "with editor". Is this normal? And should I contact the journal to ask about the long time of ...
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Awaiting AE recommendation - Can be rejected? [duplicate]

I already referred to this post, post, post I recently submitted my paper to a journal 40-45 days back. For the first 10 days, it was reviewed by the managing editor and sent to us for some format ...
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Awaiting Reviewer Invitation status after conditional acceptance [duplicate]

I submitted my manuscript to a journal and after major revisions, I received a 'conditional accept' decision. It required some minor revisions. I made the revisions and resubmitted my manuscript. ...
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The manuscript does not reach the required quality standard of this journal [duplicate]

I just received the following comment from an Elsevier editor "The manuscript does not reach the required quality standard of this journal.". To my mind say just that or nothing is pretty ...
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Is it obligatory to participate in conference if accepted?

I submitted my article to a Scopus-indexed conference. A month later, they informed me that my paper was accepted and that all that was left to do was paying registration fees and present the paper in ...
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What is your experience with Springer on adding/removing an author during revision stages? [duplicate]

I am currently submitting a manuscript (systematic review) to a Springer journal. The review process took almost half a year that I would like to update the findings by re-searching the databases for ...
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What are journals of pure mathematics with low impact factor [closed]

Please provide list of mathematics journal which accept pure mathematical research snd have a low impact factor as our research is not very big breakthrough.
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What is the current status of submitted manuscript? [duplicate]

I submitted a manuscript to ASME journal. Now the different status is showing as in the figure below: in the general screen, the status is associate editor assigned. However, in the detail screen, the ...
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What does the With Editor status mean for an Elsevier journal after being with the Managing Editor (ME)? [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to an Elsevier journal, but it was not assigned to a reference number. They sent me a mail stating that the paper with the managing editor for initial evaluation . After tow weeks ...
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How do I cite my own PhD dissertation in a journal article?

I recently finished my PhD, and now I'm in the process of submitting a journal article on the work I did in the final few months of my degree. This work is an extension to some conference papers that ...
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Manuscript awaiting EIC decision 3 weeks after submission [duplicate]

I submitted my manuscript through ScholarOne on 14th Jan 2021 and now (08/02/2021), it is showing awaiting EIC decision. In those three weeks, it went through the following steps. Awaiting Admin ...
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Inderscience peer-Review Process

I submitted my paper two months ago to an Inderscience journal. Well, this is my first experience with Inderscience publisher, so while checking my paper updates, I can not understand the meaning of “...
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Does it make sense to appeal the reject decision made by the journal editor?

A manuscript that my supervisors and a collaborator and I have been working on for so long recently got rejected twice by different journals, the main reason being that the findings are considered as &...
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Changing my information in a published paper [closed]

How can I change my position/title that was mistakenly written in a published paper?
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“Institution” on submission for a former student between jobs

I'm about to submit a paper where one of the authors is a past student who got a master's degree at my university a few months ago (I was his advisor). He plans to apply for PhD positions at the next ...
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What should I do if the editorial process 'may' cost me my publication?

I have submitted a manuscript on COVID-19 to a scientific journal in mid-2020. Since then, I have not heard from the journal, although the status says 'Under Review'. As the publication is related to ...
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My advisor won't review my papers, and he does not let me publish them without his approval

I am a last year PhD international student in engineering. I have written so far 3 drafts that I need feedback + approval to submit them for publication. I delivered the first draft almost 2 years ago....
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What is generally the correct procedure for publishing translations of my own work?

I am putting a paper out and would like to also put out a companion non-English language version. It will be identical, just a translation, and publishing the same content in another journal would be ...
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Justification statement for exceeding the maximum length of manuscript

I am submitting a manuscript to a journal that specifies "papers must not exceed 30 double-spaced manuscript pages, including all figures and tables." My manuscript has 37 pages. The journal ...
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Query regarding the academic journal submission

Asking on behalf of my friend. He had worked on some problems in the summer of 2018 when he was a student at some X university. After a year, he again started working on the same problem and will be ...
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If I notice missed part after manuscript submission, could I be contact the manager of review?

I submitted a survey paper, but I forget two lines to describe a method. Should I contact the manager of review ?
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How acceptable is it to publish an article without the author's knowledge?

A few years after finishing my PhD, I was notified by my former supervisor that they had submitted without my knowledge a section of my PhD dissertation to a journal, listing me as first author and ...
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Editing in an Academic Journal

TLDR: Can a researcher include an entire paragraph from another article for which they were a co-author on a new, single-author article? Copy-editor for an academic journal here with an issue I've ...
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I reviewed a paper but was not informed of the decision — is this common?

I occasionally review articles for a prestigious but high-throughput journal. The most recent time, I went to check on the decision of the article, and saw that a decision of minor revision had been ...
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How to apply Sigconf proceedings template to MS Word paper

I am looking to apply Sigconf proceedings template to a research paper. As the conference instructs templates are available from the ACM website. I've downloaded the Interim layout.docx file but the ...
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How to tactfully refuse to be listed as a co-author

I was involved with a research project with a group of people. Eventually, a paper was written and was accepted by a journal. I did not agree with the content of the paper and I didn't want to be ...
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The paper was rejected previosly, how to mention it in cover letter? [duplicate]

Our paper was recently rejected after peer review. All the reviewers point out roughly the same issues (some unnecessary things are to be removed, some necessary ones are to be added) and the editor ...
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Awkward situation with editor several month after submission: advice

I am observing from some distance the following situation. Two young mathematicians -- call them A and B -- submitted a paper to a quite strong journal and indicated a much senior colleague C as a ...
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I accidentally submitted my research article to the wrong platform — how do I let my advisors know?

I’m an MSc student in Computer Science in the last month of my program. A few months ago, my advisors and I completed an article that I then submitted to a conference. The notifications of acceptance ...
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Status Change in Science submission System changed from “to review” to “under evaluation” to “to review” again [duplicate]

we have submitted our paper and have gotten 3 relatively positive reviews from the reviewers, one of them asking for a few additional experiments. After sending our revision back to the editor, the ...
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Is there a way to submit privately to claim intellectual property [duplicate]

Hypothetically, if I had an idea to improve an algorithm/theorem but I wasn't sure it was correct, or I wasn't sure it was significant or meaningful or hasn't already been published in a different ...
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How to answer a reviewer asking for the methodology code of the paper?

Recently I have submitted my paper to IEEE Access Journal which has a binary peer review process, and I got rejected. Still, they allow me to answer the reviewers' concerns and resubmit again. One of ...
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Missed to add the name of co-author

I submitted a conference paper to an IEEE conference via edas system. I included the details of co-author in the uploaded document but missed to add in the system. I noticed it when I received the ...
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Can I put details of evaluations results in the Appendix?

I'm about to send a paper about performance optimization in the field of Cloud computing. My target conference has a limit of 10-pages for the main section with unlimited pages for appendixes/...
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Can analyzing data from an existing public online database be considered orginal work?

I wish you all a Merry Christmas. I have a question but found no solution to it using the search function. I would like to ask whether summarizing and analyzing data from an existing online database ...
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I submitted my revised paper in elsevier journal. It's been more than 15 days, how much time it takes to give final decision [duplicate]

After submitting the revised manuscript in the Elsevier journal, how much time it takes to give a final decision or minor revision. It's been already more than 15 days. Should I wait or can I enquire ...
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Can I (should I) change the name of this distribution?

I am nearly finished with a paper, as well as some accompanying open-source software. We are planning on submitting this to a prominent statistics journal. One of the more promising methods that we ...
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Where is the Latex Template for the journal Digital Scholarship in the Humanities ( Oxford press) [closed]

I want to submit my paper in the journal Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (Oxford press). However, I cannot find any template(in doc or latex) for this journal on the journal website or in the ...
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Eleven reviewers invited but only one has accepted--is this a problem? [duplicate]

I have a manuscript under review at Nature Scientific Reports. The editorial system shows eleven reviewers invited but only one has accepted. Is this a problem? Is it normal?
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How to publish the design of a low-cost alternative for an expensive equipment?

I am a physics undergraduate. We were working on a summer research project, while this idea unexpectedly came up. We worked on it for some months and developed a low-cost alternative for one lab ...

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