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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Is it ok to add new details to the camera-ready version of the conference paper?

My conference paper got accepted. I was told I have an extra page for the camera-ready version. And my method is built upon an existing method. Now I realize that, in the existing method, there might ...
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What to do to speed up the paper publication process? [duplicate]

One month ago, I have submitted a paper in a journal under Taylor and Francis. 3/4 days later after the submission, the status changed to "under review" and till now the status remained ...
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How is Gmail better or worse than Alumni email or a temporary institutional email? [closed]

The majority of researchers use "edu" emails on their research publication, when some academia use Gmail as the corresponding address. Many of the young researchers do not have a permanent &...
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Should I wait for the editor's response to my pre-submission inquiry or should I just submit the manuscript anyways?

My supervisor suggested that I sent a pre-submission inquiry to a journal editor about the potential suitability of my manuscript. I wrote to the editor last Friday and still haven't heard back from ...
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Advice for getting a paper published as a highschooler

I have possibly found a somewhat novel method of proving a famous theorem, and after some research, I found a variant of the method published as a paper. So, naturally, I reached out to the professor ...
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Can a rejected paper with no resubmission allowed be resubmitted to the same journal after changing content and heading of the paper?

I got rejection from IEEE WCL with no resubmission allowed. Thereafter, I improved the paper significantly with addition of more analysis spending 8+ months on the paper. Can/Should I submit my paper ...
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Scholar One Email System

I sent an email to a journal's editorial office via Scholar One's Manuscript Central. I had clicked on the EO's link , which led to a popup and then sent the mail by clicking on "Save and Send&...
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(Paper submission) Institution vs affiliation

I'm about to submit a paper to a scientific journal. among the info required there are 1) "institution" which is mandatory and 2) " affiliation". My question is: what's the ...
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My affiliation after I moved to another institution for Ph.D

I did my Master's in A university and then moved on to B for my Ph.D. Covid outbreak started about the time when I was wrapping up my project, I had most of my manuscript done and was pending for ...
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I realized I made a mistake after my paper was accepted for publication

I am in the field of epidemiology and my paper has recently been accepted for publication (after 2 rounds of revisions). However, I recently noticed some numerical typos affected several figures and ...
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Is the impact factor the sole criteria for selecting journals? [duplicate]

I am planning on submitting a paper to a mechanical or materials science journal. I am looking at these two journals IJMS (IF 4.6) and JMST (IF 6.2). First one is published by Elsevier and is an old ...
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How to handle unresponsive ex-supervisor on the submission of an article?

During my master's, I had done a project which yielded some interesting results that I and my supervisor started to write up. I moved to a different university (and country) for my PhD and kept ...
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What is the role of processing editor in a journal submission?

I submitted a paper to a high impact factor journal in my field a 4 days ago. Today, I received a email from the journal editor with the following description: Thank you for your recent submission to ...
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To what extent can I refer to closed-access reviewer comments in my public task management workflow?

I have written and submitted a manuscript to a journal owned by Oxford University Press. This manuscript describes the associated source code, which is stored in a public GitHub repository. The ...
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Journal for machine learning applied in finance [closed]

I've written a new paper where I'm proposing methodological improvements to neural network training. I have simulation data and empirical results in financial markets to backup my algorithm. I'm now ...
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Making an unrequested change at revision stage to a journal paper

I had submitted a paper in a journal, and had got a request for major revision. The changes are mostly related to the experiments, and some language issues. However, while trying to fix those, I ...
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Will publishing a first author paper in ICECE2020 conference help me when applying for a PhD admission in the USA? [duplicate]

I am in undergraduate. I wish to apply for scholarship to do PHD in the USA. Will publishing a paper in this conference (http://icece.buet.ac.bd/2020/) help me get funding? It does not seem like a ...
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Can I submit a paper to a conference if I have presented it at another conference earlier but it wasn't published in proceedings?

Can I submit a paper to a conference if I have presented it at another conference earlier but it wasn't published in proceedings? Last year I submitted my work to a conference and it was accepted as a ...
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Should I include a title page and abstract if the journal does not specify anything at all?

Novice here. I am looking to submit a manuscript to a journal, Monthly Review. The journal website does not specify any template whatsoever except for the instruction to use Chicago Style, 16th ...
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What is considered a new submission and a resubmission?

I submitted a manuscript to a journal and it was completed reject after 5 months, but they said they have found contributions. The reviewers presented many issues to be resolved, one of the most ...
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What can I do when a manuscript is Completed Reject after 5 months of the submission

I submitted a manuscript five months ago, today I received a rejection letter, completed reject. There are many comments from the reviewers and one sentence the reviewer said: "It is a good idea ...
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Is it possible/acceptable to publish the same article in 2 journals, if one is un-categorized?

So as the title says I got the opportunity to publish my article right around the time my article has already been accepted by other student journal. My question now is - is it acceptable to publish ...
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Awaiting recommendation, but before any sort of peer review

I submitted a paper through ScholarOne Manuscripts 3 days ago. The first status that I am getting is "ADM: Awaiting Recommendation" , just after the initial status which was "ADM: ...
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Are there guidelines that say if post-submission publications must be cited?

I can see from this question Can I cite a paper published after the initial submission of my paper? asking if it is okay to cite papers after submission is answered as, yes- and sometimes you need to. ...
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Publishing datasets as a journal articles

We have created an NLP dataset out of written texts of a certain group of people. I thought perhaps we can publish the dataset as a journal paper (the data is an external appendix to the article and ...
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Submitting similar work to two conferences

I have a pilot study that I conducted, the results of which I'd like to present at the upcoming Conference X. I am also expanding on this study so that I not only have additional data, but will also ...
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Are wordcount limits only for first submission, or also for revised submissions?

Are wordcount limits only for first submission, or also for revised submissions? I know that I could ask every individual journal, but is there any general understanding? My discipline is philosophy.
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reviewers asked to use continuous data instead of grouping participants. Should I do it? [closed]

I have done a research where I grouped participants based on their scores on Beck Depression Inventory (BDI-II). In study 1, my groups were healthy controls (scores 0-13) vs depressed (>13). In ...
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Ask thesis supervisor for permission to include his name as co-author of a journal paper and risk being denied?

I did my Masters Thesis at a reputed organization, under a supervisor who is an expert in the field. The organization is notoriously protective about the data I acquired from there which I need in my ...
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Are these responses from top journals just boiler plate? or anything atleast miniscule to salvage from them? [duplicate]

thanks for submitting your paper to XXXXX Journal. It is an explicit and interesting analysis of a natural problem. However, in my opinion, it does not reach the level of XXXXX Journal. I therefore ...
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Checking research paper plagiarism in Turnitin [duplicate]

I want to check my paper plagiarism in Turnitin before submitting it to journal.(Just I want to be sure plagiarism percentage is low) What is the disadvantage using Turnitin before submitting the ...
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Can I ask the Associate Editor of a journal for an update on a paper I refereed?

I wrote a referee report for a paper and recommended a minor revision. This was in December 2019 and I have not heard from the associate editor regarding the fate of this paper. Is it inappropriate ...
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Why isn't it common for papers in pure and applied math (and other related fields) to be modified/corrected after it has been published?

As research grows even more intricate in fields such as pure and applied math (and other technical areas), very few reviewers now have a complete picture of any single field. Thus it should be common ...
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Manuscript status changed from “Under review” to “Required reviews completed” and again to “Under review” [duplicate]

I submitted a paper to a journal where the status changes from "Under review" to "Required reviews completed". The status "Required reviews completed" was there for 2 ...
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Listing preprints on CV (undergrad) [duplicate]

I'm now a second year math student at a top uni, and in the summer of my first year, I was a part of a small research team where we proved various new results related to Random Matrix Theory and wrote ...
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Not submitting reviewed manuscript

I have just addressed reviewers’ comments to one of my papers. I am the first author and did most of the job. One of the authors does not want to resubmit. They offered no explanation and have been ...
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Can one write a research paper on a engineering project idea that one cannot execute due to financial constraints?

We have a project idea of making a few processes in farming automatic. As it includes much of robotics the budget required is high, which we cannot afford. So, can I write a detailed research paper on ...
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Minor revision changed to major revision

I submitted to a journal, in which I got a minor revision. In the minor revision, I was asked to do nothing other than to include a future research direction in the end after the conclusion. I ...
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Advantages or disadvantages of submitting to the new APS open access PRResearch journal? [closed]

In the decision about where to submit a physics manuscript, which are the advantages or disadvantages of the new open access PRResearch as a better choice over PRA/B/C/D/E? PRResearch is rather new ...
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Is it really legal to submit a work to a venue although we already uploaded it as a reprint somewhere like Arxiv or researchgate? [duplicate]

I am wondering if it is legal to submit a work as fresh manuscript to a journal although we have already uploaded it somewhere else as a preprint? Most of the journals/publishers require that the ...
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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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What to do when paper is under review in two journals, because first journal did not act on request to withdraw?

I want your opinion on this issue. I submitted a paper to Journal A. It had been with the editor for two months without being sent to peer review. So, I sent a withdrawal email to the editor. I waited ...
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Is the English-version of a paper previously published in a different language considered an “original contribution”?

I am an academic in a Portuguese-speaking country, so there is some incentive for me to write in Portuguese. However, much of the literature I deal with is in English, so I would like to publish in ...
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Transfer article to better Physical Review journal

I submitted a paper to PRA: Rapid Communications. I was asked to resubmit because my supplemental material was too long and contained material that should be in the main text. In the meantime, however,...
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How do I publish the work of my elderly father, a “fringe” scientist? [duplicate]

I am trying to figure out the best way to publish my elderly father's life work. He says he would be considered a "fringe" scientist or an independent researcher. Should we self-publish? The ...
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Is it possible to resubmit a corrected manuscript when the manuscript is under review?

About 10 days ago, I submitted a revised manuscript based on the comments of Referee. But I just found out that I made a mistake in the newly added appendix. Now, the revised manuscript is under ...
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How often to cite / back-up claims?

Good morning all, I have recently embarked on an MSc programme in CompSci, on which the first module is Critical Reading/Writing. So far, I have written two "introductory" paper assessments. ...
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What does the paper submission status “to advisor” mean? [duplicate]

I have recently transferred a paper in the AAAS (Science journals) submission system after a quick initial desk rejection at the first journal after only 3 days. It now says "to advisor" for ...
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Using a github code for my journal paper

I'm conducting research on cyber bullying classification. I recently found a github repository containing code on sentiment analysis which looked at different machine learning algorithms, doc2vec + ml ...
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Am I breaking any law by digitalizing a curve from a plot on a scientific Journal if I cite the source and I mention the tool I used?

Am I breaking any law or etiquette/guideline by: digitalizing a curve from a plot published on a scientific Journal using the data (the curve) on a paper I am submitting to another journal. I to ...

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