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When writing a “response article” what's the appropriate way to refer to plots from the original paper?

There's a paper I want to respond to by writing an article examining its findings. There are 4-6 of key plots in that paper. I have the code and data from the original authors, so technically I can ...
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Reverse journal editor search

I was wondering if there is a tool that allows to search for journals where a given researcher is one of the editors.
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Will I get charged if my paper is accepted and sent to language editor? [closed]

I have just received an e-mail saying that my manuscript is acceptable for publication. However, the journal stated that my paper will be sent to a language editor prior to the production stage as the ...
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Omitting subscripts in proofs/equations in math/computer science papers

I am writing a paper that is in two column format, and I am working on a proof that I am having trouble making readable in the two column format. Specifically, I am working with subscripts such as t-1,...
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How do I reconcile with my growing cynicism about the academic community? [closed]

I am doing a PhD in Music but I am getting increasingly cynical and disillusioned about academia in general. It seems that, in the Arts at least, there are a lot of conferences and seminars regarding ...
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How to decide in which journal to publish a paper based on a ranking tool [duplicate]

Being faced with writing a couple of papers I wonder how I would decide best where to submit my paper. Clearly the scope of the journal should match the manuscript I want to submit. Also I want to ...
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Mentor added his name as the author and changed the series of authors into alphabetical order, effectively putting my name at the last

I was recruited by a university to work on a research project as a research fellow and have dedicated over 8 months to it. I have maintained a schedule of fortnightly presentations with another senior ...
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Why people without publication can have a good placement?

I am browsing CVs of some new AP who graduated this or last year and take on an AP as their first position in a prestigious EU university. I surprisingly find that none of them have successfully ...
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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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Working with two different set of colleagues on the same problem

I am a Ph.D. student working on Computer Science. This is the situation. I thought of an interesting problem, and had a discussion about it with someone (call this person A) I wanted to establish a ...
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Chances of academically publishing a book without professional degree

I have been considering publishing the book I am writing with Springer; specifically under the series Undergraduate Texts in Mathematics (or any related series). I believe the contents of the book ...
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One of the authors changed idea before submitting paper

I have just finished a paper together with a number of colleagues and collaborators from other universities. We were about to submit it but one of the authors does not agree anymore. His explanation ...
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Paper on mathematical analysis using tools from other (almost unrelated) field: how to introduce them?

I'm a PhD student working in Stochastic calculus/Malliavin calculus, and I am currently writing a paper (my second one), in which I use tools from probability theory to solve an Analysis problem. My ...
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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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Chances of being admitted to top PhD programs with low GPA but with great research [duplicate]

I am senior year undergraduate student from a respected university in my country. I have been doing a lot of researches about my field since the beginning of the junior year(1 year ago) thanks to my ...
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APA Citation Followed by in-text reference to figure

I want to provide a parenthetical citation along with a reference to a figure in my text. What is the proper way to format this? Blah blah blah (Li et al., 1994, 1997) (Figure 1). Blah blah blah (Li ...
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Pure mathemathics: authors appearing in alphabetic order [duplicate]

So the title of the question is quite broad, I've seen a few of questions in the site regarding this particular topic (quite a few actually, so let me know if this is somehow a duplicate). My problem ...
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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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Pre-print service like Arxiv but with private option, so I can correct my mistakes without publicly advertising my mistakes?

As a student, I make mistakes all the times, and stealing my idea will not face a heavy retaliation. I don't mind if someone come-up with concurrent works, but I do mind if my key idea is leaked. Many ...
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What resources should a PhD student expect their advisor to have?

I am contemplating changing PhD advisors and wanted opinions as to whether I am being too critical and if there is any basis to my concerns. I am a little over a year into the PhD program and am with ...
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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 it okay to cite a supplemental attachment when referencing a previously published technique or method? (advanced materials and surface science)

The thorough answer to Roadmap and possible pitfalls for a first-time software author to publish a paper on a Python package? covers the issue nicely, and it's not yet clear if in my case this paper ...
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Publish Economics Working Paper: MPRA vs. SSRN [closed]

I would like to publish a working paper and am not sure whether to use MPRA or SSRN. There is an informal discussion on that at Economics Job Market Rumors. But I am looking for a more informative ...
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Receiving a “Major Revision” After undergoing a “Minor Revision”

I submitted my article earlier this year in January. After 5 months i received a "Major revision", there was 3 different reviewers, and they made very relevant comments, that i found very ...
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Dilemma: Where to publish?

I am an early career researcher from India. I had earned a PhD from a top European University four years ago and then I moved to my home country early this year. I have been working on a century old ...
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How to make this kind of figures [closed]

First of all I wanna say I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question, so apologies in advance. My objective is something like that: Which software allows these kind of figures? Many ...
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How to cite WHO published books in Endnote

I need to cite a book published by WHO preferably using endnote. How do I import book citation information like journals for journals in Endnote? This is the book I need to cite: https://www.who.int/...
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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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How to choose good journal in neuroscience with no fee? [closed]

I'm a post-doc but with some other post-doc from other labs we are doing research in neurosciences in our free time, and so we are not funding for these projects. But we would like to publish in a ...
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What to fill in the following gap in a journal's publication system: “The author was supported by …”

I have this question, (that could be closed because it is not a problem of mathematics): I am a PhD student, my first article was accepted by a journal, and for the publication in the web site of the ...
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Peer review of servers and IP addresses [closed]

IP addresses unmasking reviewers Webservers keep logs of visiting IP addresses by default and this is good. The reason is not important, but specifically, on a server the Apache or Nginx keeps a log ...
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Do anyone related to scientific publishing has experience using EOI's as the identifier for the articles in a journal?

I'm part of the editorial committee of a small open access ecology journal that is slowly growing Currently, our journal doesn't have the means to pay for the doi service, but we found this service ...
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What is the difference in the structure of a conference paper and journal paper?

Is there a general difference in the structure of conference papers vs journal papers? Take the following examples: (1) The following is the structure/outline of a published conference paper (source): ...
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Journal article suggestion website or application

I'm finishing up my PhD in mathematics at the moment. I like to read journal articles from a wide range of different disciplines, and I wonder if there's some kind of service that might suggest ...
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Limitations of paper size when presenting comprehensive visualisations of results

When writing a PhD thesis or an academic paper, you tend to be limited in how you can present results by the physical paper size, e.g. A4 for a thesis and often much tighter when targeting journals or ...
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Can I have both original experimental research and systematic review in one paper?

serious question because I can't find the answer. I am currently doing an animal study, and I am preparing a manuscript about this. However, I am thinking of adding a second part to this paper by ...
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Does it matter how many Nth authors there are on a literature review?

I am a student hoping to kick start my research career (biochemistry). I hope to start a PhD in the coming months and in the meantime have drafted a review which I hope to submit in the next few weeks....
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Where can I easily find best-paper-award-paper of a conference?

Recently I read an article on tips for PhD students to improve their scientific writing skills. There, one suggestion was to find and read the best-paper-award-papers in highly reputed conferences in ...
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Recruiting coauthors for sake of the Introduction section

I'm a student. A professor recently gave me an open question to think about, and after three months of working on it as a hobby, I think I have something good. It is not an exact mathematical theorem ...
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How to find published article from arxiv preprint

I just came from here and have a related but different question. My question is, is there an online tool that will allow me to definitively check if a published version of a preprint exists and locate ...
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Original data vs reference data?

A journal asks to upload/link the data and code used in your article. I have a Github repository with data and code. One of the questions in the form is: Are you linking to original data reported in ...
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Should I include papers on a PhD application if I was not the primary author?

I've come across the following question while filling out an online PhD application. How many conference or journal articles have you published? There is a paper published for which I am the tenth ...
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Should I ask to be moved up in the authorship list?

This past summer, I started my undergraduate thesis project under two advisors. One of my advisors had done research on a similar topic to what my thesis project is covering and she had the data ...
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Author has published a graph but won't share their results table

I am trying to reproduce some of the results in a paper from 2018 where the results were included in a graph but no exact values were given. There is no results table to go with the graph. I can't ...
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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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Limit on working hours in EU/UK with multiple jobs

I am working as an International research assistant (in a University Library) in Germany. A startup (based in London) asked me to work as a research consultant (kind of a freelancer, 5-10 hours per ...
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Journal for publishing COVID-19 research [closed]

I got some really good results, put papers on medrXiv and code on github, it's getting attention. The solution is prediction of COVID-19 vs Common Pneumonia vs Control from chest CT scans using ...
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Structure of a review paper with author's unpublished data [closed]

I am wondering how to structure a review paper that contains a small portion of the authors' unpublished empirical research results. These unpublished data only account for maybe 2% of all the data ...
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Meaningful research in PhD with no publications

I have been doing my PhD in Computer Science for one year and a half now (Europe-based) and I feel my research is not going much far. I choose to do this after my master studies because I actually ...
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Intellectual theft by a former colleague, how to respond?

I was recently given a green light by my former supervisor to conduct an analysis on individual patient data from their recently published trial for a stats class assignment (Msc). The idea was we ...

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