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Is there a flaw in the Elsevier green OA license?

I'm checking the Elsevier article sharing policies and I think there is a problem with their license of the accepted manuscript (post-review article). Indeed, the instructions say: Authors can share ...
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"On Hold" for 2 Months on arXiv

I submitted a Physics Education pre-print to arXiv more than two months ago. It has been "on hold" ever since. The pre-print has nothing controversial. It is simply a few simulations of ...
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Reproducible and exact calculations vs. approximate and slightly random results in experiment

When experiments are performed and reported in an academic article, I learned that reproducibility is important. I am implementing a system where I stand between the choices to use GPU acceleration to ...
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Why are my referenced papers not identified by Semantic Scholar and ResearchGate?

My paper lists 83 articles in the reference section. However, Semantic Scholar only identifies 5 of them. One of the 5 identified references, Jae S. Lim (1986), does not even appear in my article. ...
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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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Do I need to rephrase my conference abstract when submitting the corresponding journal paper?

I am submitting an abstract for a conference that, if accepted, will be published in its "book of abstracts". I know that wouldn't cause any issues for submitting the paper to a journal, but ...
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Studies of the impact on research of measuring research output via publication statistics?

Are there any studies of the impact on research choices (i.e. which research topics do researcher choose, how likely they are to collaborate with others, whether they go to public or private research ...
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Journal inserts errors into paper then ignore corrections at proof stage. What should I do?

A paper was accepted by an Elsevier jounral and when I recieved the proofs they had inserted a large number of errors throughout the paper. The errors weren't significant but it makes the paper look ...
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Can I set up zotero to download arxiv vanity when I download a paper from arxiv?

When I add a paper from arXiv to my zotero, it will download the arxiv paper along with all the details. I was wondering if there is some way to get it to also download the corresponding arxiv vanity ...
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How do I handle a conflict with my former mentor about a potential paper correction?

During my postdoc, I published two research papers as the first author, with my mentor (a Professor at an Ivy League institution) as the corresponding/senior author. Months after publishing the papers,...
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A standard form for declaration of authorship shares inside an author collective

I need a formal agreement from co-authors of our publication describing their individual authorship contribution. In other words, I need a form (signed by all authors) that state the contribution in ...
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How to cite long term unofficial usage of a non-approved medical device in the results section of a paper?

My research group has developed a novel medical device that is much needed in the area of diagnostic laboratory medicine that we are working in. We are writing a paper on this device and its results ...
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Should I publish results from my conference presentation as a conference paper or as a journal article?

I presented some results during a colloquium a few months ago and now I can send an article to be reviewed by peers and published into a book. My concern is that this is not as interesting as being ...
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How can i cite a kaggle dataset in ieee conference paper?

I want to know how can I add a dataset link as a reference in the IEEE conference paper. I used a dataset for my works and then I described the dataset in the paper. But I don't know how to cite the ...
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What is the difference between 'declarations of interest' and 'disclosure statement'

In a journal application, there are two fields need to be filled but I can not tell what is the difference between the two: Declarations of interest Disclosure statement Is there anyone of them where ...
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Proportion of papers involving grad students and postdoc

I am wondering if there are studies measuring the proportion of research papers involving at least one graduate student (master, PhD) or Postdocs in the authors.
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Is it ethical to publish my own idea when ex-colleagues also wanted to work on it, and how do I make it clear which parts are my own contributions?

Context: Some years ago I collaborated on a paper, with my advisor and another grad student (first author), in which we would include a certain competitive machine learning algorithm and a ...
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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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What to do if the corresponding authors do not share the referees' response?

My PhD advisers and I have an under review paper in a top tier journal. Recently, I received an email from the chief editor of the journal informing us that the paper has been reviewed and they ...
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How to not repeat the "Related work" section when splitting a paper into multiple papers?

I wrote a 10 page paper on various facts and anomalies that need to be considered for building an artificial intelligence. The paper is a meta-analysis of various other research from biological ...
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Have there been attempts to get around "DeWitt clause"-like license restrictions?

(This is a complementary question to: Has the DeWitt Clause, which prevents publication of named DBMS benchmarks, ever been successfully defended in court?) Several commercial database vendors ...
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How should one organize a Physics paper focused on an iterative design project?

If I am writing a paper on a design project rather than to measure something or to test a hypothesis, how should I arrange it? I have seen that the preferred format is {Introduction, Theory, Methods, ...
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Scientific writing: When conducting a simulation on a personal computer, what specifications should you report?

(Note: Personal Computer = Laptop) When reading papers that involves some sort of numerical simulation of a software or custom code, many authors would remark on the specifications of the laptop for ...
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ChatGPT-alike for local abundant PDFs

I have a lot of PDF files collected using such tools as Mendeley or Zotero (thousands of files). I want to use ChatGPT-like to ask questions based on these PDF files (for example: "What is the ...
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how much is a typical budget for publication costs in a five-year project that requires open access?

I need to budget the cost for publication for a European grant that requires open access, either green or gold, and I am struggling to figure out the costs over a five year period. Some ...
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How to find all the books in which a given essay is published?

It is fairly common for a journal article in humanities to be published afterwards in a book by the same author or in some collection edited by someone else. Is there an easy way to track where a ...
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Getting scooped and is it appropriate to volunteer to write a highlight?

To solve a long-unknown crystal structure, we were scooped by another group using the same state-of-the-art technique. A peer-reviewed top journal article was published online in the past few days. ...
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About Consent for publishing in conference

I'm a first year PhD student. I never have any record of publication or conference paper before. In my PhD, I worked as a coauthor for the post doctoral fellow's paper. My post doc work 24x7 sundays ...
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How to properly list your papers that were "published" in a symposium proceedings?

I was recently listed as an author on some papers that my PI submitted to the ASNE Technology, Systems, and Ships Symposium: see here. It says that the papers submitted to the event will be published ...
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Prepping for Tenure in Academic Medical Center

I'm an early-career assistant professor on the tenure track in a medical department at a school of medicine. My FTE is split 70% for research and 30% for clinical. The 70% FTE in research is soft ...
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Credit for co-first authorship in Chinese academia

I heard that in Chinese academia, you would not get credit for a co-first-author paper if you are not listed as the first co-first author. Is this true? If so, why non-first co-first authors can't get ...
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How much do for-profit companies pay for journal subscriptions?

We have these figures for universities: Reference for annual journal subscription costs paid per university? Do we have similar figures for companies (in theory, the ultimate end user)? For example, ...
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Should I contact the original authors before submission if my paper is heavily built on a series of previous papers (and does not invalid it)?

Here is what I learned from this site: If a researcher learned that somebody found a serious mistake in one of their papers, published a counterexample and a corrected version of the result, and did ...
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What should be done if a paper's decision is accept, but the copyeditor identifies a potential technical issue?

This question has been in the back of my mind since it happened many years ago. A paper was submitted to a not-very-good journal, and the process was: Paper shown to editorial board member, who says ...
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How to get publication recognition certificate from Springer?

Elsevier provides a publication recognition certificate through the link: A certificate for published work in Elsevier journals can be downloaded from this page. Is there a similar service available ...
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I have a written original research (Genetics) from my PhD. My thesis advisor has since retired and my lab has closed (in 2016). How do I publish this?

CALLING OUT to the scientific community for your advice: I have a well-written original article that has yet to be published. I had it drafted (manuscript for submission) along with my Ph.D. thesis ...
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Is there a platform where research from China is aggregated/made available?

I'm looking for a (specific) journal paper originating from (authored in, published in) China. The abstract is available on some aggregators (ResearchGate, Semantic Scholar), but author contact ...
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What makes a Literature Review paper good?

I am currently doing my research thesis project for my Masters/PhD in area “X”. As expected, the first 2 months has been literature review, to actually know what I am doing. The thing is, I haven’t ...
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Dispute about drafting a paper

Few years ago I completed a human trial (set up, data collection and analysis). My colleague and I drafted the paper however my line manager never provided any comments. Although I had to move on to ...
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How does author-initiated peer review differ from double blind peer review?

Some journals (example) today ask the authors to initiate a peer review rather than initiating a blind peer review themselves. Are these articles different in terms of quality and bias? Are these ...
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How can I compare schools of business between universities in terms of research productivity and impact?

In trying to assess the learning, research and engagement opportunities of different universities at the undergraduate level (acknowledging that at undergrad level they all offer much more than the ...
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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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How can I create a google scholar profile without publicaitons?

I'm currently doing my master's in physics. I have written a few articles which are yet to be communicated. But I'm graduating within 3 months due to which I will lose my institute email ID. And since ...
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Formatting of images for publication with Matlab

I'm currently working on my first publication and heard from a colleague that the images must have precisely the same font size as the article's font. She told me that Origin could adjust this. ...
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Acceptance rates of submitted papers by country

Is there any data source or statistic showing acceptance rate of submitted papers for publication by country?
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Can I republish what is already published on ArXiv after a copyright transfer?

I will explain the case (because it is unique): If I publish an article in arXiv under the arXiv license (not under CC license), consequently I retain the copyright. Four months later, I write other ...
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Visualizing the list of all active academics for a given topic

For a long time I have been interested in visualizing the network of all active academics of a certain discipline worldwide (e.g. computer science, mathematics, or by a set of keywords). I imagine a ...
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How to convince co-authors it is unethical to include false research citations in "working paper" being submitted to a conference?

I'm third co-author on a paper that was re-submitted for publication after primary author redid data analyses when I discovered that our original data had been significantly flawed. A month or so ...
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How are Best Student Paper awards evaluated at engineering conferences?

Do Best Paper and Best Student Paper awards follow the same evaluation criteria at engineering conferences? If not, how do they differ besides the requirement for Best Student Paper to be authored by ...
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What are the considerations when using an advertising slogan, song lyric, etc. in the title of my paper?

I've noticed that in economics and business, people often use catchy or interesting titles for their papers. I was wondering specifically about the use of references to song lyrics, slogans, TV shows, ...
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