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SAGE embargo policies for accepted manuscripts

So I published an article in a journal published by SAGE in April, 2023 (this year). The article was published in the restricted access condition. I know that Taylor and Francis has an embargo period ...
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Dedication on submission?

Suppose I had a professor X Y who was prominent in my field. May I include the dedication "To my teacher professor X Y" in a submission, for a journal which practices blind submissions?
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Accepted research paper but not online

Some of my research paper accepted in maths journals and it will take almost one year to be appear online in journal site. I want to use these paper for academic purposes like interview. How to use ...
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Author giving free pdf of his chapter/ book to his close circle

In case the publisher retains exclusive distribution rights, forbidding the provision of books for free, what is the consequences of giving a free pdf to the author's close circle? For example to ...
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Why is 90% of medical research useless? [closed]

After many years of doing medical research it is very clear to me that the vast, vast majority of what we create in terms of research is utter garbage, and it is so a priori, i.e. we know it before we ...
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How to add Copyright Notice Code?

I have got a paper accepted in a conference, they have told me add a copyright notice code at the bottom of page 1. This is my first time in conference and I am confused whether the code is same for ...
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Wrong advice from phd supervisor

My main supervisory is a relatively prominent figure in the field, but as I've gotten to know him better over time, I've discovered some rather critical issues. It's common knowledge that articles ...
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Do people use the number 42 in research?

I have to choose a certain number of data points. The exact number has little effect on my outcome -- it could be as little as 10 or as high as 100. There is no good way to choose this number, and no ...
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reputation of unknown publisher claiming to be from India [closed]

How's the reputation of ? They are an institution that publishes books. They reach out to published papers to be published again by them as book chapters in their books. Their publishing fee isn't ...
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Is it a bad form to ask for extra complimentary copies from academic publisher?

I've published a book based on my thesis with a reputable academic publisher. It turns out that I have to provide 2 more books to my university than I originally thought - they say for archival ...
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Article accepted for publication by the managing editor of Taylor & Francis Journal [duplicate]

I received notification that my article was accepted for publication by the managing editor of Taylor & Francis journal. But when I previously looked at the site, I found that my article has been ...
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How to cite the number of articles with a specific keyword?

In the introduction of a paper I'm writing, I want to make the observation that the specific field we're studying is experiencing a huge boom. I don't know if I need to back this affirmation by citing ...
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How to select journals that are free of charge and have good reputation for beginning publications as MSc student or individual researcher?

Goal As a MSc student I wrote a systematic review about a machine learning topic. The paper was top-graded. I would like to take advantage and make my first publications in the scientific community, ...
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What is a good way to phrase "in my experience" in a journal paper?

I want to say, "In our experience/as far as we know/etc., A only requires a few iterations to converge," without citing any relevant literature, particularly because I could not find any ...
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Are publications strictly required to obtain a PhD thesis?

I am a PhD student in electrical engineering and I am writing my first article, probably for a Q1 journal. My question is the following: in order to get a PhD degree, do you need to have one or ...
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Shared second authorship

Up front, up until now I have avoided shared first-authorships, and I have no experience with this construct first hand. However, I am working on a manuscript (as a 1st author) on a clinical study ...
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Can the integrity of research be affected if the publisher has rights to create derivative works without the author's permission?

This is for a research paper that's presented in a conference and to be published in a book chapter. From an excerpt of the publishing agreement shown below, since the Publisher has the right to edit, ...
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How to transfer citations from a wrong paper to right paper?

Suppose there is an Arxiv paper that has got 100 citations, this paper is also published in a journal X. But suppose I prove this paper wrong/incomplete/show many claims are false. I wrote the new ...
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Expectations for authorship as a PhD student creating a novel dataset

I am a PhD candidate in strategic management and entrepreneurship developing a new dataset for my dissertation on entrepreneurial ecosystems. I will compile extensive firm-level data on startups and ...
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Can we publish a reseach paper without a professor or degree? [duplicate]

I have recently read through some research papers on Facial emotion recognition. Combining the strategies of some research papers, and my own experiments, I want to publish my own research paper ...
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The article Publishing Charge of 775$ was not settled and Now there is a debt collection payment request. They're warned of potential consequences

Recently, my girlfriend, who is a Ph.D. scholar in an institute in India, and currently awaiting her thesis submission, submitted an article to Hindawi.Ltd., in which she is the primary author and her ...
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Authorship Disputes and Contributions in Collaborative Research Projects

Background My colleague (referred to as X) and I collaborated on two research endeavors, termed A and B. While our overarching goals aligned, our specific inputs varied due to individual commitments, ...
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What to do when a result is essentially proven but not stated in an existing publication?

I am writing a paper in mathematics that uses some technical results from a classic paper in the field, but not exactly in the way these results were stated at the time. Basically, I found that ...
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Is it possible to change access to Zenodo archive from closed to open?

I have a manuscript in review at a reputable journal. The code and data associated with this study will be made public on Github and releases archived in Zenodo with open access, providing a fixed DOI ...
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Can I name my algorithm after a cartoon character?

I've created a new algorithm and would like to publish it. However, I can't think of any interesting or pronounceable name for the algorithm. Is it acceptable to name the algorithm after a cartoon ...
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Would it be well-received to ask for the LaTeX source of a textbook?

My screen reader has a hard time with PDF documents. As I delve into more niche textbooks, I increasingly find them only in print/PDF rather than EPUB. This makes it difficult to learn when the screen ...
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Do any colleges/universities require professors to provide the library with a free copy of a book they have written while employed by the school?

Let's say Professor X, who is currently a tenured professor at Y University, writes a book on genetic mutation. Is it likely Y University has a policy that requires Professor X to supply the ...
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work doesn't show on paper

I was on vacation when a senior PhD student wanted me to help with his project. I rejected and my advisor sent me an email to check whether I wanted to co-author this project a few weeks later. I ...
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Where does one find research papers on the efficacy of creative writing exams? [closed]

I've been trying to understand why creative writing exams are often included in high school curricula. I'm not looking for the reasons that are often given, those can be easily googled. I'm trying to ...
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Should I endorse someone on arXiv who emailed me randomly?

Someone emailed me randomly sharing a paper. The paper looks not crankish, familiar with the results in the field, but just someone who is not currently affiliated with any university. They have ...
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Listing "Publications" in CV - How to list multiple co-authored book chapters from one single Book?

I have co-authored 2 book chapters on two different topics under 1 Book Title. The Book has a single editor (but not co-author to these chapters), one ISBN and one DOI number. The chapters do not have ...
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"Communicated by" in AMS [duplicate]

I have seen that manuscripts published in the Proceedings of American mathematical society have "communicated by x" , just below the title of manuscript. I was thinking how to decide which ...
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Is an employee of a US state university a "united states government" employee for publication license agreement purposes? [duplicate]

I have a paper accepted in a Springer Nature journal. Now I have to sign a publishing agreement. I am currently a postdoc in the USA at a state university. When I submitted the paper I was in a ...
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Publishing with initial as first name & middle and last name spelled out in full

I guess this is not very common as I have not encountered it yet, but would it be to my disadvantage if I published as "Initial of the First Name - Middle Name - Surname". For context, I'm a ...
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How to write a good introduction for a software package in a paper?

There are several algorithms in my research area, and I'm the first to implement them all together in a R package with Rcpp. I'm working on a paper in which I'd like to compare those algorithms as ...
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How can an independent researcher publish a well-written research paper / proof in a respected mathematical publication?

Question: How can an independent researcher publish a well-written research paper / proof in a respected mathematical publication? Related Questions: How do I ensure I'll be able to claim ...
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Paper submitted to a Nature sub-journal with 3 weeks without updates, what can it mean? [duplicate]

I'm a postdoc working in the field of cancer genomics. Recently I submitted my work to a Nature sub-journal. It quickly went from "manuscript submitted" to "editor assigned" and &...
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Is it important to address all the suggestions by the research paper reviewers?

I am new to research and sent my first research article to a journal for publication. Today they sent me a mail saying that my "manuscript has been accepted subject to revision". For your ...
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Conditions for publishing scientific articles

Does sharing part of the results of a study or scientific article affect the publication of this article in the future? I am asking this question because I wrote a scientific article in mathematics ...
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Are journals supposed to avoid publishing papers from persons of notorious reputation?

As a recent example, Vladimir Putin's daughter continued publishing papers in Western journals after the start of the Ukraine war, despite being under sanctions in the US: U.S. and Swiss scientific ...
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Tricky situation with affiliation [closed]

I would like to hear an advice for a slightly complicated situation. I'm currently a postdoc working on a revolutionary project during the last year. During this year, my boss gave me a real hard time ...
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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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Can I publish a paper during my PhD study without notifying my supervisor?

I have been working as a reserach assistant in an american university during my PhD study. My supervisor stopped my assistanship during a summer semester during my PhD. This was one semester before my ...
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Does generating a DOI for my thesis using ResearchGate prevent me from publishing it afterwards in a journal?

I'm considering generating a DOI for my thesis, but I wondered if this would be a problem if I wanted to write a paper out of it. Theoretically, the paper would not be exactly the same as my thesis, ...
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Can I publish my research article in a journal AND as a chapter in a book?

As I understand you cannot publish your paper in two different journals, I was wondering if the same rule applies to chapters in books. My research (52 pages long) was summarized into 20 pages to fit ...
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Does it make sense to send fanmail to scientists whose works I enjoyed? How to make it make sense? [duplicate]

While writing my PhD I've come across some writings that were OUTSTANDINGLY well written, handy and helpful. Obviously I cited them, but as I understand, thesis citations aren't counted by various ...
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If you introduce an abbreviation/acronym in the abstract, should you reintroduce it in the introduction to be safe? [duplicate]

For instance, say I introduce the term "macular degeneration" in the abstract and follow it with (MD) to establish the abbreviation. Should I just use (MD) from then on, including in the ...
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Do I have an obligation to tell my brother that his paper may not meet the standards of a "legitimate" research article?

My brother has written a paper which is essentially a survey of different techniques to accomplish a certain security related goal. He has also managed to present it in some conference. Unfortunately, ...
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What are the chances of acceptance after being asked to submit a revised version? [duplicate]

I received the following response from a journal editor: "The reviewer(s) would like to see some revisions made to your manuscript before publication. Therefore, I invite you to respond to the ...
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Two-author paper with thesis mentor, but the idea is entirely mine

I recently defended my master's thesis in artificial intelligence. Among other things, I invented a new algorithm that I would like to publish. The domain is natural language processing, with papers ...
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