Questions tagged [publications]

Questions related to academic publications including online and traditional journals, books, and conference proceedings.

194 questions with no upvoted or accepted answers
Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
15 votes
0 answers
383 views

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 ...
ocirocir's user avatar
  • 330
5 votes
0 answers
141 views

Not getting credited on a paper I worked on for a year... (undergraduate researcher)

I worked in a lab for about a year as an undergraduate researcher, and my research team recently published the paper in a huge journal, which is super exciting for the lab. However, while my PI had ...
Wisteria's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
605 views

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. ...
haohe liu's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
102 views

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 ...
erika_malateta's user avatar
4 votes
0 answers
248 views

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: ...
PK1995's user avatar
  • 268
4 votes
1 answer
398 views

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 ...
user2512443's user avatar
4 votes
1 answer
1k views

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 ...
nara's user avatar
  • 1,093
4 votes
0 answers
141 views

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 ...
Nav's user avatar
  • 814
3 votes
0 answers
110 views

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. ...
Rabbiiiiit's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
94 views

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 ...
J..y B..y's user avatar
  • 2,174
3 votes
1 answer
532 views

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 ...
N A McMahon's user avatar
  • 1,491
3 votes
0 answers
90 views

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 ...
matousc's user avatar
  • 833
3 votes
0 answers
94 views

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 ...
Snail shell's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
160 views

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 ...
Jojojojo's user avatar
  • 147
3 votes
0 answers
16k views

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 ...
Samrat Alam's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
915 views

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 ...
randomname's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
119 views

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.
Tanj's user avatar
  • 131
3 votes
0 answers
107 views

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 ...
Deepak Tatyaji Ahire's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
230 views

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 ...
b19wh33l5's user avatar
  • 157
3 votes
0 answers
180 views

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 ...
PseudoEgo's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
355 views

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 ...
einpoklum's user avatar
  • 39.2k
3 votes
0 answers
99 views

Submitting to Journals - impact factor versus subject specialism

I am coming to the end of my PhD in which I have been working under an NDA and not yet published anything directly from the thesis itself. Pretty soon we will be able to publish the work, and I am ...
8556732's user avatar
  • 131
3 votes
0 answers
452 views

How do I know what I burn for? About to get a PhD, but lost my drive

I am a few months away from completing my PhD (nanotech/chemistry), I'm "just" writing my thesis. But I somehow feel like I have lost my motivation and I am confused about my future. I began the PhD ...
pseudoninja's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
223 views

Does suggesting potential reviewers for one's submitted paper increase the likelihood of the paper being accepted?

Some journals propose authors to suggest potential reviewers for their submitted papers. Is there any research/study/survey that tried to quantify to what extent suggesting potential reviewers for ...
Franck Dernoncourt's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
37 views

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, ...
Michael Holt's user avatar
3 votes
0 answers
2k views

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 ...
Fraïssé's user avatar
  • 11.5k
2 votes
0 answers
307 views

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 ...
sugab's user avatar
  • 143
2 votes
0 answers
197 views

How to mark paper as mainly my work before moving institutions

I have a paper that has some important work. I recently graduated and am about to work at a top 5 tech firm's AI research division. As part of the interview, they seemed really excited about this work ...
mb1's user avatar
  • 51
2 votes
0 answers
141 views

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 ...
Herman Toothrot's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
182 views

What are some of the research styles and research routines of successful researchers?

I am Phd student in CS with less than 15 published papers from which none is at a top journal or conference. My typical research routine comprises of reading papers with potentially improvable results ...
Pyur's user avatar
  • 29
2 votes
0 answers
36 views

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 ...
flen's user avatar
  • 187
2 votes
0 answers
74 views

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 ...
Ryan O'Shea's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
68 views

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 ...
NewNeuroDemic's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
279 views

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 ...
Junguk Hur's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
90 views

Can published papers from non-international journals decrease the level of a CV?

Consider a PhD candidate that still does not have publications in international journals but has some papers in local journals (peer reviewed but non-listed in international rankings) from their ...
Oalvinegro's user avatar
2 votes
1 answer
132 views

Writing abstract

I want to submit an abstract for a call for papers for a good journal in my field. I don't have the paper ready yet, but I have a vague idea for a paper that I would like to propose to the journal ...
Erin 's user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
0 answers
137 views

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, ...
llllvvuu's user avatar
  • 529
2 votes
0 answers
2k views

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 ...
IgotiT's user avatar
  • 2,384
2 votes
0 answers
172 views

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 ...
AppliedAcademic's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
169 views

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 ...
NN amateur's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
92 views

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 ...
Maria S's user avatar
  • 21
2 votes
0 answers
198 views

How to avoid giving honorary authorship to advisor who has not contributed?

I am just about finished with my PhD. During the past year or so, I managed to develop my own little spot of theory. I have done this almost entirely independently. However, my advisor typically adds ...
hopingtobeindependent's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
585 views

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 “...
Abdessamad139's user avatar
2 votes
0 answers
425 views

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 ...
Zewrzmt's user avatar
  • 129
2 votes
0 answers
79 views

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. ...
Andrea's user avatar
  • 356
2 votes
0 answers
130 views

Acceptance rates of submitted papers by country

Is there any data source or statistic showing acceptance rate of submitted papers for publication by country?
Quirik's user avatar
  • 353
2 votes
0 answers
215 views

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 ...
Teresa's user avatar
  • 83
2 votes
1 answer
393 views

Should I report two minor mistakes found in an academic paper to the journal editor or authors of the paper?

I found some minor mistakes in a paper published in a top journal. The mistakes do not affect the results of the paper but may confuse some readers as I was confused at first. I think it is better and ...
Atena's user avatar
  • 191
2 votes
0 answers
74 views

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 ...
Archie's user avatar
  • 1,133
2 votes
1 answer
532 views

Will an error in one of my publication affect the outcome of my PhD defense?

I'm a PhD student in physics in a European country. I'm about to have my PhD defence in about 6 weeks. I have 3 published papers and one manuscript ready for submission. My thesis is also finished (...
Martensite's user avatar