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Citing a paper under review in 2 different conferences

I am currently writing 2 conference papers. One is highly quantitative in nature and the other is absolutely qualitative in nature. I am submitting both papers to conferences having deadlines in the ...
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How to find OA free to publish journals with a JCR ranking?

I would like to find journals that: are ranked with JCR (no matter how low) and have open access (anyone can access the papers for free) and are free to publish (authors are not required to pay) ...
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What should I do now when this conference first sends me an “accept”, then a “reject”?

A little while back I had sent one of my works to an ACM conference -just a National level conference. I knew my work was not one of the best they were going to receive, but given the quality of the ...
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Advisor publishing students' work as sole author - ethics and motivation

This is a question about my advisor (supervisor, professor) in a lab, where I am a graduate research assistant, and had done research together with a PhD student, as a part of his dissertation. The ...
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How should I respond to a terrible copyediting job?

I just received the galley proofs for an article which has been accepted to a well-regarded math journal. The copyediting is, quite frankly, terrible. The copyeditor has introduced dozens of ...
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Finding postdoc in US [duplicate]

I am from Singapore and I am about the graduated from PhD. My field is in software engineering, computer science. I plan to further my study as postdoc in US, looking at my friends, it seems that ...
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Taking a pseudonym for publication [duplicate]

I will soon get my first paper submitted. Because my name is very common I think it will be hard to look for my papers in databases in the long term. If I want to decide on a pseudonym (author name ...
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Why does editor reject when reviewers recommend acceptance?

I have recently received a response for a paper submission. The paper expanded on a conference presentation, and it was submitted to the journal special issue related to that conference. All three ...
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Paper with editor for longer than two and a half months

I have submitted a paper to a journal 2 and a half months ago. Its status remains "With editor". From your experience, is this normal? If not, how should I deal with that?
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Publishing while changing institutions [duplicate]

I'm submitting an mathematics article concerning research that was done entirely while I was an undergraduate at University A. This August I will be a graduate student at University B. The only ...
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When submitting a research paper as an independent researcher, is it advisable to have a professor look at it first?

Is it advisable to have a professor from a university look at your paper before you submit it to a journal, since they might want partial credit? and would it take the journal a longer time to referee ...
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What are acceptable criteria to select publications for a (systematic) review?

I'm in the very beginning of my scientific career, so I don't yet know the standards for (systematic) reviews very well. I feel I don't have so much experience that I could publish my own research in ...
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Submitting course work report as research paper?

In one of the coursework at my university, I submitted a very detailed project report done for the course. It later turned out that the work contributed some value to the field as well. Is it right to ...
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How novel should conference papers be?

This is probably field specific. I'm mainly interested in the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields and psychology/neuroscience. So, like the title says, how novel should ...
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Should an Editorial be considered as a regular paper in CV, or should it be put in another section?

Me an other colleagues organized an Special Issue of some Journal (indexed by ISI) and after having accepted some of the submitted papers (10 in total), we wrote an editorial, which will also appear ...
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How good is the International Journal of Pure and Applied Mathematics? (http://www.ijpam.eu/) [duplicate]

I had recently submitted my paper to this journal on the advise of my guide and quite fortunately, I received an email a few days back saying that the paper had been accepted for publication. So ...
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Should I still try to publish this paper I wrote after it getting rejected?

I had submitted this paper of mine to a reputed springer journal some time back. There are reasons for me to believe it is a good journal although it has an impact factor of only 0.941 since most of ...
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Can something published on arXiv or optimization-online.org be mentioned in my CV?

I was thinking about submitting one of my papers in arXiv or www.optimization-online.org and hence I was just wondering if mentioning the same in my CV would be appropriate. Is it done usually? If yes,...
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How to respond to someone plagiarizing my work?

I have recently come across a paper that copy-pasted entire paragraphs of one of my papers which is already published in an international journal. This paper appeared in a journal which is not very ...
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What qualifies as a research publication?

A simple question: What qualifies as a research publication? Two criteria spring to mind: Peer-reviewed: The article has gone through some form of formal peer-review process. Dead-tree ...
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Changing affiliation on publication

I am moving from one job to another (postdoc to tenure track) this summer and I have papers in several stages of being written, these go from handwritten notes with all the necessary arguments to ...
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Should I tell my advisor that our paper is full of mistakes?

Okay, I'm in a nasty situation. I'm about to receive my master's degree in two months. Also, I am a third author on my advisor's paper, and the paper is completely awful and full of mistakes. ...
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Productive but not respected advisor - Should I continue with him?

My situation is the following: I have a very productive but not respected advisor. By productive I mean that he has published a lot, and with not respected that his work is not cited by anyone except ...
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Should I Consider Publishing in a Brand New Journal?

I got an e-mail this morning inviting me to submit papers to a journal. I looked at the website and found that the journal has no back issues. It would appear to be a brand new journal. Naturally, a ...
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Is it possible to publish a research paper as an independent undergraduate author?

I am interested in a new fast moving field in which none of the professors at my university have an interest. I have even started to work on some areas that show promise in the current scenario. As I ...
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How much material can be changed between an accepted manuscript and “camera ready?”

After a paper has been accepted, other than the reviewers' suggestions, how much content can be changed before the camera-ready version is resubmitted? Is there a general guideline? Thanks!
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How big is the difference between the sustained PhD thesis and a version publishable as a book?

In other words, how much improvement of the submitted thesis (and presented in front of the evaluation board) is allowed, if you want to later publish the thesis at a normal publisher of dissertations ...
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What makes you keep on reading articles in your non-English native language, while the same information might be published in English?

As a future French PhD student (in Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning) that legally HAS TO write his thesis in French, I am a bit concerned about the fact that less people would be able to read ...
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Is it better to have a single-author paper or a joint-authored paper?

I am a new graduate student and I am about to start writing my first paper. Some of my adviser's other students have been working on similar topic to what I have been working on and he has been ...
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Publishing as an undergraduate student: can/should I list my university affiliation? [duplicate]

I have done some research during the past year on one of the topics I am studying. Now I have got some nice results which I think I should publish. I think I can write a conference paper based on my ...
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Citing a Youtube video in New Hart's Rules style?

I'm preparing a paper for publication with Taylor & Francis Group. The journal follows the TF no. 1 style but there is no mention on how to cite a source such an online video. Rather, at the end ...
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How do I understand the main concepts in a paper by just skimming through it?

What's the best method to understand the real concept that a paper is trying to explain? Should one go through the paper as it is presented, from first page to last page? Is there a specific walk-...
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To what extent do monetary incentives encourages researchers to publish in ISI Journals?

There is an argument in my institute that ISI journal publication incentive (in ISI journals only) should be omitted. However, the opposition, including me, believe that such monetary incentive would ...
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How to differentiate between articles, conference proceedings, etc.?

I have many PDF files for some academic papers. I want to sort them into journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, etc. How can I know which one is an article and which one is a conference ...
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How to make your paper's materials available online? (personal webpages, Institutional server, etc?)

I would like to distribute some of the materials related to my paper (such as source code) available online. I have the option of uploading them to my personal website or to a server in my institution,...
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Should I use reference manager software?

Should I use software for managing my references? What is the benefit of it? I can write down the references by myself, so I'm not sure what the benefit is.
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Will not having a publication affect my PhD chances even though I have research experience?

By the time I apply for a PhD, I will have almost a year of experience as a Research Assistant, but I doubt I will have a paper published till then. The project is still in the data analysis stage, ...
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Finding number of publications in a subject

I have often seen in review papers in which the author mentions that there are more than # number of publications in the subject, to highlight the importance of the subject. How are such numbers ...
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How to edit name on existing publications after a name change?

Assume that I publish many papers in many journals and someday I changed the family name (my last name). How can I edit that where my papers have been published? and is it easy process?
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Splitting publication fees among coauthors

What are accepted ways of splitting publication fees among coauthors, when authors are from different research groups and potentially even different institutions? Especially with open access ...
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How much code to include in a Physics paper?

This question is related to Physics research papers, particularly one that will be coming up for my ongoing PhD research (4th paper in all). A core part of the research is developing, testing and ...
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Is there a community driven unified article database?

I am using Mendeley to keep track of my papers. It allows me to group the papers in folders, and I can easily export BiBTeX for a folder which I can include in a paper I am writing. However, almost ...
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How to determine similarity score of new manuscript against own yet-to-publish manuscripts? [duplicate]

Considering the ethical and professional implications of self plagiarism, it is very useful to check new manuscript against old ones (which are under review and not yet published) to decrease self ...
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How to suggest reviewers for a journal?

I recently tried submitting a paper to a journal. It was mandatory to suggest three reviewers. Is this a norm in journal submissions? If yes, how should one choose reviewers if I do not personally ...
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How much background material should a mathematical research paper include?

I've just written my first mathematical research paper. It proves some new results, which while not ground-breaking are (according to an expert in the field) at least somewhat interesting and ...
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What is the difference between a review paper and a research paper?

I have been working on a review paper. After publication, how will it add on my academic research profile? When I will apply for MS or PHD admission, will it count as publication?
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How to cite lecture notes? (and should I even do this?)

When learning a new subject, I would frequently use lecture notes found somewhere in the Internet. When writing a paper (or a master thesis, as in my case, but the rules should be similar, I believe) ...
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Is the practice of lab members extensively citing each other's work looked down upon in academia?

In my lab, a few of us submitted our papers independently to a conference last week. We all had referenced each other's work in our papers. I have a concern if this is a bad practice in academia. It ...
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How to find the best journal to submit a paper to (when having written the title, abstact and full text)?

Consider a case of a new researcher that does not know well all possible journals and has no access to human advice (from colleagues). (please do not comment that this is the best - out of scope of ...
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Is it illegal to share publications not in the public domain with collaborators?

Back in my university days, I got into the habit of saving papers I had to read to my hard disk. At first I did this simply to organize them more conveniently, and have quicker access to them. ...

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