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Asking professor about extending word limit for term paper

I'm currently in my 3rd semester of my Bachelors program and have to write a term paper with a word range of 4000 words ± 5-10%. I'll be writing about Zero‑Trust Network Architectures and the way they ...
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How to resolve accidental double submission

I submitted a paper a couple months ago. I wasn't super happy with the results I published and ended up rewriting major sections of the paper (mainly for clarity rather than content). I got some ...
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Toxic former PI trying to block me from publication [closed]

I was a Master's student and worked as an RA for a professor. I signed a contract and submitted. The professor would assign me work on a weekly basis. By the end of my RAship, I asked the professor to ...
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Is it important to include Advance level result in cv when you have post graduate diploma?

I had successfully completed my post graduate diploma in TESOL after completing my IELTS. I have 12 years of experience in teaching. I have a plan to migrate to a country. Therefore I thought of ...
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I am in search of a tool to check documents and generate a plagiarism report [duplicate]

I'm wrapping up a survey paper. During the writing process, I was in a rush and used Quillbot for rephrasing without noting down the specific sections. I initially just wanted to complete it and send ...
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Ethically correct way to involve student in research and publication

My collaborator has a PhD student (just starting their 2nd year) who as part of their project runs computer simulations, as directed by their supervisor. These brought up a result that is (1) ...
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how scopus recognizes which papers are mine

I didn't create a scopus ID, but scopus is able to recognize and collect all my publications even though I have multiple affiliations. How is that possible?
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how to indicate permission when reusing a figure from a published study [duplicate]

This is a follow-up to my previous question regarding the inclusion of a figure in my grant proposal. I followed the necessary steps and obtained permission, which was granted free of charge. I ...
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using a simple figure in a published paper in a grant proposal

I want to use a figure from a published paper (in a Wiley journal) in a grant proposal. Since the raw data is not available, I have directly copy-pasted the image of the figure. In addition to ...
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After I put a paper on arXiv proving X, I found out someone had previously proved X already. What next?

I recently put a paper on arXiv proving X. Shortly after, I received an email from L letting me know that my result was proven quite a while ago by G. I was not aware of the paper by G and there is no ...
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Uploading adapted research code with missing licence

I adapted some code from a public GitHub repository for a paper, and I have to upload my code to make my work reproducible. I cite the work for which the repository was created in the paper and added ...
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Should I put the whole comment responding to reviewers' comments [duplicate]

My goal is to respond to reviewers' comments. While doing that should I put the whole comments or only the parts I am asked to change. Related: Proper way of responding to reviewers' comments In a ...
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to tell the reputation of the publisher that publishes books

It's easier to tell the reputation of a journal because we publish journal papers most of the time.How to tell the reputation of the publisher that publishes books? Some publishers reach out to ...
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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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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? [closed]

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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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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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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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? [closed]

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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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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