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Questions tagged [supporting-information]

The [supporting-information] tag concerns material published alongside an article such as media files, additional data, or methods descriptions. This material may have various names such as: supporting information, supplementary material, etc.

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What to write in “outline of research program”

I am applying for a scholarship to support my final stages of PhD. One document required by the scholarship grant committee requires me to provide "Outline of the research program". What should I ...
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Citing supplementary material as a reference?

I am about to submit a paper to https://www.siam.org/Conferences/CM/Main/sdm19 (deadline is today) and I have supplementary material contains further evidence, proofs, examples and the like. I want ...
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An author of a paper included a blank supplementary file. Is it possible to make the journal correct this?

The authors of a paper explicitly wrote that they included their code as a supplementary file, and the file is actually available, however, it only includes the header and no code whatsoever. Is it ...
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Review-only supplemental material

I am at a difficult position. I work in a major software/telecommunications company, and pursue a doctoral degree at the same time. The company has strict policies against competing behavior. I have ...
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Where to publish supplementary math intensive material for magazine article

I received a review report on my magazine article (Impact Factor 7.6). Based on magazine restriction we can not use more than 3 mathematical equations. But the idea I presented in article require some ...
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How can we find out who was nominated for Nobel Prizes?

While the Nobel laureates are announced each year, are there any online resources that list who was nominated? In particular, I am asking the Academic side of Nobel prizes, especially in Chemistry, ...
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Where I can post a supplementary video for my published paper?

I have a paper submitted and accepted in a journal (Biology and Environmental Sciences) and it has a supplementary file which is a short video coverage, however, the journal does not support this but ...
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How to cite the supplemental material from the main text?

In order to meet the page limits of a journal, I am placing the appendices in a "supplemental material" document for the purposes of the initial submission. I'm wondering how I cite the supplemental ...
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Is there a shortage of accounting professors? [closed]

I spoke with an economics professor recently (before he passed away) and he made a claim to me that I thought was interesting: that there is a shortage of accounting professors, and so a PhD in ...
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How to obtain Microsoft code signing certificate for signing supplementary material for scientific article?

Our research results (mathematical models) can be supplemented by rather convincible and impressive visualizations of both scientific concept and experimental data. We produced this demonstration ...
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How to cite supplementary material of a Science paper and avoid confusion with my own supplementary material?

I want to specify in my paper an exact methodology developed by another author and explained in the suplementary material of a Science's paper. The problem is that I already have my own supplementary ...
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Can supplementary materials be used in different manuscripts?

Can the same supplementary materials be used in different manuscripts? For example, hdy201491x2.docx in this article contains a table showing "Detailed hit frequencies (%) of the in silico analysis ...
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Do measurement protocols belong anywhere in the scientific publications?

My research as a starting PhD student currently consists of reproducing and building upon the experiments carried out by other research groups 5--10 years ago. To this end, I have developed a number ...
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Explaining inconsistencies in literature in thesis and/or supporting information of journal article

I've found a model which explains my results excellently. However, the actual equation and parameters of the model have been interpreted and treated differently by different authors, sometimes leading ...
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Do journals have legal copyrights to the online supplemental information?

I have a paper in an biology journal (Wiley is the publisher) for which I would like to put a much more mathematical version on ArXiv, mainly the theorems and proofs located in the online supplement (...
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Find articles that have certain keywords in supplementary material

I currently use Scopus or ISI Web of Science when looking for articles containing certain keywords in title or abstract, etc. But now I need to find articles that have certain keywords in the ...
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Is it possible to refer to a specific section of the supplemental material?

I will soon submit a paper to PRL. In the main text, I refer in many places to the supplemental material, which is divided in 3 parts. Let's say that at page 2 of the main I show a result, and I ...
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How should I split my code and data between an open repository and the article's supplementary files?

I am working on a paper that involves some data and a piece of code to analyse the data. I want the results of the analysis to be reproducible and the code to be open. This concept of "reproducible ...
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Is there a journal that publishes slides together with the text?

I mainly refer to applied mathematics when describing my experience Often I find that it is easier to grasp a concept from the author's slides than from the description in a paper. When one has to ...