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Questions tagged [withdraw]

Questions about withdrawal of books or papers from journals and conferences or withdrawal during admissions process to academic programmes.

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Stating a post doc research fellowship that I declined on my CV due to personal reasons?

So, I have recently finished my PhD in one of the "pure" sciences, in the UK. I have applied and been successful in obtaining a prestigious and rather lucrative research fellowship for a post doc ...
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What time can be considered enough to withdraw my submission? [duplicate]

I had submitted a manuscript to an ESCI journal. It has been over 1 month since I submitted but the status shows "with editor". I mailed the editor to check the status of my manuscript. The editor ...
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Production team ignored me for over 30 days and went ahead to publish article (online, not yet in print) - what are my options?

Summary: My paper was accepted to a journal; I realized they missed a handful of edits (which do not alter the findings or conclusion) and emailed them right after to change these things. They ghosted ...
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Withdrawing a chapter proposal: Is anything else required here?

I have been invited to write a chapter with a publisher, so I wrote a proposal for the chapter using the abstract of a write-up (short primer paper) I had. After sending the proposal, I eventually ...
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Withdrawing from course in a PhD Program (i.e. W on PhD Transcripts)

I'm already in a PhD program and, just one week after Add/Drop, both my teaching and research loads increased due to unforeseen circumstances. I have a course which would be helpful for my area exam, ...
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What to do if the Editor is not responding to my repeated e-mails?

This is in reference to my previous question: How to mail the editor asking to withdraw my submission? I wrote to the editor regarding my problem for 2 consecutive days. I sent 4 mails to him ...
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How valuable is being in an A+ rank CS conference with a short paper?

My paper is accepted in an A-rank conference in computer science as a short paper. I need to reduce it to 6-pages instead of 10-pages. All the reviewers said the paper has all the required elements to ...
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Is it reasonable for an author to withdraw an accepted paper because they have since done better work?

I submitted a paper to a good journal, it was refereed, and after a year it got accepted for publication. But now that a year has passed, I no longer find the results or methods of that paper to be ...
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Another story of PhD selection regret [closed]

I am a student with an MSc in Physics who is supposed to start a PhD next month. The reason I am writing is the bad psychological situation I ended up after a hard choice between grad programs. I will ...
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Can I resubmit a paper published in a low-ranked journal? [duplicate]

I submitted my manuscript to a journal (Q4), according to SCIMAGO ranking and unfortunately it got published. I say "Unfortunately" because I think it should be submitted to a better journal. Now, is ...
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What happens if a reviewer withdraws himself from peer review process?

I submitted my manuscript to one of the journal of frontiers groups, It has been 3 months now since the submission, in the first round of the peer review process, One reviewer gave me minor revision ...
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Who, and how to write when withdrawing a submission before notification?

I have recently submitted a paper to a top notch conference. Only then, I have realized that another good conference has announced a call for papers recently. My problem is that the notification ...
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Is there something like withdrawal charges?

I have served as a reviewer for allied academies and decided to submit an article myself, but couldn't find any info regarding APCs. After some months I was told that my article is accepted and I have ...
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Withdraw manuscript from peer review after finding a major error

I just received a major revision decision (1st round) for a manuscript I submitted to a reputable journal. After looking into one of the reviewer's comments I found a major error in my analysis. The ...
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Should I withdraw a paper from arXiv if it does not contain any new research?

I had submitted a copy of a reading-cum-review project to arXiv in my undergrad sophomore year without really thinking of the consequences. The paper was announced and eventually moved to the General ...
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Journal got blacklisted recently – how to withdraw the paper from the journal and database?

Recently, the journal where my paper was published got blacklisted in a so-called blacklist. I was very surprised since the journal existed more than ten years. My questions: How to drop the paper ...
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Should I withdraw a paper if the Editor-in-Chief doesn't like it, but the reviewers think it's great?

This is a long story. I am a mathematician. A couple of years ago I submitted my paper to one of the best journals in my field. After 8 months of waiting, I finally recieved a response, and it was "A ...
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After the passing of my supervisor, the department forces me to start again from zero. How to respond?

I have had a very rocky PhD candidacy. My first supervisor left academia half way through my candidacy; the replacing supervisor passed away a year after that. So two and a half years through a three-...
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Withdrawing a journal article after acceptance?

I'm a college student, and this summer I submitted an article to a non-profit journal, which only accepts submissions from college students. About a week ago I was informed that it was tentatively ...
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Withdrawal of Accepted Paper

So, I think that I'm in quite a mess here. I recently submitted a paper to an IEEE conference and got my paper accepted. I submitted the camera-ready paper and the copyright form but weeks later, ...
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Dropped out of PhD - should I seek acknowledgement of disability discrimination?

Summary: was targetted as a 'troublemaker' for missing time in PhD due to illness, PhD went badly, I dropped out halfway through. Should I seek formal acknowledgement of discrimination, to clear my ...
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What to do when you have accidentally submitted an article to a predatory journal

I'm an inexperienced researcher and I made the stupid mistake of submitting my article to a predatory journal. I realised the journal was fake when they failed to provide the reviewers comments. I ...
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'Corresponding author' (coauthor) is irresponsible regarding submitted paper. Should I step back from the collaboration?

I, and my collaborator (coauthor) from a different university had finished a work last year. We had submitted the full research article to one of the journal published by Springer. My coauthor was the ...
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Actions for a journal with no reviewers assigned [duplicate]

This question is being asked as I didn't find any such situation online although I remember my retired (reputed) research Professor mentioning about waiting for sometime even if it seems long. Terse ...
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If I withdraw my published paper from an SCI journal (Elsevier publisher) due to some conflicting issues; will it appear online after the withdrawal?

My paper is appeared online 6 months ago, but due to some confidentiality of the data used in that paper, the company asked us to withdraw the paper. Their opinion is that, the authors didn't ask the ...
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A paper with copied material

We recently submitted a paper to a conference. However, I just noticed that one of the collaborators have copied three paragraphs from another paper of mine, though that part is not our main ...
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When to withdraw/is this professor being reasonable?

I am currently in a difficult science class that is important for my major. I have a current GPA of 3.5 that I am very focused on keeping. This semester I had a vacation out of the country that I had ...
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Upcoming dismissal as supervisor no longer wants to supervise me - should I just withdraw?

Basically my PI dropped this on me last week and said that my work is not up to PhD standards. It's pretty frustrating because seemed like I was on track to graduate this year. That said, my PI has ...
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Can the postdoc adviser withdraw our paper against my will?

I'm a postdoc in Computer Science. Recently submitted a paper, co-authored with my adviser. I'm the first author, corresponding author and am primarily responsible for the content. Less than a day ...
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Is withdrawing from two courses in my PhD bad for my future?

I am a 2nd year PhD student. So far, I've taken 5 courses, 3 of which I got A and the other two I withdrew from. The reason was mainly it was not until the 6th session that I understood those two ...
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Is it ethical to submit the final version of a paper after acceptance when coauthor refuses to agree to submission?

Here is my case: I wrote a paper and invited a post-doc to help me edit it. As the post-doc is much better than me, the post-doc changed a lot of content (nearly all, but without changing any idea). ...
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When to assume the submitted paper has been withdrawn formally (Springer)?

We had submitted a manuscript in September 2016. Till now the paper remains with the editor showing status "With Editor". After several reminders, we could not get any reply from the journal side. ...
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Misleading statement on duration of review process and withdrawal of under-review article

We submitted an article to a SCI Elsevier journal. The Elsevier website has clearly mentioned that submission to first decision takes 4.5 weeks, submission to final decision takes 4.7 weeks and ...
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Unexpected long delay to start review process and withdrawal of article

We submitted an article to a SCI journal 2 months ago. Since day 1 the status of article is "Editor Assignment Pending". In the journal introduction they have mentioned that on average 1st review ...
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Withdrawing conference paper (after acceptance) due to budget issue

I'm wondering if it is ethical to withdraw an accepted conference paper because the registration fees exceeded my budget? The fees were only announced after the paper submission deadline thus I didn'...
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How to react to the retraction of a conference acceptance?

One of my papers was accepted at a regional conference. The conference organizers wanted the presenters to register to the conference much more in advance than common. I wrote the organization chair ...
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I got into grad school, now I need to retract my commitment

I got into a fully funded PhD program and accepted it. Somewhere along the line, my decision to attend grad school changed. My problem is that orientation week is in two weeks and I have not retracted ...
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What does renunciation of scholarship mean? [closed]

I want to know what renunciation of scholarship mean? Is it the same as withdrawing from a scholarship program? Which one is better to quit a scholarship? Does renunciation of scholarship form enables ...
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Can I withdraw from the poster session? [duplicate]

I submitted my paper to ICANN2016 conference in which we could choose among the possible options of "poster" and "oral" presentation at the submission time. I submitted for the oral category and ...
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What to do when a manuscript is still under review after 14 months? withdraw?

I have submitted a manuscript to a journal, but after 14 months they have not given me any answer while I have sent email to them many times. Now, What can I do? (I only received a revision 12 ...
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What to do if predatory journal won't withdraw paper after acceptance? [duplicate]

Last year, I’ve started an independent research in hopes to be published one day. Fast forwarding a year (a couple of weeks ago in fact), I have finished my manuscript in which I was planning to ...
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No response from Journal even after 3 Months of submission [duplicate]

I had submitted a manuscript to an Elsevier Journal in February 9, 2016. Usually it takes time of around 1 week to get the manuscript number assigned something like XXXX-D-16-XXX and status changes ...
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“Withdrawn” grade as a graduate student

I am in a situation that I would like some input on. I am currently a 2nd year MS student. I took a class last semester that resulted in a C+. The final project was worth 40% of the grade, and I ...
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What if my paper is accepted, but later my institution doesn’t allow me to publish in this journal? [duplicate]

My paper was accepted by a publisher; an acceptance letter was mailed to me. However, later my institution didn’t allow me to publish there, because it the journal isn’t indexed by Scopus? How can I ...
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What can I do if I submitted a paper believing a journal to be free for authors, and after acceptance I'm asked to pay a fee?

Reading about a journal A, I understood that authors can submit papers free of charge to this journal. I have submitted a paper and received a letter of acceptence with a bill. The editor said that I ...
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Can I withdraw an accepted paper if the fees are higher than expected because the proof is longer?

I have received the acceptance of my paper from Editor board. However, the print charges is much higher than I expected. My original manuscript contained only 12 pages but the proof (final version), ...
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Withdrawing an article out for review when another journal posts a call for papers for a special issue that is right on topic?

I've recently sent out an article for review. I've been in email contact with the editor from journal #1 from the start, and was quite up-front that I wasn't sure whether or not my article would be a ...
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Is it possible to cancel paper submission after one week?

I submitted my paper one week ago to a journal and I want to cancel my submission. Is it possible?
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Mental Illness as a cause of academic disruptions [duplicate]

I'm an undergraduate mathematics major and I also struggle with PTSD and depression. A lot of the trauma is triggered by being in a close-spaced classroom environment which makes attending classes ...
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How to withdraw a published paper when former boss seems to be raising ethical and data integrity issues with the editor?

Recently our group published a paper in an important open-access publication. During my work, I was subordinated to a person who left the research center six months before I finish the study, but ...