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How to cite a paper with two titles: preprint title different from published version

A preprint and a published document are two separate documents. It is not one document with two titles, but two documents. Even if the two documents are nearly identical, this is the case. Even if the ...
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How to cite a paper with two titles: preprint title different from published version

Generally, the journal-published version is the more authoritative version going forward. Cite that one, even if you like the preprint's title better. The title is completely irrelevant to what gets ...
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How do I cite a translation of a classical author (greek philosopher) in my thesis

When you make a citation, my expectation is that I can check the citation. So you give me a translation and the citation should tell me where you found it. Since you don’t quote the original, you don’...
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How do I cite a translation of a classical author (greek philosopher) in my thesis

Seneca mainly wrote in Latin. Since you are not working in a field that is even remotely interested in Latin literature, but since this is probably an inspirational quote, you should not include it in ...
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Resolved: changing name on online abstract after legal name change

Just to add a couple of of points to Buffy's answer: you can in principle use whatever pen-name you like but (as you're aware) at some point potential employers will want to verify your publications ...
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Can I directly cite a picture from Medium?

I think you are better off citing it (and the article in which it appears). A cursory search didn't turn up any licensing information, so you have to assume that the image, like the article, is ...
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Resolved: changing name on online abstract after legal name change

On the resume list the paper as published, with your original name. But note your name change somewhere also there. It won't really be a big problem for your career since it is only one item and it is ...
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Can semanticscholar do exact title search?

The API documentation does not mention anything about specific title searches. Depending on your needs, I would suggest the following approach: https://api.semanticscholar.org/graph/v1/paper/search?...
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How can I present the general conclusion of a research paper?

The correct answer depends on the field and local customs. In Computer Science, your first citation style [3] is used. In older papers, people used more informative abbreviations [LS94a]. In Germany ...
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How to admit that the cited source is lost?

If you have a goal to reach and to reach that goal you rely on a single incompetent professional figure, I wonder if it is more incompetent that figure or the way you follow to get that goal ...
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How to admit that the cited source is lost?

Just state exactly what the problem you encountered was and what you tried. Something like "an attempt was made to procure the paper by XYZ in order to estimate the error. Although database X, ...
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Why is it that sometimes in bibliography, DOI information is added?

Frankly, it's probably just a matter of some output formatting of reference manager software. If the doi is in the database, it gets included, otherwise it gets left blank. On journal publication, ...
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Export Google Scholar search for fine-grained analysis

You can scrape Google Scholar Search Results using BeautifulSoup web scraping library. Check code in online IDE: from bs4 import BeautifulSoup import requests import re import json headers = { &...
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How to admit that the cited source is lost?

The answer is still "ask your librarian". You say your librarian is famously incompetent, but that shouldn't be disqualifying - you can still ask a different librarian. If your library only ...
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How to admit that the cited source is lost?

As a partial answer, you might need to cite secondary source. For example, under APA style this is: An indirect citation or secondary source is when the ideas of one author are published in another ...
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Why is it that sometimes in bibliography, DOI information is added?

Yes, because it makes it easier to find the referenced document, but not all documents have an associated DOI. In an arXiv submission, there's no guarantee of consistency, because this is up to the ...
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Why is it that sometimes in bibliography, DOI information is added?

it's good practice to include DOI links if the author/publisher can find them. Lots of stuff doesn't have a DOI but where one is available it's important that it persistently links to the content that ...
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Citing data taken from a data compilation

There is probably no right or wrong on this. If the review is an official publication, you're safe to use it. It's more about citation econonmy. If you'll quote the review, you save space in your ...
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How to cite R packages when using Mendeley?

knitr::write_bib(c(.packages()), "packages.bib") This will generate a .bib file containing all used packages, which you can add to Mendeley. https://bookdown.org/yihui/rmarkdown-cookbook/...
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Who decides the references in collaboration papers and how to get relevant papers from our group cited in those collaboration papers?

As for the second question: People include references in their paper because they think that they are relevant to the work and useful to their readers. If they are not referencing your papers, then ...
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Who decides the references in collaboration papers and how to get relevant papers from our group cited in those collaboration papers?

In such large collaborations, there is usually (should be) a coordination team that keeps things organized. A PI, perhaps, and a few others, or a few PIs from different parts. They ultimately decide, ...
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How to properly cite a link to an image from a webpage

I would say the second. It is more meaningful to see the webpage where the image is from, rather than the direct link to the image. You are not "citing a link to the image." You are citing ...
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Is my citation error considered as plagiarism?

This community wiki answer was created from a high quality answer-in-the-comments. I am an academic misconduct officer at my university and look into these things. Clearly you made an effort and didn'...

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