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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

When I wrote seminar papers and my master's thesis during my studies, I was very proud of each of them and felt they contained important and original ideas and were excellently written and I urgently ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

Your university may have a policy of making available submitted theses of students on a university archive website. This is a publication in the literal sense of the word. If not, you could upload ...
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Best practices for citing a reference you've found an error in

Yes, email them asking whether and when they will send in a Corrigendum. When they do you can cite both
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How often are articles rejected after bona fide/non-accidental acceptance?

I have published (peer-reviewed papers) in the triple digits in my career, and have never had this issue. I've been rejected once early into my independent career after receiving an "accept with ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

I suggest you think long and hard about what the real meat of your undergraduate thesis is and check whether you've made any novel contributions to philosophy in the process of writing it. It's normal ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

Other answers have already given great tips about asking your supervisor about publishing and its potential benefits for your career. I'll just address some things you'd need to consider if you do ...
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A platform for collaborative research projects?

There are platforms like Kolabtree, which allow collaboration with freelance scientists (who are paid for their help). The collaboration may range from simply editing a research paper for publication, ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

You say a lot of work went into it. But in my view the correct question should be whether something of value for the scientific community came out of that. If you (and your supervisors) seriously ...
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How to handle a collaborator who doesn't work?

To echo some of the other comments, it is important to understand that as one goes up in their career level (and their level of responsibilities), they get stretched a bit thinner. So that thing that ...
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Writing a comment paper for an already published paper

If the author doesn't want to collaborate and doesn't want to write such a paper themself, acknowledging your contribution, then, yes, you can write the paper yourself or with other colleagues who ...
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How to handle a collaborator who doesn't work?

While unprofessional from them to not simply communicate their unavailability to you, it's also completely possible that your colleague as a postdoc is either overwhelmed with other responsibilities ...
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How to handle a collaborator who doesn't work?

I've found that being specific about what you need, can help move the project forward. Also, offer to help if needed, not do, their part of the project. For example, send a calendar invite to discuss ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

You will need your advisor's expertise to determine if the contents of the thesis are publishable. Many undergraduate project are just for training, and may not be really novel enough for publication.
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

In general, nobody can tell you what to do with your thesis without knowing exactly what is there and without being an expert in the research subarea you are working in. In other words, as others ...
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Deciding between publishing a single or multiple papers

IMHO it depends on how closely the parts are related. There are two basic principles that sometimes are in conflict with each other: Present one idea a time. Put everything that is based on the same ...
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Deciding between publishing a single or multiple papers

Let's assume that all of the "chapters" are actually publishable, which isn't a given by any means. You would be dealing with two different sorts of publishers for the two options. Some ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

You could upload it to an academic archive site like ResearchGate or Academia.edu; or some other online site. Even your own personal web site could host it. Then you could ensure that a search of ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

You should be discussing this with your supervisor who is there for the precise purpose of guiding you through the academic questions like these. If your supervisor isn't doing a good job at this, you ...
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What should I do with my 60 page undergraduate thesis?

Undergraduate work is seldom publishable except in specialized journals as exist in some fields. It would need to be exceptional to sufficiently extend the state of the art. “Interesting” isn’t enough....
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A platform for collaborative research projects?

It seems you are talking a bit more educational and professional version of fiverr/upwork and other similar gig providing platforms. There are some platforms exclusively for connecting those who seek/...
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A platform for collaborative research projects?

Wikiversity's mission includes hosting collaborative research projects. It might be possible to use that platform for doing something like what you are proposing. Whatever the platform, the main ...
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How often are articles rejected after bona fide/non-accidental acceptance?

Anecdata from someone who's worked in academic publishing for many years and seen several hundred papers: Of the papers I handled personally (here meaning I have firsthand knowledge of the process ...
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Best practices for citing a reference you've found an error in

You should not cite the result and do nothing; the reader would then assume the original paper is correct. Beyond that, I would suggest you do whatever the authors of the original paper would like. ...
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How do I know that a research project that my professor gave me to do is actually novel research?

'Novel research' is what you will deliver by the end of your PhD (question tagged phd). What is given is a research topic and possibly a proposal for how to try to study the topic -- i.e. a pointer ...
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How do I know that a research project that my professor gave me to do is actually novel research?

First, I think you may be confusing "publishable" with "valuable." Publishable research is relatively easy to define, at least in the abstract-- it's a unique contribution to human ...
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How do I know that a research project that my professor gave me to do is actually novel research?

You know if a research question is novel by doing literature research. You just start reading what others have done in this area. Finding the "research gap" is a standard part of doing ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

In a majority of cases such as this, I am willing to bet this is "use it or lose it" money that has to be spent by/before a specifically-set date. As an academic, I have seen - and ...
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What is a note article?

Look at the Instructions for Authors for the journal. Many journals have different formats for different submissions. There is no standard, some will only have one type. I would expect something ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

Here's one aspect that hasn't been mentioned yet if I'm not mistaken. My university has agreements with some publishers to cover Open Access fees, however these agreements have limits, and money ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

As the other answers pointed out, funding for publishing is sometimes not an issue. Having the same impact factor, other aspects remain: Where does the topic of the article fit better? Is the journal ...
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I missed a paper from the past year which is very close to what I am doing. What should I do?

How do I tackle this now? You should be very pleased. You have discovered a source more credible than yours, that arrived at similar conclusions to yours - thereby bolstering your conclusions. You ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

To add a perspective I haven't yet seen in the other answers: I do intend this respectfully, but you say it yourself, "I am just a student." I have definitely provided simplified answers to ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

It's been mentioned in the comments, but not in an answer yet: impact factor is a terrible measure of both how good a journal is, and what it's reputation is. And also things like how fast the turn ...
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Banned from the Journal Cureus

I'm interpreting this question as "I was banned by journal X, am I also banned by all other journals by that journal's publisher?" The answer is "it depends". Some publishers have ...
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Banned from the Journal Cureus

Your first question is impossible to answer. If I had to take a guess, I would say that this shouldn't affect other Springer journals. On the surface, Cureus seems to use it's own submission/account ...
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I missed a paper from the past year which is very close to what I am doing. What should I do?

Depending on the area of research, you could rewrite some parts of your paper and reframe your paper as a verification of findings from the last year's paper. Perhaps if there are substantial ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

What happens to unused money, especially money designated for a specific purpose, depends a lot on the source of the grant, the country, the university, and even the department. Sometimes, researchers ...
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Updating co-author order after circulating draft

You were not wrong to expect a change in author order but you should also not assume that it will just happen. I don't see any reason that you can't suggest a change based on your new contributions. ...
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Why would academics spend funds on an apparently unnecessary publishing fee?

Apologies if this answer sounds trivial but it might be helpful for a student. It often depends on the funding conditions. In some of my grants, I allocate some money for publishing. This 'looks good' ...
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I missed a paper from the past year which is very close to what I am doing. What should I do?

With the amount of information out there, it can be easy for many topics to overlap somewhat. As long as you properly cite everything, you shouldn't worry too much. In writing, the best way is to take ...
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I missed a paper from the past year which is very close to what I am doing. What should I do?

Being scooped this way is a common thing, and happens even for professionals log into their careers. That this is happening to you at this point in your career is to some extent a good thing; it means ...
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I missed a paper from the past year which is very close to what I am doing. What should I do?

Take a deep breath. This type of thing happens all the time to everyone in the business. I'd say more than half of the citations that go into my literature searches are things that I discover within ...
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Disadvantage of having only accepted papers but no published papers while applying for a postdoc position

It is not a big deal, but I have been in situations, where applicants for tenure-track positions listed a lot of work-in progress, forthcoming articles or articles "in the second round" and ...
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Will the journal contact my supervisor without me knowing?

Direct answer to the question (and neglecting the advisor-student relationship - for this see R1NaNo's answer): The journal is not likely to contact your supervisor When journals receive papers they ...
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Will the journal contact my supervisor without me knowing?

To answer your direct question. No your supervisor will not be notified by the journal, this is not how publishing works. However, your supervisor will find out once this gets published. However, this ...
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How do I demonstrate that I've read relevant research in a motivation letter

Cite specific papers that motivated you and be genuine about this Since the selection panel want you to demonstrate that you have read a few papers on the research topic of interest to you, you should ...
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Writing abstract

It is not uncommon to submit an abstract of an unwritten paper for a conference proceedings (when applying to participate in a conference) or another low-key publication. Usually, it is about an ...
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Should I report two minor mistakes found in an academic paper to the journal editor or authors of the paper?

Should I report two minor mistakes found in an academic paper to the journal editor or authors of the paper? The politeness requires that the authors are contacted in any case. Whether the editor ...
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A question about paying tribute to someone I don't personally know in a paper

What you suggest is in essence what we did here: https://www.math.colostate.edu/~bangerth/publications/2022-massive-hp.pdf (see the Acknowledgments, p. 23). I had met Bill Mitchell once or twice, when ...
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When is it worthwhile to report academic misconduct of a referee?

I think the answer can depend on a lot of other things: What kind of resolution would you be satisfied with? In particular, would you be happy if the editor just decides not to use that referee in the ...
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