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Is it acceptable to cite people without putting the appropriate diacritics in their names?

I'm not sure how far ethics comes into this, but omitting accents is, effectively, a misspelling of the name. If you need to cite something by Schön, and you instead write "Schon", I'd regard that as ...
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Is it acceptable to cite people without putting the appropriate diacritics in their names?

As somebody with accents in the name who does not put them on scientific papers, I would recommend going with the way they put their names on the papers. Certain people are very particular about ...
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Is it acceptable to cite people without putting the appropriate diacritics in their names?

This isn't a matter of ethics: it's a matter of respect. It is disrespectful to spell somebody's name incorrectly. It is doubly disrespectful to knowingly spell somebody's name incorrectly because you'...
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When reading papers, what's the most convenient way to check a citation without disrupting the reading process?

If you're using Adobe Acrobat Reader (which I suspect you are), you can press alt + left to jump back to where you were before clicking the link. I find it amazingly useful.
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Is it acceptable to cite people without putting the appropriate diacritics in their names?

I fully agree and can give extra input into @BurakUlgut's answer (+1), and @Ponts answer about the names in the paper itself. I want to reinforce the advice that you should use the names as the ...
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Chicago or APA for draft manuscript?

My main tip would be to use a reference manager that automates the task of formatting references. There are many to choose from. But any good tool should make it fairly trivial to move between author-...
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How to search for a paper when you have journal name, volume, issue, and year?

I don't know OP's definition of easy way but it only took me 2 minutes to go to the journal's webpage, click on the archive, go to year 2007, open up some of the issues in volume 317 and finally find ...
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Using ChatGPT to format references in manuscript being submitted to peer-reviewed journal

In my experience using a reference manager, this is accomplished with one click or one command assuming the format is already available in the software; if not available, it's often downloadable in a ...
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What is a "series volume no"?

First of all, let me state this, because this does not seem to be understood by the OP but none of the other answers actually try to clarify this confusion. "Series volume no" is an ...
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How do you manage your literature and references?

I have approximately 15K PDF documents organized roughly according to Universal Decimal Classification (UDC) in about 2.8K folders. I synchronize these files across a couple different computers with ...
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How to search for a paper when you have journal name, volume, issue, and year?

Put it in to Google Scholar In general, Google scholar is very good. You can copy a full reference into Google Scholar and it will often return just the article you are looking for. In general, this ...
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Is there any free alternative to Mendeley desktop app on Windows?

Zotero is a free (and open source!) alternative: https://www.zotero.org/ There is a plenty of other tools (just google 'citation managers'), but I believe that Zotero's open source nature renders it ...
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Map (tree) of citations/references

I was looking for a similar tool! I found four resources with varying implementations/usefulness but they are all online and based on doi/paper title search: Citation Tree (mentioned in another ...
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Download automatically all articles from references in a pdf file or on a journal website

As far as I know, there is no automated service to do this. One of the reasons is that mass download of research papers is frowned upon by the publishers (look up the sad story of Aaron Swartz, for ...
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Research team writing using different tools

I have worked in similar cross-platform teams. Mine in the past was more Latex on Linux with bibtex versus Microsoft Word on Windows with Zotero. In that case, we were working on multiple papers ...
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How do you manage your literature and references?

To answer your general question "How do you organise your literature?": I don't. I let websites such as web of science, scopus, medline and google scholar do that for me. It may not work for ...
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How can I convince the universities that I am applying to for Ph.D. program for accepting the reference letters given to me by my referees?

There is nothing you can do but politely ask of your referees that they understand your situation and fill the online form. There is simply no way my school will accept reference letters supplied ...
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Is there a community driven unified article database?

You might want to check out the "Initiative for Open Citations" https://i4oc.org/ The Initiative for Open Citations I4OC is a collaboration between scholarly publishers, researchers, and other ...
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How can I zip and share my files in my Mendeley favorite

It's possible in new versions of Mendeley (Currently version 1.19.4). Then: Select all documents in favorites (Right click and click select all) Then right click and from context Menue (or click File)...
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Can I include just a folder from Zotero into Overleaf instead of my entire library?

One faster workaround that allows specifying a single folder of your library is using the automatic export of Zotero's Better BibTex plugin and the New File -> from External URL feature of overleaf ...
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Listing all papers which cite my references

You can do this using Google Scholar: Suppose your paper is Alternative to mental hospital treatment: I. Conceptual model, treatment program, and clinical evaluation. The cited by link lists the ...
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Is there an online engine like Google Scholar which allows me to sort the papers by citation count?

There are at least four freely available databases which have this function. In random order: Lens: In Lens, instead of the default Sort by Relevance choose Scholarly Citations (highest) Microsoft ...
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Research team writing using different tools

I would (and have) take the answer of Tripartio a step further. Invest all of the actual formal writing of the paper in one or two people who agree to use the same tools whatever they are. Everyone ...
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How can I store sources in a structured manner?

What you are looking for is one (or more) of the following: Reference management software allows you to store, organize and retrieve bibliographic information about literature. Almost all of them ...
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Where can I download the list of references listed in a paper?

If your university has a subscription to Web of Science, you could do the following: Search for the relevant paper (here is an example with the keywords 'health diplomacy'): Click on the number of ...
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When reading papers, what's the most convenient way to check a citation without disrupting the reading process?

If using Preview on MacOS, you can use Command + [ to go back.
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Co-citation analysis of my library?

You can import your library into Inciteful.xyz* or LitMaps. * Note: So far, Inciteful.xyz only supports an import of BibTeX files. However, (1) you can easily convert .ris files to BibTeX, and (2) it ...
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Can I be confident that I will not lose data in Reference managers?

You could make sure to use one that allows exporting the data into an open format (which I think most do?) and use that functionality to make backups every now and then (ideally regularly). You ...
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Is there a simple way to bulk download a large number of papers from a list of references

For systematic review, if you're following PRISMA, you'll typically do some preliminary 'checks' before getting to the lists for full text review. I'm assuming the 1200 odd references are your final ...
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