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Questions on rejecting or being rejected, as relates to a manuscript, graduate school application, dissertation, or other academic endeavor.
On issues affecting academics or researchers specifically in the early stages of their careers.
On the open-access publishing model, in which journal articles or other academic works are made available to readers free of charge.
Grading concerns various questions regarding the assignment of grades to course work
Questions concerning publication over the internet, including online preprint services, electronic journals, white papers, etc.
Concerning the use of Google's search system for searching scholarly research, including maintaining individual profiles.
On identifying, evaluating suitability, or sharing a topic or focused direction for research.
non-national to the country or location of academic institution they may be studying in.
Pertaining to preventing, punishing, or handling the consequences of academic dishonesty in coursework or examinations. Also, defining what constitutes academic dishonesty. (For questions on dishonest…
On physical and psychological health issues affecting academics and researchers, including impact of illness on research output or grades, health-related side effects of the academic lifestyle, health…
On the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) test, a standardized exam that is required for admissions to many graduate schools in the United States.
On errors found after submission or publication in a book, paper, thesis, or other document, and erratum (written notice of errors and corrections) for them.
Questions concerning the language (e.g., English, French, German, Chinese) of academic publications, presentations, transcripts, or other documents. For questions on style, use 'writing-style' instead…
Questions about evaluating the current state of research on a topic by searching published material.
On acknowledging an individual, agency, or institution that contributed funding, criticism, encouragement, or other support to a thesis or manuscript.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers publishes around 30% of the world literature in the electrical and electronics engineering and computer science fields.
For questions about whether a piece of work is sufficient in significance, novelty, credibility, or scope to be publishable in an academic journal or conference.
On the Grade Point Average (GPA), a numerical measure of a student's performance over a semester or career. This tag may apply to questions on calculating the GPA, or on the impact of GPA on graduate …
Regarding the appropriate titles or post-nominal letters to use, given an individual's academic status.
Questions relating to websites. A website is a location connected to the Internet that maintains one or more web pages.
A student or trainee who works, sometimes without pay, in order to gain work experience or satisfy requirements for a qualification.
Questions about finding specific papers, books, etc. pertaining to a topic. This includes the use of online databases such as Google Scholar or PubMed to find relevant articles.
a set of methods to quantitatively analyze scientific and technological literature.
Regarding the duties, employment and work of research assistants.
Questions regarding making manuscripts available prior to their publication in a peer-reviewed source.
Questions pertaining to academic resources found on the World Wide Web
for questions on academia specifically applicable to students, researchers, and faculty in scientific disciplines.
On measuring or improving workflow, organization, learning, memory, etc. in an academic context.
On the use of an individual's name in academia, including but not necessarily limited to publishing. Do not use this tag for questions related to academic vocabulary and phrases; use 'terminology' ins…
Questions concerning computer code written or used in the context of a research project or other academic endeavour (including questions on licensing, ownership, sharing, distribution, and formatting …
[journal-workflow] concerns the workflow within journals after submission of a manuscript until its acceptance or rejection. Please click on “info” before asking a question.