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103 votes
4 answers
21k views

A famous scholar sent me an unpublished draft of hers. Then she died. I think her work should be published. What should I do?

37 votes
2 answers
5k views

What do you do if you have developments on your paper during the long peer review process?

33 votes
7 answers
12k views

Reviewer wants me to do massive amount of work, the result would be a different article. Should I tell that to the editor?

31 votes
7 answers
7k views

Anonymous reviewer disclosed his identity. Should I thank him by name?

23 votes
3 answers
5k views

Is it acceptable to say that a reviewer's concern is not going to be addressed because then the paper would be too long?

15 votes
4 answers
4k views

When you are doing a second round review, do you read other reviewers' comments? Why?

5 votes
2 answers
2k views

Should I answer a revise decision saying that I will?

4 votes
1 answer
330 views

Should I order open access if I've got the money? [closed]

3 votes
1 answer
526 views

What is the best way to provide an erratum to the public until the journal publishes it, or if it does not?

3 votes
1 answer
190 views

Are wordcount limits only for first submission, or also for revised submissions?

2 votes
1 answer
198 views

Could a teacher or the university be legally liable in this situation? In which countries? [closed]

2 votes
2 answers
756 views

How can I convince my students to speak louder?

1 vote
1 answer
119 views

What is the most effective way to publish as much of your PhD thesis as you can?

1 vote
3 answers
274 views

Journal copy-editors: why is their work productive?

1 vote
2 answers
196 views

What does 'to mark' mean in the UK?

1 vote
1 answer
119 views

How should I refer to myself (single author) when addressing reviewers comments?

1 vote
2 answers
151 views

What is Springer's “version of record”?

1 vote
1 answer
379 views

Should I refer to the line numbers in the PDF generated by the submission system?

0 votes
2 answers
264 views

Is it safe to use up all the words available in a word count limit when submitting a journal article?

0 votes
0 answers
70 views

"Editor Assigned" for 12 days after acceptance. Is this normal? If so, how long can this step take? When can I expect the proofs?

0 votes
3 answers
562 views

Can I use paragraphs from an already published article in a new article?

0 votes
1 answer
166 views

Is it "inappropriate" to write in a manuscript "this problem is unsolved, though arguably progress has been made" and then reference your own work?

0 votes
1 answer
135 views

Should I address an EiC by his given name after he undersigned an email with it?

0 votes
1 answer
236 views

Should I publish in a second rate journal published by a maybe disreputable publisher?

-1 votes
1 answer
530 views

What is a stipendiary research fellowship?

-1 votes
2 answers
126 views

I read online that one should wait at least 1.5 months before submitting a revised article. Is this advisable? [closed]