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153 votes

Is it ok to upload joke papers to arXiv?

70 votes

Why would an author forward my inquiry about a paper to all its other authors?

69 votes
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If I rederived a result (oblivious that it already existed), should I cite the original paper?

40 votes
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Is it acceptable to ask for the original bibtex file of a paper?

34 votes

Is it considered cheating if I purchase an essay but then don't use it?

33 votes
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Choosing my name as an author when publishing a scientific paper, can I use my "unofficial" first name?

29 votes

Should I accept an invitation to give a talk on dated work?

26 votes
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Should a reviewer critique language and text copy-paste issues?

23 votes
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Paper with lots of Greek letters

22 votes
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Having the knowledge of a graduate student but not having the degree requirements for graduate school?

20 votes
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Is it possible to publish a deceased relative's unpublished work with them as the author?

19 votes
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How to respond a reviewer's reply when he is asking about much more to be discussed?

18 votes

Is it okay to list a PhD student as corresponding author?

17 votes
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Why do some arXiv preprints have increased line spacing?

16 votes

Should I reward points for an incorrect answer if it is the result of misinformation presented in a TA's office hours?

13 votes

How to neutralize an Ivy League obsession?

13 votes

Should I contact an editor at the journal that rejected my paper, to ask for feedback?

11 votes

Licence that converts to GPL after publication but is copyrighted prior to publication

11 votes
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Public dataset without license: what is allowed?

10 votes

Any suggestions to create and maintain a good research atmosphere

8 votes
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How common are PhD interviews in the U.S.?

8 votes

Where to include contact details in math paper

7 votes

Prolonging a PhD to improve research CV, is this good ?

7 votes

Should I use recommendation letter from young professor I worked with or well-known professor I met in class?

7 votes

How should I address a PI at the holiday party tonight?

7 votes
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Am I allowed to share a final copy of my published paper privately?

6 votes

Roadmap for getting into a US graduate program in physics as an international student

6 votes

When to answer and when not to answer a brief e-mail from a busy academic?

6 votes

Is it usual for finished PhD students to send out physical copies of their thesis to unknown persons?

6 votes

Are there any mobile application for conference attendees?