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Paper Suggestion/Recommendation Tools
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The low-tech way will be to check in google scholar who cites each of your papers. You list will be ranked by citations number, so you can immediately see which paper is more important.

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How should I reference my own previous work in a talk to a general audience?
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If the list of authors is short, just write all of them: For example: Lagrange, Cauchy and Carnot, 1800, Journal of Mathematics You may want to put your own name in bold. If there are many authors, ...

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Should my supervisor acknowledge me in his recent paper?
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What deserves acknowledgment and what does not is vague. It completely depends on the author(s). In my view, what you did definitely deserves at least acknowledgment. Maybe they decided that because ...

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Is it OK to change my research tools/methods completely after/at the end of my PhD?
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I am not from CS field, but in general if you are using different tools to address the same / similar research problem, then this should be more than in OK. Even if you think about how you present a ...

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Paper status changed from under review to Awaiting Decision
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It depends. If you know that in this journal (and you discipline) the papers are typically reviewed fast (e.g., one month), then it indeed likely that your paper is already after peer-review. In ...

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Withdrawing from project I am helping in
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What you describe is indeed can be potentially annoying. I agree. The main likely reason for that is that you and your colleagues might had from the beginning different expectations. You think that ...

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I am unable to reach one of my faculty member through email, phone call or even in person, what may I do?
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Here are some ideas (from high to low priority / potential efficacy ): Explain administrative stuff of the faculty your situation and ask for help. Maybe they know that he/she is abroad and will come ...

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Reviewer comments are in complete contrast about research article
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Your case is not unprecedented. This might happen. I think there are two options: 1) The editor knows that if you prepare a careful rebuttal / revision of the paper, this might potentially convince ...

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How long can you give job talks on your thesis-book project?
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I do not know how it in humanities, but in general the idea is that in job-talk you present the solid work that you have already done and preferably published. Put it simple: you should present the ...

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Double affiliation: is it understood as simultaneous part-time in each of them?
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There are various options for double-affiliation. I think, the part-time is the least frequent in my view. I would say that probably the most frequent one is when a researcher moves from one ...

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Citation in thesis
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In general, in papers, it is commonly done this way: you refer to an author and then describe in your own words. Bust such description is usually no more than 1-2 sentences. Here, you have a full ...

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Should paper reviews be signed?
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I do not think the "should" word is appropriate here. Each reviewer decides whether he/she wants to sign it or not. Most reviews today are anonymous. I think it is considered sort of default by the ...

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Why is Google Scholar popular in some fields but not in others?
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"Time to market" of the paper (e.g., shorter review time) as Keelan noted might be a reason. It might be also related to what is indexed by google scholar vs. more official indexes. (see link below)....

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Why we don't mention the names of reviewers?
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The general idea behind anonymity of a review is that the reviewer can write his/her opinion without being concerned that that the author is offended (and will potentially revenge in some way). ...

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What makes a good reference letter for a junior faculty position
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You can google and find plenty examples and tips: https://www.google.com/search?q=writing+recommendation+letter+faculty+position In general, a good recommendation letter, regardless whether it is ...

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Elsevier Journal waiting time after review process
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I have no idea about PHYSICA A (I am from another field). You may try to write to Elsvier Support: https://service.elsevier.com/app/contact/supporthub/publishing/ Maybe they can somehow push the ...

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Following up on an email to a potential adviser for feedback on research proposal?
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I agree with jvriesem. You can contact other professors, especially given that you did not receive any answer from the first professor. There are plenty of reasons why the first professor ultimately ...

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Should I mention in my statement of purpose that I am applying because of my girlfriend
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I agree with Buffy. Put it other way around: there are people with whom you compete. Do you think the university should prefer person 1 over person 2 only because his/her has non-academic relationship ...

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Short references in bibliography
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Practically, no one copy & paste citations they way you try doing. There are programs like Endnote or Mendeley that are used for citation formatting. Each journal has its own citation formatting, ...

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Quoting advice from others in a paper
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If the paper has been already accepted, I am not sure that you are even allowed to add co-authors at this stage. So, the only option that you have is to mention his/her contribution in the ...

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What if someone else published an article on the same topic as my accepted unpublished article
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But your paper was both submitted and accepted before the second paper. So, anyway, I think, you have the priority. Once the paper was accepted I think you have no reasons to worry. Something really ...

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Cover letter v/s statement of research interests
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Statement of research interest seems to deal specifically with you potential future research. Though, you can obviously base your future project describing your proved past record. The cover letter ...

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Review-only supplemental material
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Technically, there is obviously no problem. In the paper, you provide a link to your server that will be accessible only by reviewers. After review, you block the link. You may explain in the paper, ...

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Paper submitted with repeated sentences in the introduction
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I would not worry too much in your place. Reviewers do not like non-proofed papers and it indeed can irritate them. To some extent, this might be because for English-native reader the non-proofed text ...

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Out of school for ten years and letters of recommendation for PhD programs
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From what you say it is not clear how your current job is related to the PhD you plan to study. But in general, excellent recommendation letter from your working place might be a good complement to ...

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The status of "Editor assigned" did not change for 4 weeks
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Usually, "editor assigned" means that the paper has no not been yet sent to the review. Once is sent to review you usually have "under review". When the paper was reviewed at the first round, did you ...

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My PhD advisor is writing most of an article without considering some of my inputs
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If you have good relationship with the advisor this is probably the most important thing. Make you best to preserve this asset! The concerns that you describe indeed seem like issues related to the ...

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Affiliation for publication
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I think it is a common practice as your affiliation you use the one that you had during performing the work. This is especially true when you do not have new affiliation. For example, a PhD student ...

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Lack of passion from the beginning of my PhD
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I think you should try to answer clearly to yourself what is the source of your problem. Is it a project per se? Or this is a non-supportive supervisor? Or you became less excited with the field of ...

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Editor invited after accept minor revisions required
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To wait and not to worry. Editor might be busy to handle your submission. You might expect that since it is a minor revision, then it will be accepted almost immediately. Sometimes it is indeed the ...

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