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Journal Publication Process

I submitted a manuscript to the journal "Chinese Society of Mechanical Engineers (CSME)" in September 2016. The status is "Under Review" till date. I wrote several emails to the editor inquiring about the status of my paper. But there is no response. In April-2017, I lost patience and I wrote to the...Read more
Hello, I need a free publishing medical biochemistry or nutrition journal indexed by Scopus with maximum acceptance time of 4 weeks. ...Read more
I submitted an image to a medical journal last week, and the status of my manuscript has been "With editor" for a week. What does it mean? Does it mean it hasn't been reviewed yet? What is the normal time period of  the "With editor" status? ...Read more
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Manuscript Preparation

How is the title "Contribution of the self employment towards the economic growth of the nation"? ...Read more
Usually it is boring for readers to read a long background of the study. What are the essential elements that I should include to make it captivating for the reader? ...Read more
I don't want to say my research paper is about TCU and becoming a police officer.  ...Read more
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The department has been assigned to facilitate a seminar/workshop on international publication. I found the content of Editage Insights simple but extremely helpful in the preparation of manuscript for international publication. I want to share the knowledge I get from your team by using some of the...Read more
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