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Industry Hot Topics

My paper was published in a new journal, but it is rarely searched since I do not have a DOI and I am not registered in Google Scholar. On ReserchGate, there are options to post full text articles or questions, but I’m not sure if I can post the pdf link to my paper. Is there any good way to get my...Read more
Is it acceptable for the supervisor to be one of the examiners for doctoral thesis? Usually the examiners have a right to vote to make the final judgment, but could a supervisor be given such a right too? If there are countries which adopt such a system, can you please mention some? ...Read more
I would like to create an academic journal and have it indexed with ISI among others. Any resources to help me accomplish my goal? ...Read more
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Journal Publication Process

I'm starting to write the background and I don't know where exactly should I start? ...Read more
Can a faculty member include his name on the student research published online because the former funded the paper publication? As the Research Head, part of my function is to check and receive papers written by the students at the end of every semester. I review them and select those that are publishable....Read more
I have submitted a manuscript to a journal. The status is showing 'Decision Reverted' after the second minor revision since the last 20 days. What is the meaning of this status? ...Read more
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Manuscript Preparation

Did you know that most comma errors you make in while writing your research paper could be easily avoided? This infographic shows the top six comma errors authors frequently make while writing research papers. As a bonus, we've also added a bunch of research-related examples to help you understand how...Read more
In writing a research paper, you mention, or cite, papers written by other researchers. For example, instead of describing in detail the method you used, you simply provide a reference to a paper that offers the required description in detail; when you make a claim, you need to support it by citing publications....Read more
How do I write a problem statement for my thesis? The topic is “Influence of poverty on moral development.” ...Read more
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Quick Tips

It's almost time for us all to welcome in the year 2018. As we approach the end of the year, most of us tend to reflect on the bygone year and mull over whether we've managed to accomplish all that we had set out to achieve. As a researcher, you are forced to multitask constantly and deal with different...Watch the video
With the evolving nature of the scholarly landscape, researchers now have access to many different tools to manage different aspects and stages of their workflow and communication. This article gives you an overview of a few tools that can help you with project management and data sharing. ...Read more
As part of the four-year anniversary of Editage Insights, we would like you to join us as we take a look back at the fabulous journey so far. We want to share with you our successes and tell you what kept us busy over the last four years. This infographic will give you a look at the resources we have...Read more
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