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Planning to publish your article via open access?

OA charges for many reputable journals are so high that keeps you from considering OA as the first choice. But if you dig deeper, you will find options that will not burn your wallet.

Predatory journals: They look like OA journals, but they are not

Predatory publishers look genuine, and it is easy for anyone to fall prey to them unless a thorough analysis is made. They take advantage of their similarity to open access journals and pose themselves as authentic. They are, however, wolves in disguise ready to prey on the gullible researcher.

A Practical Approach to Writing an Academic Paper

Writing an academic paper is a dreadful exercise for many researchers. Is there a way it can be made simple and, if possible, enjoyable? Our mind will fool us by suggesting that we should write the paper from the title to the references in that order: title, abstract, keywords, introduction, methodology, results, discussion, conclusions, and references – as they are presented in a scholarly publication.

Where to publish: subscription journals vs open access journals

As a researcher, how do you decide which publishing model is better, the subscription or OA model? To take an informed decision, you need to understand what they are and the pros and cons of each model. So, in this post, we will compare subscription and OA models and understand a bit more about their advantages and disadvantages.

Types of Journals based on Access

Academic journals can be classified based on access to the reader. While subscription journals expect the reader to pay for their content, open access journals are free for the reader.

Gray publishing: a greater threat to research

We know that predatory journals undermine the quality of research. But a lurking danger is gray publishing. What is it and why is it harmful to quality research?

Preparing your manuscript for submission

Navigating the peer review process is a pivotal juncture for authors seeking to publish their work in academic journals. Understanding the peer review process, adhering to journal guidelines, and crafting a well-structured manuscript are the foundational steps for smooth navigation during the peer review process.

Peer Review: A Quick Beginner’s Guide

This article is part of our special series in celebration of Peer Review Week, 24–29 September. The theme of this year is Peer Review and The Future of Publishing. Throughout this week, we’ll explore various aspects of the peer review process, from its fundamentals to emerging trends. We hope you find this series informative and valuable. Stay tuned for more insightful articles!

Types of abstracts

In this short article, we will review the two major classifications of abstracts based on their form and function.

Capture the essence of your research article through the abstract

The abstract of your research paper is your golden ticket to grab attention, save time, and make a lasting impact. So, give it the attention it deserves, and make it shine!

Predatory journals: They look like OA journals, but they are not

Predatory journals: They look like OA journals, but they are not

Predatory publishers look genuine, and it is easy for anyone to fall prey to them unless a thorough analysis is made. They take advantage of their similarity to open access journals and pose themselves as authentic. They are, however, wolves in disguise ready to prey on the gullible researcher.

read more
A Practical Approach to Writing an Academic Paper

A Practical Approach to Writing an Academic Paper

Writing an academic paper is a dreadful exercise for many researchers. Is there a way it can be made simple and, if possible, enjoyable? Our mind will fool us by suggesting that we should write the paper from the title to the references in that order: title, abstract, keywords, introduction, methodology, results, discussion, conclusions, and references – as they are presented in a scholarly publication.

read more
Where to publish: subscription journals vs open access journals

Where to publish: subscription journals vs open access journals

As a researcher, how do you decide which publishing model is better, the subscription or OA model? To take an informed decision, you need to understand what they are and the pros and cons of each model. So, in this post, we will compare subscription and OA models and understand a bit more about their advantages and disadvantages.

read more
Types of Journals based on Access

Types of Journals based on Access

Academic journals can be classified based on access to the reader. While subscription journals expect the reader to pay for their content, open access journals are free for the reader.

read more

Preparing your manuscript for submission

Navigating the peer review process is a pivotal juncture for authors seeking to publish their work in academic journals. Understanding the peer review process, adhering to journal guidelines, and crafting a well-structured manuscript are the foundational steps for smooth navigation during the peer review process.

read more
Peer Review: A Quick Beginner’s Guide

Peer Review: A Quick Beginner’s Guide

This article is part of our special series in celebration of Peer Review Week, 24–29 September. The theme of this year is Peer Review and The Future of Publishing. Throughout this week, we’ll explore various aspects of the peer review process, from its fundamentals to emerging trends. We hope you find this series informative and valuable. Stay tuned for more insightful articles!

read more
Types of abstracts

Types of abstracts

In this short article, we will review the two major classifications of abstracts based on their form and function.

read more

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