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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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!
In this short article, we will review the two major classifications of abstracts based on their form and function.
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!
A professional copyeditor can help bring 4Cs to your manuscript: correctness, consistency, clarity, and coherence.
Three-Day Workshop on Research Publication & Ethics for Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology
We recently conducted a three-day workshop on aspects of academic publishing for the PhD scholars of Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (SIST), Chennai.