Journal Selection

Help the research community identify trusted journals

 

The cross-industry initiative Think Check Submit lists questions that researchers can ask when navigating journal websites in order to identify trustworthy peer-reviewed journals. The checklists are useful for not only researchers but all stakeholders, including institutions, funders, and peer reviewers. The Think Check Submit team now want to hear from you from now to 28 September 2018, in a 10-minute online survey, so as to further improve its worldwide campaign. 

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New year, new resolutions ...but beware of fake journals and meetings

 

Each new year brings new resolutions, and for researchers this may mean a vow to learn more skills, attend more conferences, or finish writing up a manuscript for publication in a peer-reviewed journal. While your intentions are good, those of others may not be and there are companies that prey on early-career researchers, using spam email and websites to lure and cheat them. Make sure you trust the sources of any offers and websites, and check with your colleagues and supervisor(s). Train your critical thinking skills and ask some key questions.

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Choose only trusted academic author services and publishers

 

A year ago, I was invited to give a presentation on author services at a publishing workshop of the International Association of STM Publishers, in Hong Kong. A year later, I am back in Hong Kong to give a talk to postgraduate research students and early-career researchers at The University of Hong Kong about ethical peer review and publishing, and to warn them against scam publishers and companies offering fake peer review. Editorial and publication support services for researchers and academic authors are now abundant, so how do you know they are trustworthy?

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Peer review is an essential skill for all researchers

 

On this last day of Peer Review Week (11-17 September 2017), Dr Trevor Lane gives a wrap-up of events and activities of the week, and answers some of the questions that were asked by attendees at the two Edanz Group webinars (11 and 13 September) on how to perform a journal peer review.

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Where should you publish your research?

 

The Internet brings so many choices for where and how to publish. The many tools to prepare, get feedback, archive, submit, and publicize your research are multiplying at high speed. Dr Trevor Lane gives guidance on making an informed decision amid an increasingly crowded field of publication venues.

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Helping you join the international research community

 

By learning how to effectively communicate your research findings at conferences and in research manuscripts, you will increase your chances of becoming an active member of the international academic and research community.

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Helping researchers navigate the publishing process

 

Thanks to the new Edanz Academy webpage, now everyone has the chance to preview what is taught in Edanz Author Success writing workshops.

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New blog on research publishing

 

On behalf of Edanz Group, I would like to welcome you to this first post of the new Edanz Academy Blog!

I hope you find this new blog useful as a source of information, advice, and tips for publishing your research findings, communicating your research to the world, and enhancing your professional skills and career. This blog complements the new Edanz Academy webpage, which provides free eductional and online tools (Edanz Author Academy, Edanz Author Path, and Edanz Journal Selector) to help you on your path to publication success.

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