Which of the following is/are correct in scientific writing?
- The replies which came from five students were transcribed and translated.
- The replies that came from five students were transcribed and translated.
- The replies, which came from five students were transcribed and translated.
- The replies, which came from five students, were transcribed and translated.
Okay, so you’ve spent weeks, months, years (or even a lifetime!) on your research, submitted it to the leading journals in your field, finally been accepted and published in the journal of your dreams; that’s you done, right? Wrong. Now is the time to promote your hard work and ground-breaking findings, and let others know that your article exists. Promoting your article increases your presence and raises your profile within the academic community, as well as ensuring that your findings are out there and known about.
With so many journals to choose from, you need to be confident that the journal you submit to is a reputable journal in the field. How can you do this?
There are lists available online that can help you determine which journals are reputable (e.g., those from DOAJ or Scholarly Open Access), but learning how to carefully evaluate each journal yourself is the best way to ensure that the journal you choose is the best one for your manuscript.
There are a number of factors you should consider:
As more journals start to take advantage of the benefits of the online format, this has follow on effects for authors and their submissions. Online publication allows manuscripts to be more visual and interactive and editors are using those features to help attract more readers. One of the increasingly common features editors are adopting in this style is the graphical abstract.