Blogs

2015/11/18

It is important to be aware of the different types of literature that exist and the variety of publication types within each class. It is also important to honestly evaluate your work to determine what publication type is most appropriate for your study.

2015/10/18

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:

 

2015/09/08

Author awareness key in selecting reputable editing services

 

As Asia becomes a larger player in publishing research, the threat of unscrupulous companies looking to profit from this growth also increases.

2015/07/14

You’re not writing for yourself, you’re writing for your reader

 

Readers, without knowing it, expect information to appear in certain places throughout a text. Good writers consider these expectations when putting together a manuscript. Here, based on the classic article by Gopen and Swan, we’ll look at how you can use to address these expectations and improve the readability of your manuscript.

 

2015/06/29

Writing well involves a lot of practice, but one of the first ways to start improving your writing is through good grammar. This post deals with the commonly confused words, "which" and "that."

 

2015/03/25

These days, you can find just about anything and anyone on the internet. With more and more information being distributed via the web, diverse communities of users have developed to help share information through social media. But what about academics? Many publishing outlets have been quick to embrace social media but uptake by the larger academic community is still limited.