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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 17, 2021

How to choose an appropriate Journal for publishing

Choosing the appropriate journal for your paper is a very important step and worth your time and effort. If you submit your article to a journal that is not a good fit it will likely be sent back to you and often without any peer review.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 02, 2020

Tips for Identifying (and hopefully avoiding) Predatory Journals

All academic authors want to get their papers written up and published as quickly as possible and, hopefully, in the best journals possible. We also want to pay as little as possible for the privilege of seeing our work appear in a leading international journal with a high impact factor (IF).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 01, 2020

What is SCI and the Impact Factor?

The Science Citation Index (now the Science Citation Index Expanded, or SCIE) is one of the core databases included in the products Web of Knowledge and Web of Science, owned by Clarivate. This was formerly owned by Thomson Reuters, who were acquired by Clarivate in 2016.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on July 08, 2020

What are preprint servers, and why should I use them?

Preprint servers are online archives of papers that have not yet been subjected to peer review. Most preprint servers enable researchers to upload draft versions of a manuscript prior to submitting it to a more traditional peer-reviewed journal. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 17, 2020

How do I select the best Journal for my research?

Selecting a journal to submit your newly written research paper to can seem like an overwhelming decision – but it doesn’t have to be! In this blog post, we will talk about a variety of factors that may influence your journal selection, so that you can feel more confident about your decision.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 03, 2020

How to target your research at high impact journals

In academic publishing, ‘aiming high’ means selecting a target journal with the best possible impact factor.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on January 28, 2020

What are preprints and preprint servers for research papers?

A preprint is a research article draft completed prior to publication that is then publicly shared by the author(s) prior to, or after, formal journal-controlled peer-review, but before publication. Preprints are documents that are often not typeset or built into online content.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 28, 2019

Predatory publishing: Can you tell which ‘fee charging’ academic journals are reputable?

How to sort good journals from pure predators deserves a closer look.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on July 03, 2019

Mirror, mirror, on the wall, which is the best journal of them all?

Selecting a target journal for research work is one of the toughest initial steps of the publishing process. Our journal selection service can help.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on December 21, 2018

The thorny issue of journal selection: Aim high, but choose appropriately

A new survey, just published, that was performed by the Think. Check. Submit. initiative has revealed a deep level of demand from both academics and librarians for guidance about where to publish research. The survey results also reveal a strong demand and need for additional educational resources.

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