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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 11, 2016

Supplementary Data

Procedures for the submission and publication of supplementary data, or supplementary information (SI) may differ from publisher to publisher. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 07, 2019

Lessons from the journal editorial office: Can I make changes to a paper once it’s been submitted?

Is it possible to make changes to an article once it's been submitted to a journal? Not really. Authorship is also very hard to change.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 19, 2020

Effective communication during the manuscript submission process

Typically, academic authors tend to submit their articles to journals via online automated systems and then sit back and wait.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 17, 2020

Why format to a journal’s house style?

A journal’s ‘house style’ is the formatting of its published articles, such as the font size and style, headings used, reference style, etc.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 17, 2020

Why include a cover letter with your paper submission to your target journal?

The cover letter is a frequently overlooked part of submitting a paper to a journal for consideration. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 20, 2020

How do I accelerate my research publication process?

Getting your paper published can be a long and arduous process. You may not be able to control what the editors think or what the reviewers say; however, you can make sure that your paper is in great shape in order to help accelerate the publication process as much as possible.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 24, 2020

What do you do when an editor says your paper has English language and grammar issues?

Getting a response from a journal you have submitted your paper to can be a tense moment: the decision to accept, reject, or revise is a major step in the publication process. Much of the feedback received at this step will be about the scientific content of your paper.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 24, 2020

How to write a Presubmission inquiry to an academic journal

A presubmission inquiry is a quick and easy way to gauge the likelihood of your paper being sent out for review if you choose to make a formal submission to an academic journal. 

 
 
 
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By Charlesworth Author Services on February 09, 2020

How to format a manuscript for submission to an academic journal

Before submitting your manuscript to an academic journal, it is important to format it according to the journal’s guidelines, which can cover anything from the font style used to the sections that should be included in the paper. Formatting a manuscript can be a detailed, time-consuming process, but there a several advantages to submitting a properly formatted manuscript.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 09, 2020

The Importance of the Cover Letter for Journal Submissions

Despite the prevalence of online submission systems for articles, the covering letter provides an additional means to tell the journal and its editors why they should consider your article. This is particularly important because the initial editor screening your paper, who is deciding if it warrants peer review, may not necessarily be an expert in your particular specialism. It is therefore essential that you provide a concise summary of what your research adds, and how it will contribute to the journal, in your covering letter. This is especially relevant to highly technical or niche papers.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on March 16, 2021

What to pay attention to when submitting your article

Now you have written your article, received feedback from colleagues, and carried out editing, it is almost ready for submission. However, there are still several important factors to consider ahead of submission. In this article we will cover several key things you need to do and check.

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