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By Charlesworth Author Services on 11 August, 2016

Why some journals ask authors to suggest reviewers

With scientific research becoming increasingly specialized, it can be difficult for journals to find experts to carry out peer review. Asking authors to suggest their own reviewers can therefore be mutually beneficial: journals save time and resources searching for an appropriate reviewer, and the author can support this process by providing contacts from their network.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 11 September, 2016

Submitting Supplementary Data with your manuscript

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 16 September, 2019

Navigating peer review: Making your initial submission

Part of a series on navigating peer review, this article explains different aspects of making your initial submission.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 07 October, 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 17 January, 2020

Formatting a manuscript for journal submission: Importance of the 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. The house style can also dictate aspects of the paper such as word limits (for the entire paper or specific sections), as well as the number of figures and graphs that can be included and the file formats of these display elements.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 09 February, 2020

Formatting a manuscript for journal submission: Following Journal Guidelines

Before submitting your manuscript to an academic journal, it is important to format it according to the journal’s guidelines. This article discusses things to do before you begin the actual formatting.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 19 February, 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 17 June, 2020

Writing a Cover Letter to get your article noticed by the Journal Editor

A cover letter is a brief letter that accompanies your submission to a journal, and gives you the opportunity to communicate directly with the journal’s editor. This article discusses how journal editors view cover letters, and therefore, how you can write a cover letter to get your submission noticed by the editor.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 20 August, 2020

10 tips to help you accelerate your research publication process

Getting your paper published can be a long and arduous process. However, you can make sure that your paper is in great shape in order to help accelerate the publication process as much as possible. Here, we will be discussing a number of steps that you can take to ensure that your submission is received well and moves through the review process smoothly.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 24 August, 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 24 August, 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 09 October, 2020

How to write a Cover Letter for submission

The cover letter provides an additional means to tell the journal and its editors why they should consider your article. 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 cover letter. This article provides tips on writing an effective cover letter along with a template.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 05 March, 2021

Bitesize Webinar: How to write and structure your academic article for publication: Module 11: Know when your article is ready for submission

Module 11 will help you decide when your article is ready to submit. It provides tips and checklists for writing a Cover Letter, and instructs you on common mistakes that you need to avoid.

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 16 March, 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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By Charlesworth Author Services on 26 October, 2021

Hindawi Partnership Webinar: How Can Researchers Increase Their Chances of Publication?

Experts with Hindawi share suggestions on how research authors can increase their chances of publication.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 10 November, 2021

From writing to submission: Checklist for writing and submitting a quality scientific article

Many necessary elements go into the creation and composition of quality scientific articles. Here is an expanded checklist with 15 actionable items that will help you submit a quality article to your target journal.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 12 January, 2022

Understanding and following the Information for Authors (Author Guidelines)

A hidden key to success in academic publishing is learning how to understand and follow a journal’s Information for Authors (IFA). This article offers you a handful of very practical tips about following your target journal’s IFA.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 12 January, 2022

Avoiding Common Mistakes that lead to Journal Rejection

Researching and then writing and submitting your research papers present a challenge at every turn. This article discusses common mistakes, collected into a few categories, which quickly lead to a manuscript’s rejection.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 08 February, 2022

WEBINAR: Avoiding Journal Rejection

This webinar, in the form of a panel discussion, provides insights and tips for avoiding article rejection by a journal.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 07 March, 2022

WEBINAR: Strategies for Getting Published in High-Impact Journals

In this webinar, hear our expert panel share strategies on how you can get published in high-impact journals.

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