By Charlesworth Author Services on April 11, 2019

How to create an academic research conference poster

Academic posters are widely used within the research community to quickly and clearly provide a visual explanation of research methodology and findings to the viewer.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 31, 2019

Open Access Week 2019 Review

Thank you for joining the Charlesworth Author Services education team throughout Open Access Week 2019.   

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 24, 2019

Green Open Access or Gold Open Access? Which open access publishing model works best for you?

As this week is International Open Access Week 2019, the Charlesworth Author Services education team will participate in this year’s theme ‘Open for whom? Equity in open knowledge’.    

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 22, 2019

The most basic secret to successful academic paper writing: Structure

There is nothing magical about successfully writing and publishing academic papers.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 17, 2019

Use Charlesworth Author Services Statistical Review Service to make sure the statistical analyses in your articles are above suspicion

There are three kinds of lies: Lies, damned lies and statistics. Did you know that, often, the toughest papers for journal editors to process are those that contain statistical analyses? 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 09, 2019

How academics are assessed: Rewarding how we do research and not just where it gets published

All academic researchers currently want to see their research published in the best possible journals, which means those with the highest impact factors (IFs).

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By Charlesworth Author Services on April 10, 2019

Blinded by peer review? Many academic authors actually like this approach as it largely removes bias from the process

All academics want their publications to appear in internationally ranked and listed journals; ideally ones with a high impact factor (IF) ranking.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 03, 2019

Formatting doormatting: How much time (and money) do academics actually spend formatting their articles for journal submission?

We teach effective journal selection in our Charlesworth Author Services education workshops, including how to submit to a publisher to maximise your publication potential.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on October 01, 2019

Creating great academic papers: Enjoy writing and learn to engage your readers and editors

 Our goal as writers is to keep people interested and have fun!

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 23, 2019

A good tip to improve your English writing: Try to write for ten minutes a day

Try to write in English for just ten minutes each day!

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 20, 2019

Navigating peer review: Part 5 - How to respond to comments you disagree with in order to maximise your chances of acceptance

Our last blog of the week will reveal how to respond to comments you disagree with in order to maximise your chances of acceptance.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 19, 2019

Navigating peer review: Part 4 - How to respond to peer reviewer comments – Minor revisions

In today's Peer Review Week 2019 daily blog we discuss responding to minor comments received from a journal.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 18, 2019

Navigating peer review: Part 3 – How to respond to peer reviewer comments – Major revisions

Research articles submitted to journals are initially evaluated by an editor, or an editorial board member, in a process we call ‘editorial triage’.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 17, 2019

Navigating peer review: Part 2 - Sitting and waiting – What can you do? What should you do?

How long should you sit and wait after submission before checking with an editor about peer review? Our daily Peer Review Week 2019 blog addresses this issue.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 16, 2019

Navigating peer review: Part 1 - Making your initial submission

 

Our daily blog throughout Peer Review Week 2019 will help you successfully navigate the choppy waters of peer review as an early career author! Part 1: Making your initial submission

 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on June 09, 2019

Peer Review Week 2019: Navigate peer review with Charlesworth Author Services

Tune in to Charlesworth Author Services throughout Peer Review Week 2019 for daily updates! We are also hosting a live Twitter event on Wednesday 18th September at 1000 BST.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 30, 2019

Musings on, and considerations of, the benefits, likely advantages, and convenience of preparing academic articles for peer review with short, concise, and eye-catching titles: Some initial thoughts from our team

Want your article to be highly cited? A short, concise title is best.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on September 02, 2019

Managing rejection in academic publishing: The five stages of grief

Writing is a very creative process and so it’s normal to become emotionally invested in your work. How to manage rejection as an academic?

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By Charlesworth Author Services on August 26, 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 August 23, 2019

Self-citation: What is it and should you try to avoid doing it?

The Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) has highlighted the issue of extreme self-citation as one key form of citation manipulation that journals, editors, and publishers should address.

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