By Charlesworth Author Services on 20 August, 2019

Why a well-written, effective ‘response to reviews’ document is important when submitting your paper to a journal

This article explains how to write an effective response to reviews letter or document for a revision decision on your manuscript.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 23 August, 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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By Charlesworth Author Services on 28 August, 2019

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

In the era of open access publishing, how to sort good journals from pure predators deserves a closer look.

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By The Charlesworth Group on 29 August, 2019

IFIS selects The Charlesworth Group WeChat Account Management Service

The Charlesworth Group is delighted to announce that IFIS have selected the Charlesworth WeChat Account Management Service.    

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 03 September, 2019

Prepare for success in your next academic interview

Learn to manage an academic job interview to your advantage and maximise your chances of success.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 05 September, 2019

Should you perform ghost peer review for someone else, such as an advisor or a senior colleague?

Is getting someone else to write peer reviews for you unethical? This article discusses the practice of ghost peer review.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 07 September, 2019

Are you confused about peer review? It’s normal: Lots of early career researchers are in the same boat

Early career researchers (ECRs) are typically unsure how to deal with peer review. Our resources and training can help.

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By The Charlesworth Group on 09 September, 2019

The Charlesworth Group expands its Senior Management Team

The Charlesworth Group expands and strengthens its Senior Management team with the appointment of Jason De Boer and Yuchong Zhang. Jason joins as Business Development Director for Charlesworth Author Services and Yuchong takes up the newly created role of Sales Director for China. 

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 10 September, 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 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 The Charlesworth Group on 16 September, 2019

Charlesworth @ Ophthalmology Therapy Conference, Tsinghua University, Beijing

Charlesworth Knowledge training workshops in Beijing: Ophthalmology Therapy Conference, Tsinghua University

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 17 September, 2019

Navigating peer review: 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? This article addresses this issue.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 19 September, 2019

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

This article explains major revisions following peer review and how you can navigate them.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 19 September, 2019

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

This article explains how to respond to minor comments received from a journal after peer review.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 20 September, 2019

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

This article explains how to respond to peer review comments you disagree with in order to maximise your chances of acceptance.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 23 September, 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 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 October, 2019

Authorship, and the role of the ‘corresponding author’

It is important to acknowledge the people involved in compiling and writing your research. Many journals now require authors to acknowledge not only the authors who were involved in writing up the research, but also any individuals who contributed to the research in some way. These are know as authorship and contributorship

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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By Charlesworth Author Services on 24 October, 2019

Deciding between the gold open access and the green open access publishing models

Many ECRs ask: What’s the difference between green and gold OA publishing? This article explains the difference between the two popular open access models.

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By Charlesworth Author Services on 04 November, 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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