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Two simple practices to improve the quality of biomedical research and authorship.

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(English) Is there a Chinese version of ResearchGate to publish their journals/papers in English?

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Two simple practices to improve the quality of biomedical research and authorship.

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(English) What are some rules or guidelines for writing academic essays and research papers?

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(English) What is a good way to write the abstract of a research paper?

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Avoiding submission to a fake journal

An article recently published in Science Magazine adds another aspect to the list of factors to be considered when selecting the target journal for your precious manuscript. The article “How to hijack a journal” by John Bohannon outlines the latest scam to hit the scientific publishing field. Bohannon explains how fraudsters have now progressed from building copycat websites with minor differences in the website address, to “snatching entire Web addresses, known as Internet domains, right out from under academic publishers, erecting fake versions of their sites, and hijacking their journals, along with their Web traffic.” Unsuspecting authors could log in, submit, and even pay the article processing fees without any realization. Bohannon explains that so far, journals hit “are careless about website administration and security”, and the article provides a list of 24 hijacked journal domains some of which are even indexed in Thomas Reuters’ Web of Science. Out of these 24 hijacked domains, Bohannon identified 阅读更多

How important is your abstract?

Except for the title, the abstract is the most widely read part of your manuscript, and therefore must be both effective and attractive. Your abstract must provide a coherent, concise, and convincing summary of your research objective, methodology, results, and conclusions.

For readers and researchers, the abstract acts as a selection tool. Most abstracts are freely available online, and a busy researcher will quickly scan through many abstracts to decide which articles to continue reading in depth.

Journal editors are looking for 阅读更多