Start planning and drafting your research article today with a free online learning model which enables authors to create an article from scratch by following user-friendly cues that walk them through the IMRAD process of scientific writing. This new tool is designed for to help authors quickly prepare their research manuscript and become better writers of scientific literature.
Aspiring scholars rightly recognize publication of their first peer-reviewed paper as a critical career milestone. It signals active engagement with the discourse in a field and contribution to the body of knowledge. This article provides information about some common issues and guidance about how to best approach them to engender a positive experience.
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While the work of academic scientists comprises an important portion of the scientific literature, it is imperative that the work of those in the practice community contributes to that literature if effective policies and practices are to be identified and implemented.
Traditionally the province of rogue individuals, academic misconduct has entered a new era in which third parties are exploiting submission loopholes to manipulate the peer review process. Consequently, authors should be aware that not all editorial service providers operate within the bounds of accepted ethical standards. In reaction, the editorial services industry is launching a new initiative to institute operational guidelines for editorial service providers.