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A Clear Sense Of Purpose
Many of your choices will be influenced and often governed by your purpose in writing the research paper. If it is expected as part of you program, for example, you may be willing to submit to an Open Access journal (many of which claim to have higher acceptance rates) if you can afford the article-processing fee (APF). One word of caution, since many of such journals have earned the evaluation as being  ‘predatory’ – very high APF’s and in some cases you’re paper is never published – check the website of Jeffrey Beall, a librarian at the University of Colorado Denver.

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Thanks But No Thanks
As a new researcher, eager to build a track record and climb the academic rank ladder, the receipt of a formal rejection notice from an academic journal can be devastating. You look back on all the hours you put into writing, editing and formatting the article and immediately dismiss them as a complete waste of time. You then start planning how to notify your colleagues and begin looking for job opportunities on the most remote research stations on the planet.

Alternatively, you may subscribe to the more aggressive model of: “the best defense is a good offense,” and dismiss the journal reviewers as uneducated philistines who simply did not recognize the genius of your work.

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The Gold Standard Of Anonymity
The anonymity of the peer review process has always been regarded as a key tenet of the quality and integrity of academic publishing. The freedom to comment openly and without fear of retribution, it is argued, frees reviewers from the potential bias of peer pressure and limits the extent to which ego can directly impact the feedback being given. The review, after all, should be about the research, not the reviewer, and a review environment in which participants can converse with candor, benefits everyone.

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What Is An Acceptance Rate?
When researchers are looking to select a journal to which they intend to submit their paper for publication, they will typically evaluate a short-list of potential candidates based on the impact factor, which is an external assessment based on the perceived quality of the research content of each journal as indicated by the number of citations of the papers published in each journal.

Journal editors and editorial boards will also track an internal measure of the acceptance or rejection rates of the papers submitted over one year.

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07 November 2014  |  Posted in Journal requirements, Research Integrity  |  Comment on this post »

It is widely held in the field of scientific research that too many articles are being published: that many research papers are cranked out mainly to pad their author’s resumes, who focus on quantity, not quality. While no doubt this has always been true, there is some evidence that the problem is getting worse. According to a recent study the growth rate in scientific publications was 2–3% per year in the period 1919-1939, but has now reached a growth rate of 8–9%. The current rate corresponds to more than doubling the number of scientific publications every ten years, which does seem a lot higher than the increase in the number of scientists doing research.

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