Academic writing conveys clear and accurate information, and to this end, places a high premium on well-constructed, carefully thought-out content. Alas! Many a time, these hallowed features lead academic sentences to becoming lengthy and convoluted, making the text hard to read. In this article, let’s look at some tips that will help you maintain an appropriate length of your sentence so that you can communicate your message or idea more effectively to the reader, which otherwise is hard to achieve, in a lengthy sentence in which the readers have to go through chains of words and ideas without a break or a pause and so find it harder to process all the information and keep in mind what the original message or overall objective was when they started reading the sentence and where all this information is leading to!… Continue Reading
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Proofreading appears again in scene as an indispensable procedure to achieve quality. Since statistical errors and data analysis mistakes make it impossible to reproduce a considerable number of researches each year, some journals have decided to focus more on statistical analysis proofreading. This more exhaustive scrutiny is no more than a way of giving statistical analysis the importance it deserves in the academic and scientific publishing field.
Focus on quality
Despite the fact that professional scientists and researchers are supposed to know how to analyze data, it is important to consider that the possibility of making human mistakes exists at every research stage.
The fact that scholarly journals have become such a big business in the so called Information Age is still an irony for plenty of us. Nowadays, when the Internet must have reduced the costs and efforts of sharing knowledge, some publisher companies rise as giants, selling content for a high price that few can afford.
Often considered disloyal competition, this business has obvious effects on researchers. Many don’t have access to sources, while only wealthy universities and research centers can afford it. Therefore, scholarly journals’ publishers are sometimes pointed to be enemies of the evolution of science and development.… Continue Reading