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Tips to Write a Good Rebuttal Letter

A well-drafted rebuttal letter helps convince referees and editors that your paper is good and that it could be reconsidered for publication. Often, it is your last opportunity to…

Common Types of Plagiarism

Plagiarism, or passing someone else’s work as your own, is not a new phenomenon in research. It has gained greater attention with the advent of technology that has made it easier…

Results vs Discussion

An original research article typically comprises the following: Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion (IMRAD). However, guidelines may differ across journals. Some…

Academic CV Checklist

Your CV is the first step towards your academic "dream job." Your CV should showcase. both your academic and professional achievements in depth. Including your…

Top 10 Handy E-Tools for Researchers

As a researcher, are you busy meeting deadlines, multi-tasking, updating yourself with advances in your field, networking with peers, and bogged down with dozens of other related…

Tips for Handling Galley Proofs

Reviewing “galley proof” involves the final proofreading of accepted manuscripts by authors prior to journal publication. Scrutinizing galley proofs carefully ensures error-free…