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Don’t lose track of future co-authors

Sometimes a paper takes its time to be born. It could be years before the last tricky analysis is done, or before you decide exactly how to interpret messy data. If summer undergraduates collected those data and participated enough in … Continue reading

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The scandal of the Research Works Act and for-huge-profit publishers like Elsevier

Review can be broken down into two general categories, first, the work done by professionals that evaluate papers, along with the editors who choose who evaluates, then make the final decision, and, second, the entities that choose the editors and provide the software for the reviewing process. The first category is generally performed by academic professionals who do not get extra pay for editorial and reviewing work, so we can say it is paid for by their universities and their research grants, whoever is paying their salaries. Continue reading

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