Tag Archives: Journals

You are not reading enough! Take a hierarchical approach

I hope by now you have subscribed to a bunch of topics using Google Scholar, including any citations to your own work. This will keep you informed on topics closest to you, even if you don’t read the papers through. … Continue reading

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A sting on bogus publishers! Watch out!

Do you get invitations to publish nearly every day? Are most of the places inappropriate and unheard of? How do you sort it out? If you think this is not a big problem, just look at a news report on … Continue reading

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Why you shouldn’t say “data not shown” or “personal communication”

What makes something science is not so much the subject matter as the process. Scientific information is obtained by clear methods that others should be able to repeat. It is above all based on evidence. There are lots of different … Continue reading

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