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RESEARCH SUPPORT

HOW TO GET PUBLISHED

01

A Good Manuscript

Investigate all candidate journals on elsevier.com to find out:

  • Aims and Scope

  • Accepted types of articles

  • Readership

  • Current hot topics by going through the abstracts of recent publications

...adheres to publication ethics

  • avoid plagiarism of others work

  • Avoid multiple publications of the same work, never submit your manuscript to more than one journal at a time

  • Cite and acknowledge others' work appropriately

  • Only list co-authors who made major contributions

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02

Article Structure

The main thing to remember with any research paper is that it is based on an hourglass structure. It begins with general information and undertaking a literature review, and becomes more specific as you nail down a research problem and hypothesis.

Finally, it again becomes more general as you try to apply your findings to the world at general.

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03

illustrations

Illustrations are critical because...

  • Figures and tables are the most efficient way to present results

  • Results are the driving force of the publication

  • Captions and legends must be detailed enough to make figures and tables self explanatory

  • No duplication of results described in text or other illustrations

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04

USE PROPER MANUSCRIPT LANGUAGE

Ask a native speaker or use a language editing service to improve your paper before you submit it.

Poor English makes it difficult for the editor and reviewers to understand your work and might lead to rejection of your paper.
Be alert to common errors:
       Sentence construction
       Incorrect tenses
       Inaccurate grammar
       Mixing languages​​​
English language should be used throughout the manuscript, including figures, charts, graphs and photos

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PUBLICATION DATABASES

ARE YOU READY TO SUBMIT?

Roughly 33% of all manuscripts are rejected before peer review. Make sure you revise before you submit. 
  • Do your findings advance understanding of a specific research field? 

  • Is your work of interest to a journals audience? 

  • Is your manuscript structured properly?

  • Are your conclusions justified by your results?

  • Are your references international/accessible enough?

  • Did you format your figures and tables properly?

  • Did you correct all grammatical and spelling mistakes? 

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