Publishing Guides

A collection of blog posts that will help you with preparing your paper for publication. From choosing your journal to writing yoru cover letter, and everything in between. 

Seventy percent (70%) of all papers submitted to a high impact academic journal get rejected without peer-review. Find out why and what you can do to avoid it. 

A rapid and timely publication process can speed up the distribution of findings, lower the chances of being scooped, and allow you to focus on the next project. Whether you are currently experimenting with or are in the middle of writing, the following tips may help you increase your publication speed:

Writing an original journal article can be a complicated process if you are new to publishing. It is imperative that academics and scientists who wish to publish their work know how to write a research article. 

After identifying the target audience and learning about the requirements of your target journal, the next step is to choose the most appropriate article type.

As an important part of the submission process, the cover letter is your first opportunity to make an impression. In this guide we discuss the different elements that should be included in a cover letter.

The reviewer guidelines are often overlooked by authors, but they contain a wealth of information that will help with the preparation of a manuscript. Knowing what the reviewers are asked to assess when reviewing a paper will help you to structure your paper and address these points.

The author guidelines contain important information that will help you to prepare your manuscript. It is important to check these guidelines before you start writing your paper. 

By the time you start looking at the homepage of a journal, you should have already decided your target audience. You should be looking for information that will tell you if this is the right journal to publish your work.

You have done the research and have collected the results. It is now time to publish your manuscript in an academic journal. There are many factors to consider when choosing the target journal.