Criteria for Evaluating Journals
- Consider the similarity between the language of the abstract and the journal […]
General information about a topic leads to pose a question. More information results in a more precise question.
The peer review of an article is, in fact, the precise evaluation of a scientific project. The peer review enhance the validity, quality, and accuracy of the scientific content of an article. […]
Journals have some standard criteria for article submission that are provided to reviewers.
One of the questions you will be asked in a Ph.D interview is about the subject of Ph.D thesis that you are expected to think about it before applying for Ph.D, which shows its importance.
Regarding the number of reference citations, there is no specific number or range that is considered as normal or standard. […]
What is a review article? A review article summarizes and organizes the recent studies on a specific subject to help others to obtain a comprehensive understanding of the subject of interest. How to write a review article? In a review article, the underlying knowledge related to the subject under examination is considered a hypothesis rather Read more about Structure of a review article[…]
Predatory and pseudo-journals are the journals that copy the scientific name of a journal that does not have a website. […]
After the submission of the article, in case the manuscript meets the journal standards, the editor-in-chief of the journal will invite the reviewers to review the submitted paper. […]
One of the concepts in scientometrics is self-citation. Many scientific databases consider it as immoral; however, others control its incidence by designing a measuring index of self-citation.
Start writing down parts of the article even if your test results are not clear yet. Write the article transparently and without any linguistic complexity. If a study with a very strong topic is not well written, it will completely lose its impact. […]
A questionnaire is an instrument for gathering information and data in research and dissertations. Therefore, we need to know different stages of the research and research methodology to prepare the questionnaire. […]
Scientific journals announce their decision on accepting or rejecting an article or its need for revision almost 3-6 months after submission. […]
The lengthening of the refereeing process may encourage authors to submit the paper to another journal, which put their reputation in danger.
EndNote is the practical software that most of postgraduate students use to write their dissertations and articles.
Studies have shown that 21% of papers are rejected without review, and approximately 40% of papers are rejected after peer review. […]
SPSS standing for “Statistical Package for the Social Sciences” is a computer software widely used for statistical analysis in the social sciences. […]
A good start is to find a valuable research question […]
The h- index is calculated based on the set of the scientists’ most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications.
ISI database is a center listing and covering the most important scientific journals published worldwide for the exchange of information among various scholars.
Statistics show that in 70% of cases article are not rejected due to their lack of scientific quality, but there are some other reasons, which makes publishing an article a difficult task.