Citation

Citation (Part 2)

Citation style  There are two types of citation styles: Vancouver and the Harvard. However, the Council of Science Editors (CSE) has added another style which is called the footnote reference style. Vancouver Style The Vancouver style contains sequential numbers in the text that are written in brackets or as superscript, or both. These numbers refer Read more about Citation (Part 2)[…]

Components of a Proposal

Components of a Proposal (Part 3)

11. Statistical Population A statistical population is a set of individuals or units with at least one common trait. Typically, in any research the population under study is a statistical population that the researcher would like to study about the variable (s) of its units. 12. Sample Size In general, data represent facts, concepts, or Read more about Components of a Proposal (Part 3)[…]

Components of a Proposal

Components of a Proposal (Part 2)

6. Research Questions The research problem can be expressed as a question in both qualitative and quantitative studies, and often the question form of the problem is preferred because it is simple and expressive, since it leads the researcher to answer these questions. The research questions can be divided into three categories: A – Descriptive Read more about Components of a Proposal (Part 2)[…]

Components of a Proposal

Components of a Proposal

A proposal is the plan of research and a researcher’s guide for executing the research. The purpose of writing a proposal is to get approval for conducting a research project and make it credible. So it is necessary for the researcher to provide the authorities and those who finance the project with a proposal. This Read more about Components of a Proposal[…]

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 5)

Article Acceptance and Publication Once a journal accepts your article, congratulate yourself. Use the valuable self-confidence you have achieved as a driving force for your next research. But don’t get too proud since journals accept hundreds of articles like yours daily from around the world. After the journals accepts the article and before its publication, Read more about 13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 5)[…]

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 4)

How to Respond to Reviewers’ Comments Before starting to answer the reviewers’ comments, consider the following tips: 1   You should have a positive attitude when considering the reviewers’ comments. Remember that no ISI article is published without at least one revision. So revision is something normal and the journal may even ask you to Read more about 13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 4)[…]

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 3)

Reviewing Process At this stage, the only thing you can do is wait. Besides, you should also prepare yourself for any possible results. The chief editor might accept your article quickly. This is rare and happens only when your research topic is new and interesting. But usually, after an initial review by the chief editor Read more about 13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 3)[…]

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 2)

Preparing Cover Letter A cover letter is a piece of writing that you usually have to submit with the article. In fact, Cover Letter is the first thing that the editor will study.  Actually, the editor makes a decision for your article and chooses a reviewer based on this letter. So it is better to Read more about 13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 2)[…]

Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals

13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 1)

Authors’ Guide After selecting a journal for the publication of your article, you must read its authors’ guide. In fact, you should write your article within the framework of that journal. Otherwise, the chief editor will reject it. Even if the journal accepts it at first, its reviewing will take a lot more time. If Read more about 13 Tips for submitting your manuscript to journals (Part 1)[…]

Content of a Research Paper

Content of a Research Paper

One of the most important aspects of a scientific paper is its scientific content and qualitative value. A paper must report important findings in human knowledge and contain a clear message.So before writing a paper, the researcher must ask her/himself whether his ideas are important enough to be published? Will others benefit from it? Will Read more about Content of a Research Paper[…]

scientific writing

10 Commandments of Writing an Attractive Paper (Part 2)

5 the abstract of the article is also as important as the title. Sometimes a reader decides whether to read an article or not only based on the abstract. No matter how valuable and relevant a piece of information is, if it is not mentioned in the abstract, it will not attract the reader. Some Read more about 10 Commandments of Writing an Attractive Paper (Part 2)[…]

10 Commandments for Writing a Scientific and Attractive Paper

10 Commandments of Writing an Attractive Paper (Part1)

In this article, we will provide you with 10 commandments that would help you write a paper that is not only significant from a scientific point of view but also is attractive for the readers. 1 In architecture it is believed that the shape of an object is in accordance with its function. The same Read more about 10 Commandments of Writing an Attractive Paper (Part1)[…]

Structure of a Descriptive Research Paper

Structure of a Descriptive Research Paper

The methods employed in descriptive research are different from those of field research. So their principles of writing and their structures are different as well. Also, these principles might differ based on the chosen topic. But the general principles of writing descriptive research are the same. Read our article to get familiar with them. Introduction Read more about Structure of a Descriptive Research Paper[…]

Structure of a Field Research Paper

Structure of a Field Research Paper

The general methods and principles governing the reports of scientific research are all based on scientific methods. The American Psychological Association (APA) has provided the authors with a standardized model to facilitate the transfer of research results. The authors can use these principles to prepare their research reports. Almost all top journals in the field Read more about Structure of a Field Research Paper[…]

Structure of a Scientific Article

Structure of a Scientific Article

Writing a research paper requires a plan because the structure of an article is as important as its content. Many research papers are written every day, but only a few of them are published in journals. One of the reasons is the researchers’ inability to correctly organize the structure of their article. This structure differs Read more about Structure of a Scientific Article[…]

article audience

Who Is the Audience of a Scientific Journal?

When you are writing a scholarly article, in addition to what you are trying to say, you should also consider your audience. That is, you should think of what your audience thinks of your article. You need to be aware of your audience’s biases, values, expectations, and knowledge. Besides, you should know your purpose in Read more about Who Is the Audience of a Scientific Journal?[…]

Journal Reviewers

Journal Reviewers

Reviewers are the authors and editors’ guide in improving the quality of the articles. They identify the scientific and methodological issues and inform the authors to resolve them. A reviewer’s job is to comment on the manuscript and help the editor decide whether the manuscript is publishable or not. They also help improve the manuscript’s Read more about Journal Reviewers[…]

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