How to write academic research papers: Select best journals
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How to write academic research papers: Select best journals

Select the best journals both as a source of literature and as an outlet for publishing your papers
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Created by Ahmad Sharifzadeh
Last updated 9/2019
English
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What you'll learn
  • How to select the most appropriate journal to publish their papers
  • How to select the most appropriate journal to read and cite its previously published papers
  • The journal selection criteria affecting your work
  • The instruments useful while selecting journals
  • How each journal selection criterion affects your work
Requirements
  • The course on "how to write academic research papers: select the best topic" is a prerequiste for this course. In addition, there are some practices which should be done by students throughout the course.
Description

In this series of courses, you will learn how to write a research paper in English in 5+1 steps which will be dealt with in three phases (i.e., the pre-drafting phase, the drafting phase, and the post-drafting phase).

In the 5+1 steps, which will be dealt with in separate courses, you will learn how to start by selecting your research topic, and you will be guided step-by-step from the journal selection (in this course) to the step of submitting your final draft to the target journal and getting it published.

The information provided in this course is not only useful while writing a research paper, but a large bulk of it will also be useful while writing book reviews, review papers, short reports, and so on.

Who this course is for:
  • Researchers
  • Students
  • Academicians
  • Scientists
Course content
Expand all 46 lectures 01:24:00
+ Journal selection criteria
40 lectures 01:00:21
The 1st criterion: Abstracting & indexing
02:31
The 2nd criterion: Quantitative indexes
05:01
The 3rd criterion: Age
03:11
The 4th criterion: Frequency
02:29
The 5th criterion: Peer review
00:44
The 6th criterion: Review policy
02:09
The 7th criterion: Readership
02:12
The 8th criterion: Circulation
01:54
The 9th criterion: The number of received papers
00:44
The 10th criterion: The number of accepted papers
00:43
The 11th criterion: Acceptance rate
01:17
The 12th criterion: Editor-in-chief & editorial board
00:51
The 13th criterion: Affiliation
00:57
The 14th criterion: Open-access
00:47
The 15th criterion: Visibility
00:47
The 16th criterion: Over-time citations
00:48
The 17th criterion: Recent citations
01:08
The 18th criterion: Rating
00:51
The 19th criterion: Scope
01:37
The 20th criterion: Internationality
02:30
The 21st criterion: Theoretical or technical
00:44
The 22nd criterion: Time from submission to decision
01:20
The 23rd criterion: Time from the decision to the publication
00:40
The 24th criterion: Correction and retraction history
02:01
The 25th criterion: Authors
01:15
The 26th criterion: Reference style
01:27
The 27th criterion: Paper length limit
01:24
The 28th criterion: Language of publication
01:20
The 29th criterion: Type of publication
00:58
The 30th criterion: Submission fee
00:34
The 31st criterion: Publication fee
03:21
The 32nd criterion: Subscription fee
03:08
The 33rd criterion: Titles of other papers published by that specific journal
00:34
The 34th criterion: Embargo period
01:32
The 35th criterion: Aim & scope of the journal
00:50
The 36th criterion: The number of hot papers published by the journal
00:45
The 37th criterion: Match with your title
00:36
The 38th criterion: No-call-for-paper policy
01:03
The 39th criterion: Type of paper it publishes
02:31
The 40th criterion: Website
01:07