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Strategies for Reading (for Researchers)

Deciding which academic articles to read can feel like an intimidating task, particularly if your research interests are in a well-established field. A keyword search in online databases such as EconLit, PsycInfo, PubMed, SCOPUS, and Web of Science may yield hundreds or even thousands of results.

Capitalization – Look at it Case by Case

Knowing when to capitalize increases the presentation value of a manuscript, so we’ve provided a list of recommendations for some of common issues and the correct use of capitalization in these cases.

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Understanding Types of Scientific Publications

It’s important to be aware of the different types of literature that exist and the variety of publication types within each class. It’s also important to honestly evaluate your work to determine what publication type is most appropriate for your study. Find out more here.

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Promoting Your Published Research Article

Promoting your article increases your presence and raises your profile within the academic community, as well as ensuring that your findings are out there and known about.

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Identifying Non-reputable Journals

When you’ve prepared your outstanding research for publication, you need to choose a good journal. But there are unethical and so-called predatory journals out there, trying to trick you into using them. Here’s what to avoid.

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How to Identify Reputable Journals

It’s actually quite easy to find a reputable journal. Here’s what to look for to be sure you find the best place to publish your outstanding research.

Do I Use “Which” or “That”?

“Which” and “that” are commonly confused. In some cases, they’re interchangeable, but usually, a comma or another fix, or a replacement, is needed. Read on to find out how to use them.

Articles: Singular vs. Plural

Articles (a, an, the) are adjectives that modify nouns. If they’re used incorrectly the reader may wonder if you’re referring to a specific thing or to a non-specific item or category. Here’s how to get them right.

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