A pre-submission inquiry can be a useful tool to determine if a journal may be interested in your manuscript before a full submission. Here, Fatima Qureshi, a Junior Content Writer and Editor for Editage Insights, highlights tips for writing an effective pre-submission inquiry.
An innovative method for publishing, called Registered Reports, utilizes peer review and a decision to publish that precedes data collection and analysis. Check out the full article here: Nature 571, 447 (2019)
Susan Peppercorn Taken from https://hbr.org/2019/07/use-failure-as-an-opportunity-to-reflect-on-your-strengths In a presentation to a group of executive job seekers in transition, a recruiter made the point that after years of reviewing C-level résumés, she had noticed a commonality: None of these top professionals had escaped having some setbacks, rejections, or missed opportunities. This information surprised the audience of recent [...]
Have you ever wondered if a journal has open peer review? Or if a journal allows co-reviewing by students and post-docs? It can seem as if this information is impossible to find. Transpose is a new database aimed at making journal editorial policies more transparent and accessible.
So... you worked hard on your paper. You ran the experiments and wrote up the results. You got the cover letter just right, and you made sure to polish the title, the abstract, and the figures . Finally, you submitted your work to a journal, and a few days later you received an email letting you know that the editors [...]