The purpose of the paper is to consider the principal issues and responsibilities of Journal Editor. One of the key role of a Journal Editor is to promote scholarship in the specialist field associated with the journal. For any journal the Editor will need to encourage new and established Authors to submit articles and set […]

This post is the last one in the series about the types of popular research publications: 1) Special issues; 2) Conference Proceedings; 3) Stand-alone paper collection. The enormous world of scientific publication till nowadays keeps on publishing one of the most classical and popular publication type – periodicals, or simply periodic. Such journal has several […]

An obligatory part of each research center, society, university, etc. is participation in scientific conferences. It allows the author or group of authors to inform the scientific society about their research work, its purposes, tasks, achievements and plans for further work. At the same time, authors can receive an independent and external appraisal of their […]

When writing a scientific paper, an author must make references to sources, from where the data or certain results are taken. The reference indicates bibliographical remarks about the cited document necessary and sufficient for its identification and search. All types of published documents on any kind of information carriers (including digital resources) can be the […]

The main measure of the modern research publication is its scientific value. This is what defines whether a particular paper is to be accepted for further publication or not. Currently a research study according to its scientific level and presentation style can be published as a conference proceedings paper, as a stand-alone paper or as a […]

The title is definitely the part of a paper that is read the most, and it is usually read first. Writing a research paper title may seem a simple task but in fact it requires serious consideration. This starting point is very important as it may influence the whole work and the number of readers […]

It is quite common practice in the scientific world when an author refers to the previous works written by him alone or in co-authorship and cites them, and the cited fragments can be quite large. This is called self-citation. On one hand, this approach is quite reasonable as not all the readers are familiar with […]

Citation is not only an essential aspect of a scientific paper but also a major part of the communication process in the scientific community. Citation also indicates maturity and integrity of the scientific message and characterizes its author. In this regard it is vital to follow the rules of citation in academic papers, monographs and […]

According to conventional concept of a scientific paper visibility, an author relies most of on the chosen journal’s ranking in international indexing databases. Thus after very careful selection and peer reviewing by a journal’s editors, the paper itself becomes a part and parcel of the chosen journal’s archives, which presumably guarantees each individual paper’s universal […]

The modern scientific world is enormous and actively growing, the number of research papers is rapidly and constantly getting bigger. For each scientist there is an actual task – how to not get lost here. In other words – how to identify the piece of intellectual property in online environment, to save and transfer its […]