How to Publish in Biomedicine: 500 Tips for Success by John Dixon, Louise Alder, Jane Fraser

By John Dixon, Louise Alder, Jane Fraser

Getting released is necessary for pro good fortune in biomedicine. in response to the author's classes on the collage of Oxford, this article deals solutions to questions that writers encounter while trying to submit.

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As always, do not forget that readers include editors and reviewers as well as the wider scientific community. A well-written introduction can help to get your paper published by giving a good first impression, establishing your scientific credibility. A Do not get stuck on the introduction It is common for novice paper-writers to waste a lot of their time trying to get the introduction right before moving on to the rest of the paper. Ever spent hours trying to think of the first sentence? Many experienced authors write the introduction after the other main sections for two reasons: 1 it is easier to be clear-minded about why the study was necessary after you have put your own results in context with previous work in the discussion 2 writing the introduction last means that you are less likely to make it too long.

Impact factors can be used to compare journals, but only within the same scientific field, as they are influenced by the popularity of the subject matter as well as the quality of the journal. Nowadays, particularly in the USA, academic institutions attach considerable importance to whether job or grant applicants have published papers in journals with high impact factors. Impact factors are published in Current Contents and also in Journal Citation Reports. Your librarian will be able to give you further information, or write to: Institute for Scientific Information 3501 Market Street Philadelphia PA 19104 USA Tel: +1 215 386 0100 Fax: +1 215 386 2911 Institute for Scientific Information European Branch Brunei Science Park Brunei University Uxbridge UBS 3PQ UK Tel: +44 (0)1895 270016 Fax: +44 (0)1895 256710 A Think carefully about whether your paper is really likely to be accepted by the top journals in your field No reputable peer-review journal accepts every paper it receives, but there are wide differences in journals' rejection rates.

22 • How to publish in biomedicine A Find out how fast your paper is likely to be published Journals vary widely in the time taken from submission of a paper to its eventual publication. Speed of publication can be affected by: • how fast the editor and reviewers get round to looking at papers. Some journals set strict time-limits for review while others are more relaxed • how often the journal is published. Generally speaking, your paper will take longer to come out in a journal that is only published twice a year than in one that is published every month • whether the journal has a large backlog of papers waiting to be published.

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