Preparing to Write a Research Paper
This course will provide you helpful guidance on how to plan and prepare your research article, in order to submit it to a journal for review. We will suggest ways in which you can plan your writing process, before moving on to writing styles.
Structure of an Original Article: Title to Conclusion
In this course, we will look at the structure of a typical research article, following the IMRAD format. We will examine each of these key content sections, explaining their purpose in the article and information that should be provided in them.
Structure of a Review Article: Title to Conclusion
Reviews are considered an important component of academic journals and, indeed, some journals are dedicated to publishing review articles. This module focuses on writing review articles for international peer-reviewed journals.
References and Citations
In this course, we will discuss some key aspects that researchers need to be aware of to ensure that the content is appropriately referenced for publication in international journals and reference management tools like EndNote, Mendeley, and Zotero.
Choosing the Best Journal
A common mistake that researchers make is submitting manuscripts to journals that are unlikely to publish their work. In this course, we focus on the key selection criteria that researchers should follow for journal selection, in addition to the IF.
Understanding the Scholarly Publishing Process
In this course, we will share some insights about the actual background of the scholarly publishing process. We will share some details about the different classifications of publishers, journals, and how the process has evolved in the last decade.