Book Reviews: 6 Reasons Why Scientists Should Write Them

Recently, I came across an article written a few years ago about why scholars should or should not bother writing book reviews (Toor, 2012). The piece was targeted mainly at what the author called the “book heavy disciplines,” including the humanistic subjects of history, literature, politics, and anthropology, in which book reviews form an important part of the disciplinary discourse. Even before she plunged into the substance of her article, Toor provided a rapid-fire list of ...

Peer Reviewing: How To Write A Good Peer Review

An invitation to be a peer reviewer, whether for a journal article or a book manuscript, is both an honor and responsibility and should never be undertaken without careful consideration.   It is an honor because the fact that you have been asked to undertake this task means that someone—the publisher, editor, or some other colleague in the field—thinks highly enough of your work and judgement to entrust you with the task of evaluating someone else’s research and ...

Guide to Adding Supplementary Information To Your Article

What is supporting information for scientific articles? When you submit a manuscript to a journal for publication, sometimes it is necessary to include a separate supporting information (often called supplementary information) file.   The definition of supporting information for scientific publications is typically experimental details or additional data that either cannot be included in the main article due to length constraints or is “supplementary” to the necessary ...

Writing Tip: When to Use “That” vs. “Which”

Deciding on whether to use “which” or “that” is something many writers and researchers struggle with, and our customers often ask for writing tips on this topic. While there may not seem to be much difference between these two little words, they have different uses, and this is grammar topic that has specific rules that you should be aware of when proofreading your own scientific article.   Grammatically, “that” is usually used with a restrictive ...

7 Dissertation Writing Tips for Effective Time Management

Your dissertation is an important a rite of passage in your career. The fact that you have successfully defended your Ph.D. thesis is a sign that you are no longer a student but an independent scientist with a Ph.D. degree, capable of conceiving and executing a research project. I’m sure you cannot wait to see that day, and I congratulate you in advance for it.   But the road to this milestone can prove a bumpy one, fraught with hurdles, both anticipated and unexpected, or to ...

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