ACM has partnered with Overleaf, a free cloud-based, collaborative authoring tool, to provide an ACM LaTeX authoring template. Overleaf is a collaborative platform: Authors can easily invite colleagues to collaborate on their document. Authors can write using 'Rich Text mode' or regular 'Source … [Read more...]
Don’t fall prey to “predatory” journals
What are predatory journals? Predatory journals are profiteering “individuals or companies”, who use the open-access publishing system to exploit authors, by charging them article processing fees without providing the high quality editorial services associated with legitimate journals . How … [Read more...]
Understanding journal impact factors What they are An impact factor is a metric for ranking scientific journals . Impact factors are calculated for every two-year period by dividing the number of times articles were cited by the number of articles that are citable . The following … [Read more...]
Why was my article rejected without being peer-reviewed?
You have worked so hard on your research, and then even harder to write your article. You spent a long time selecting the right journal for your article. Finally, you submit your article, and anxiously await the result of the peer review. So it can be very disappointing if an article is rejected … [Read more...]