Authors April 28th, 2016

Complying With HEFCE’s Open Access Policy: What You Need To Know

Most researchers working in the UK will know that the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) open access policy took effect from April 1st of this year, but what does that mean for you, and how can you make sure you are fully compliant?     What is the HEFCE open access policy? Around…

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Societies Research Libraries Authors April 7th, 2016

What are the most important skills PhDs need upon graduation?

Successful graduates of a Ph.D. program are armed with the skills that will enhance their future success, regardless of chosen career path. Included among the most important of these skills are scientific writing, critical thinking, and the construction of solid logical arguments combined with a plan for rigorous testing. Despite the importance of these skills,…

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Societies Research Libraries Authors April 5th, 2016

Publicly-funded research: a story about scholarly collaboration

What would you do if the Chairman of the House Committee on Science and Technology for the US government said to you “Stop complaining about the problem and hand me a solution” on open access and public funded research? This is how Fred Dylla, Executive Director Emeritus and former CEO of the American Institute of…

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Societies Research Libraries Authors March 30th, 2016

What inspires you to do what you do?

The work you do is incredible. Here at Wiley, we’re celebrating the remarkable work carried out every day by you – our authors, researchers, reviewers and editors. We want to know what drives you to make new discoveries, overcome challenges and make a difference. That’s why we’ve launched our ‘#becauseofyou’ campaign, and we’d love to…

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Societies Research Libraries Authors December 22nd, 2015

Our top ten posts of 2015

It’s that time again. The year end is approaching, whether we’re ready for it or sad to see it go. Regardless, what better time to stop and take a look back at our ten most popular posts published in 2015? Here they are, in order of popularity. 1. Writing a literature review: six steps to get you from…

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Research Authors December 3rd, 2015

Discoverability in China – why Baidu Scholar is good news for researchers

With over 641 million people online, China currently has the world’s largest population of internet users, and this number is only going to grow as more and more Chinese citizens get connected. Wiley has just signed a license agreement with Chinese internet giant Baidu, but what does this mean for you as an author? Firstly,…

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Authors November 25th, 2015

Reporting for reproducibility: best practices for reporting methods and results

The latest webinar to come from the Wiley Author Services Channel gave an overview of the best way to report and present data during the research process. All too often authors have their research rejected because of the reporting of their statistical methods. Our aim, as always, is to help you gain an insight in…

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Authors November 19th, 2015

Choosing the right journal for your manuscript: 4 steps to finding the right “fit”

For a new prospective author, selecting which journal to publish in can be a bit like my process of selecting an outfit in the morning- and if your research is anything like my wardrobe, this can be a difficult task. Questions running through your mind probably mirror mine every day- What do I want to…

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Research Authors November 17th, 2015

Six things to consider when reviewing clinically-focused manuscripts

Journals in clinically related disciplines may feature manuscripts with a clinical focus, yet much of the guidance about reviewing manuscripts is focused on the research manuscript For reviewers accustomed to doing research or reviewing research manuscripts, the switch to reviewing clinically focused work can be difficult. Additionally, clinicians not experienced in scholarly writing might be…

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Authors November 12th, 2015

10 types of plagiarism in research

Last year, we wrote about the steps Wiley is taking to target plagiarism. For each manuscript submitted to a Wiley Open Access journal using the ScholarOne submission system, an automatic report is generated using the iThenticate anti-plagiarism software, a process that benefits authors and editors alike by ensuring high ethical standards across the open access…

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