Authors October 9th, 2014

Four reasons why the h-index is here to stay

Since the h-index was first introduced to the scientific community by Jorge Hirsch in 2005 (Hirsch JE. An index to quantify an individual’s scientific research output. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 2005; 102(46): 16569-16572.), there has been no shortage of skeptics angrily waving their torches and pitchforks in protest. And it’s no wonder why – telling…

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Authors October 2nd, 2014

12 questions from our early career researchers publishing seminar

The Author Marketing team hosted a webinar this week, which was an Introduction to Publishing for Early Career Researchers. Graham Woodward, Associate Marketing Director, and I were joined by 4 of Wiley’s experienced editors: • Fiona Hutton, Executive Editor, Open Access • Allyn Molina, Publisher, Life Sciences • Andrew Moore, Editor-in-Chief, BioEssays • Simone Taylor,…

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Authors September 18th, 2014

5 tips for improving your article’s Altmetric score

A few months ago, Wiley rolled out the Altmetric service across all journals on Wiley Online Library. A common query we receive from our authors is ‘how can we get involved?’ This post outlines five simple things that you (as authors) can do to help improve your article’s Altmetric score. But first, let me address…

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Authors September 11th, 2014

How to maximize the impact of your published research

So you have published your research, your publisher is working hard to market your work, but how can you give your paper that extra push? How can you maximize the impact of your published research? Listening to our authors, we hear three key consistent requirements: 1. Authors want to publish their work quickly 2. Authors…

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Authors September 4th, 2014

The power of a hashtag: Twitter tools you need to know about

It’s safe to say that the explosion of social media has done the world of research a great service – not least in the way it’s transforming how we discover, digest and collaborate with each other on all things scholarly. Indeed, we’re now at the stage where we could feasibly question just how we ever…

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Authors August 28th, 2014

How to write a grant application

Most researchers in health and science come across grant applications at some point in their careers. In fact, many positions depend on them, whether they are doctoral students who require fellowships, postgraduates setting up relatively simple projects as they start employment, ormore senior staff who need to have a steady stream of research projects. Although…

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Authors August 7th, 2014

How to promote your research through blogging

With around 42.6 million new posts each month on WordPress alone, blogging has become a serious marketing and business tool. But why should you, as a researcher and author, spend time creating and writing a blog? After all, your time is precious, and setting up a blog, writing regular posts and gaining followers isn’t necessarily…

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Authors July 31st, 2014

How to produce the best English language version of your paper

There should be no barriers to getting your research published, yet manuscripts are often returned for English language and formatting issues. Wiley English Language Editing Services (ELES) offers authors access to a suite of services to help them prepare their manuscript – making the submission process easier. “My manuscript entitled “Microscopic Polyangiitis associated with Pulmonary…

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Authors July 24th, 2014

Ten things to consider when planning and running an author workshop

Author workshops provide an important platform for journal editors to communicate directly with authors. They not only help authors to get hot tips on how to prepare their papers to give them the best chance of getting published, but also offer valuable insights for editors into what authors find challenging when writing papers, and common…

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