What happens when a paper is retracted?

How Retraction Affects Authors. The retraction of a paper involves a formal withdrawal of an already published article. This is a serious action and the last resort for dealing with misconduct. Before doing this, the journal adopts other measures to resolve the identified issues.

Why are papers retracted?

Causes for Retraction Intentional academic misconduct: Simultaneous submissions to multiple journals, conflicts of interest, fabrication or manipulation of data, failure to comply with research protocols, plagiarism, or salami slicing.

How do I retract a published paper?

Procedure. A retraction may be initiated by the editors of a journal, or by the author(s) of the papers (or their institution). Retractions are in some cases accompanied by apologies for the previous error and/or expressions of gratitude to persons who disclosed the error to the author.

Is it bad to publish in low tier journals?

Having several publications in very obscure journals, that nobody in your field has ever heard of, might be damaging for your career as this indicates that you care more about quantity than quality. However, publishing one paper in a respectable low-tier journal should be fine.

Where can I publish my research?

Identifying the best place to publish research involves consideration of many factors, including: Journal aim and scope. Publication of similar work….Locating JournalsElsevier Journal Finder. Journal/Author Name Estimator. Springer Journal Suggester. HelioBlast. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) JANE.

Can I publish a research paper on my own?

So, yes, it is possible to publish as an independent researcher.

Can students publish research papers?

Yes, of course, it is possible for a student to publish a research paper on the concern of his/her supervisor.

Should I publish open access?

Publishing open access can have many benefits, including enabling your valuable research to reach a wider audience and have greater impact. In this blog series we provide straightforward answers to help you get to grips with open access and what it means for you and your work.

How can I publish my paper in Elsevier?

You can submit to most Elsevier journals using our online systems. The system you use will depend on the journal to which you submit. You can access the relevant submission system via the “submit your paper” link on the Elsevier.com journal homepage of your chosen journal.