Researchers and physician-scientists often need practical advice for getting their work published. Here are insights into how to select an appropriate publication, manage co-author relationships and more from a panel of experts in both rheumatology and publishing.
Articles tagged with "Journals"
A case-control study found only 23% of invited commentaries for peer-reviewed medical journals had women as their corresponding authors. The study also revealed women are 21% less likely to write such commentaries as men with similar expertise and author seniority…
(Reuters Health)—Women are more apt to be lead authors of research in major medical journals today than they were a generation ago, but they still lag significantly behind men, a recent study suggests. The gender gap matters because lead authors make key decisions on what topics to research, who to include in studies, which outcomes…
In an online survey conducted in the spring of 2009, the ACR collected information on journal readership patterns, satisfaction, and content interests. The survey was sent to a sample of ACR and ARHP members who had not submitted manuscripts to Arthritis & Rheumatism (A&R) or Arthritis Care & Research (AC&R) within a recent 12-month period. It was also sent, with additional questions regarding submission and review, to all members and nonmembers who had submitted at least one manuscript to either journal during the 12-month period. Because of the international scope and reputation of the ACR journals, along with the fact that most members are in clinical practice and do not generally conduct and publish research, 63% of the submitters to the journals are not members of the ACR or ARHP. The ACR journals have long been viewed as the place where both members and nonmembers seek to publish their high-quality work.
The pros and perils of open access publishing
The growth of Arthritis Care & Research into an independent journal
Impact factor’s influence on peer-reviewed journals – and authors – is on the rise
Recommended reading from A&R and AC&R