Keep Calm And Wait: A Guide To Understanding Journal Statuses

Handbook in Journal Publication

Keep Calm And Wait: A Guide To Understanding Journal Statuses

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Kakoli MajumderManaging Editor and Senior Writer at Editage Insights; Researcher Coach since 2015

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Practical advice and tips to track your manuscript’s progress, understand its status, and identify situations that need action during the journal submission process.

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30 mins

English

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8 modules

What you learn

How to track your manuscript’s status in the online submission system

The process flow at the journal end, from manuscript submission to acceptance

How to decode different statuses that are displayed, from submission to first decision

What statuses you can expect for your revised manuscript, from submission to final decision

Common queries that authors have about journal statuses along with their answers

When you should inquire and how often should you follow up with journal editors

Description

For every author, the time from a manuscript’s submission to final decision is perhaps the most nerve-wracking experience. But worry not, there’s help at hand now! This specially curated handbook is designed to help you understand a manuscript’s end-to-end journey from submission to publication.

Learn the meanings of statuses and the average time taken at each stage, along with detailed descriptions of the many statuses from submission to first decision and final decision. It also helps you understand the difference between being patient and waiting too long, identify situations when you should raise a query, and tells you how often you should follow up on email. Toward the end, you will be well equipped to track the progress of your manuscript and join all the dots about its status as it moves through the journal’s submission system, which will go a long way in easing your anxiety.

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LECTURE 1 |Document/Slides

What’s happening to my manuscript?

3 mins

LECTURE 2 |Document/Slides

Why is the process taking so long?

3 mins

LECTURE 3 |Document/Slides

Why are statuses on submission systems confusing?

3 mins

LECTURE 4 |Document/Slides

How do I know what a status means?

3 mins

LECTURE 5 |Document/Slides

Am I the only one with questions?

3 mins

LECTURE 6 |Document/Slides

Time for a quick revision

3 mins

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Kakoli Majumder - R Upskill Training Instructor

Kakoli Majumder

Managing Editor and Senior Writer at Editage Insights; Researcher Coach since 2015

7 courses by this instructor

MA (English Literature) – Senior Writer and Editor, Editage Insights. Kakoli has over ten years’ experience in the field of English Communication and Training, the last four of which have been dedicated to academic publishing. She is passionate about helping young researchers and authors, particularly, non-native speakers of English, overcome the barriers of language and publish in international…

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Multiple formats (Video, Text, PDF)

Self-paced, bite-sized courses

Online, on-demand learning

Developed by senior academics

Course completion certificates

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Only 31% of researchers are offered training to support their skill development.

Wellcome Trust Survey (2020)

Trusted by global institutions


World-class instructors

PhD, John Hopkins University School of Medicine

PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professor, Kent State University, Ohio

Founder, Codemy