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Scholarly Publishing Guide

This guide will help you evaluate and select journals, avoid predatory publishers, negotiate publishing contracts, understand mandates for sharing your publication, and reuse your own work appropriately.

Collaboration and Giving CRediT

Is the first author the lead researcher? Or it is the second author, or the last author? Practices vary among disciplines, journals, and individuals. Eliminate the guesswork for your readers and provide explicit details about how each researcher contributed.

The CRediT taxonomy is one option for how to describe contributions in a clear, standardized way.


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