Survey analysis using Likert scale

Likert scale is a psychometric scale (i.e. a scale which measures individual differences) that is commonly used in survey research involving questionnaires (i.e. instrument). Each question or statement of the questionnaire forms the “Likert item”. Likert item measures the participants’ level of agreement to a statement, such as “strongly agree” or “neutral” or “disagree” which […] The post Survey analysis using Likert scale appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 30 November 2016 | 7:36 am

Trump releases his 100 days plan- What for Science?

              Electing Donald Trump as the 45th American President will bring about scads of policy reforms, even faster than the people realize. Starting from freezing the employee recruitments to the scrapping of Obamacare initiatives are all on the list! In addition, the breakneck statements and views of Donald Trump […] The post Trump releases his 100 days plan- What for Science? appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 19 November 2016 | 4:04 am

How Publication support services help R&D growth

Research and Development (R&D) is an intrinsic part of government departments, corporations, organizations, institutions, and even candidatures (as amply demonstrated in the recent U.S. elections). This is because R&D is the driver of growth, innovation, and image-building, irrespective of the industry or sphere of activity. However, it is also crucial for R&D initiatives and findings […] The post How Publication support services help R&D growth appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 14 November 2016 | 1:48 am

Correlation between impact factor and rejection rate: Myth or fact?

Impact factor (IF) is a measure of the reputation and health of a journal, but not the sole determinant. Therefore, authors must not consider it as a be-all, end-all yardstick or stricture while finding the right journal for their paper. The scope of a journal, its audience, and types of articles it publishes are equally, […] The post Correlation between impact factor and rejection rate: Myth or fact? appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 8 November 2016 | 4:20 am

Making a Book out of your Research Paper

Publishing a research paper as a book is every researcher’s dream, but it is a herculean task. It requires considerable effort and perseverance to get a book published. However, in spite of the apparent difficulties, researchers must realize that by writing the research paper, they have completed a big chunk of the work required for […] The post Making a Book out of your Research Paper appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 30 September 2016 | 12:51 am

Understanding Research Paper Retraction

“The main purpose of retractions is to correct the literature and ensure its integrity rather than to punish authors who misbehave.”- COPE (Committee of Publication Ethics) An author is expected to submit a paper after checking and rechecking the paper to ensure that it adheres to the journal guidelines and also complies with the general […] The post Understanding Research Paper Retraction appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 21 September 2016 | 1:48 am

Improving Author Orientation through Service Charter

What is a service charter? Service charter is a commitment that aims to improve the service quality of the journal based on customer’s expectation. It is a document that highlights the information related to the services provided to the customer, the quality or the level of service expected by the customer, and the suggestions made […] The post Improving Author Orientation through Service Charter appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 7 September 2016 | 1:26 am

The best time to employ an Editing Service

Each day, hundreds of researches are conducted around the world. These findings and discoveries need to be presented in a way that can be understood by all stakeholders in the relevant field of study. Therefore, the paper needs to be written in a language that clearly communicates the author’s intentions and simultaneously avoids ambiguities that […] The post The best time to employ an Editing Service appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 8 August 2016 | 4:50 am

Open Access Journals: The new era of publishing

As the name suggests, the main benefit of an open access journal is that it is free for viewing by all. It can be viewed without making any payments and even downloaded for free. This is highly advantageous for libraries and researchers, who would otherwise have to access each journal through a paid subscription. With […] The post Open Access Journals: The new era of publishing appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 3 August 2016 | 5:34 am

Choosing a journal: Open access or traditional publication?

What is open access publishing? Open access (OA) publishing provides researchers and readers free access to research articles online. In case of OA journals, an article processing fee is levied on the authors after acceptance of the paper. This charge is payable by the researcher, author or the institution the author is affiliated to. However, […] The post Choosing a journal: Open access or traditional publication? appeared first on Manuscriptedit Blog - Excellent writing & editing skills in English language.

Posted on: 19 July 2016 | 6:14 am