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09 Nov

Ten Tips to enhance the Credibility and Visibility of your Journal

By Mohamad Mostafa, Knowledge E

Since the number of questionable publications is increasing, it’s important for publishers and Editors-in-Chief to enhance the credibility and visibility of their journal. We advise you to follow the below ten tips to achieve this goal:   Mention the Abstracting & Indexing services that your journal is covered by it and try to get your journal indexed in the main database...

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08 Oct

Knowledge E celebrating our 5th Anniversary

By Kamran R. Kardan, Knowledge E

Last month we celebrated our 5 th year in operation. It is the perfect time to look back at the journey and to reflect on what we have achieved so far and the lessons learnt. It has been an exciting yet challenging journey and we have been fortunate to have the support of amazing clients, great partners and a fantastic team along the way.     Why did we start? The who...

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10 Sep

Top 5 reasons why every academic should get an ORCID record today

By Philip J. Purnell, Knowledge E

There has been an explosion of ‘ORCID-fever’ in recent months throughout Middle Eastern university corridors. Lots of researchers are talking about this emerging identifier but not all are signing up. Here, I examine the top 5 reasons why scholars have decided to sign up, or not.   Before we start, what is it?   The Open Researcher & Contributor ID (ORCID) is...

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18 Jun

How to Make Sure of a Journal Impact Factor & Its Indexing Information

By Mohamad Mostafa, Knowledge E

Journal Impact Factor (JIF) of an academic journal is an indicator of the impact of a journal with respect to the quantity of scholarly research published in that journal. The JIF is calculated by dividing the number of citations received in a certain year for articles published in that journal during the two preceding years, by the total number of scholarly research papers published in that journ...

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11 May

اختر الدورية المناسبة لنشر أبحاثك .. المشاكل والحلول

By Mohamad Mostafa, Knowledge E

Source: مقدمة: العديد من الدوريات تنشر حول العالم ويتم اطلاق دوريات جديدة كل أسبوع. وبالتزامن مع هذه الزيادة الكبيرة فى عدد الدوريات، ظهر للواجهة الكثير من الناشرين المخادعين (Questionable Publishers) وظهرت أيضا ا...

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03 May

Happiness in the workplace – something to chase

By Therese Bill, Knowledge E

If there were a worldwide bet on what one thing every single person on this earth would strive for, I would put all my money on ‘happiness’. Happiness is the foundation of everything and happiness can depend on many different things. Happiness at the workplace will be one piece in the ‘happiness in life puzzle’. Studies have shown that people generally are happier when they are employed. ...

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28 Feb

Navigating the safe passage through the minefield of predatory publishing

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By Philip J. Purnell and Mohamad Mostafa, Knowledge E

Like many of the world’s scholars, young researchers at Al-Nahrain University in Iraq have been told they need to publish research articles in academic journals in order to progress in their careers. Aware of the low acceptance rates and lengthy publication delays in traditional journals, many turn to relatively recently launched open access journals that market their quick turn-around an...

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