Get expert answers to your questions in analytical chemistry, academic journals , editorials and scientific communication and more on researchgate, the professional network for scientists. Jan karel lenstra centrum wiskunde & informatica, science park 123, 1098 xg, amsterdam, netherlands email jan karel lenstra area editor: approximation and heuristics. Through elsevier online system i have responded to the journal's revision request, and after 2 days, the status has changed to 'with editor' however, for the last 2 months the status hasn't changed should i have to write an email to an editor about the process for the paper i am a bit worried if i am giving. However, these interpretations should be objective, and constructive comments, and the authors of this article are invited to respond to these letters (author's response to the letter) though the most frequent reason of writing a letter to the editor is to make a comment on a previously published article, also research reports,. If you wish to enquire whether your article or letter might be suitable for consideration by nature, please use our online presubmission enquiry service all presubmission enquiries must include a cover paragraph to the editor stating the interest to a broad scientific readership, a fully referenced summary paragraph in the.
These sample letters demonstrate how to present your work professionally & persuasively an excellent cover letter is a valuable asset when submitting a scientific or academic paper to a journal editor, but cover letters are notoriously difficult to write. Letters to the editor: published online only letters are opinion pieces on work published in circulation research and are reviewed by the editors to establish scientific decorum, overall level of interest to the readership, clarity, and appropriateness as contributions to the scientific literature. Article: writing cover letters for scientific manuscripts - another article from bioscience writers the cover letter is an important document that must do more than tell the editor that you are submitting your manuscript for consideration it should capture the editor's attention, provide information about the.
Learn how to write and send effective print and e-mailed letters to editors of various media types, together with examples, that will gain both editorial and reader support. Letters are important to us they often provide more penetrating critiques of articles than any form of prepublication peer review1 if the publication of a scientific article resembles an appearance in court then the letters columns is where the jury of peers records its verdict imagine our regret therefore that we.
Then give it to a colleague to read does any data in the letter match the data in the article if you mention a 10% increase in yield in the letter, and a 7% increase in the abstract, the editor will start to doubt your research keep it consistent: format your letter to match the formatting of the article for example. Research that he or she has published or has no real hope of publication as peer- reviewed article • once published, such letters can be cited as publications, quoted in other articles, and used in support of grant and job applications • letters in journals of repute have potential to acquire a respect that they may not warrant. Organizations often take action on issues facing the community that were initially brought to light by a letter to the editor newspapers and other media receive many more letters than they have room to publish try submitting a letter to your local paper, where the chances that your letter will be published are better.
(i) papers submitted/accepted as communications that require more than 80 printed pages in the final version will instead be published as articles articles communications invited features forums letters to the editor articles articles describing significant original research comprise the core of the journal articles. Of a local or regional newspaper the letters to the editor section is one of the most widely read sections of any newspaper or periodical important to the readership of the paper (eg higher test scores scientifically based research global economy) do not make broad statements that can't be backed up with facts it's best. If you're looking for solid advice on how to write a strong journal submission cover letter that will convince editors to review your research paper, then look no further we know that cover letters can impact an editor's decision to consider your research paper further as such, this guide aims to explain (1) why.
Cover letters a good cover letter can help to “sell” your manuscript to the journal editor as well as introducing your work to the editor you can also take this opportunity to explain why the manuscript will first paragraph: include the title of your manuscript and the type of manuscript it is (eg review, research, case study. The authors of the original paper sometimes respond to these with a letter of their own controversial papers in mainstream journals often attract numerous letters to the editor good citation indexing services list the original papers together with all replies depending on the length of the letter and the journal's style, other. It is advantageous to you to help the editor-in-chief to understand how your paper complements other research published in the journal doing this does not guarantee that your manuscript will receive a peer review, but failing to do this may reduce the chances that your work will stand out and be taken.