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What makes a bad journal article?

What makes a bad journal article?

Overestimate your contribution Good ingredients for a truly terrible article are dismissive statements about previous work done by others, incorrect and unjustified self-congratulations, lack of critical self-reflection – in short: lack of modesty.

Is scientific reports a bad Journal?

Nature Scientific Reports is a legitimate, properly peer-reviewed and edited journal, so a publication in it will be a positive on a graduate school application.

Are scientific journals reliable?

Articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed, academic, and refereed journals are more credible than articles from popular or trade journals (‘magazines’) because they have gone through the most rigorous review process. They also have the most references or citations.

What does bad scientific writing look like?

* Very long sentences. * Lots of references to other sections. * No clear description of the scientific contribution of the paper. * No clear description of related work.

What is the reputation of Scientific Reports?

We offer our authors a highly respected home for their research. Scientific Reports is the 6th most-cited journal in the world, with more than 540,000 citations in 2020*, and receives widespread attention in policy documents and the media.

Is IEEE a journal?

IEEE publishes the leading journals, transactions, letters, and magazines in electrical engineering, computing, biotechnology, telecommunications, power and energy, and dozens of other technologies.

What is a flawed science?

Bad science is a flawed version of good science, with the potential for improvement. It follows the scientific method, only with errors or biases. Often, it’s produced with the best of intentions, just by researchers who are responding to skewed incentives. Pseudoscience has no basis in the scientific method.

Which is an unreliable source?

The following are unreliable sources because they require confirmation with a reliable source: Wikipedia: although this is a good starting point for finding initial ideas about a topic, some of their information and attached resources may not be reliable. Self-published sources. Opinionated articles such as editorials.

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