Mar 2, 2018


What is a Journal Publication?
1.  A journal publication is an academic or research journal is a periodical publication. 
2.  In the journal, research relating to a particular academic discipline is published.
3. Academic journals serve as permanent and transparent forums for the presentation, scrutiny, and discussion of research.
4.  They are usually named as peer-reviewed or refereed.

What is Elsevier?
1.     Elsevier is an information and analytics company.
2.     It is one of the world's major providers of scientific, technical, and medical information.
3.     It was established in 1880 as a publishing company.
4.     It is a part of the RELX Group.

Elsevier supports Article Transfer Service?
1.  Elsevier supports Article transfer service. 
2.  Elsevier authors can transfer their article submission from one journal to another for free if they are rejected, without the need to reformat, and often without needing further peer review.
3. Reviewers are not asked to review the same manuscript several times for different journals.

How can I Publish My Paper in Journal?
1.     Find a journal suited for the publication.
2.     For easiness, find a journal by paper title and abstract.
3.     Prepare your paper for submission.
4.     Download our 'Get Published' quick guide', which outlines the essential steps in preparing a paper.
5.     Submit the paper.
6.     Revise the paper according to the reviews received.
7.     Track your submission.
8.     Track your accepted article.
9.     Share and promote the paper further.

What is Paper Publication Review Process?
A research paper also called an article, will only be considered valid if it undergoes a process of peer review by one or more referees (experts in the same field) who check that the content of the paper is suitable for publication in the journal.

How Do You Know if An Article has been Peer Reviewed?
1.  In the search results, look for a referee jersey icon to indicate that a journal is refereed, which is a synonym for peer-reviewed.
2.  Or you can click on a journal to see the full record. If it says Refereed Yes, then you know the journal (and the articles published in it) are refereed or peer-reviewed.

How Long does it take to get Peer Reviewed?
1.  Journals ask reviewers to complete their reviews within 3-4 weeks. However, few journals have a mechanism to enforce the deadline, which is why it can be hard to predict how long the peer review process will take.
2.  Generally reputed journals take around 4-10 months to provide the first review of the paper.

What is the Meaning of Scopus indexed Journals?
1.  Scopus is a bibliographic database containing abstracts and citations for academic journal articles.
2.  It covers nearly 22,000 titles from over 5,000 publishers, of which 20,000 are peer-reviewed journals in the scientific, technical, medical, and social sciences.

What is an Open Access Publication?
An Open access publication is for those individual articles for which their authors (or their author's institution or funder) pay a specific fee for publication, often referred to as an article-processing charge.

What is the Meaning of An indexed Journal?
1.  Indexation of a journal is considered a reflection of its quality. 
2.  Indexed journals are considered to be of higher scientific quality as compared to non-indexed journals.

What is the H-index in Scopus?
1.  The H-index is an author-level metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of the publications of a scientist or scholar.
2.  The H-index is based on the set of the scientist's most cited papers and the number of citations that they have received in other publications.

What is the Impact Factor of a Journal?
1.  The impact factor is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year.
2.  The journal citation report (JCR) also lists journals and their impact factors and provides ranking in the context of their specific field(s).

What does ISSN mean in a Journal?
1.  It is International Standard Serial Number.
2.  ISSN is an eight-digit serial number used to uniquely identify a serial publication.
3.  The ISSN is especially helpful in distinguishing between serials with the same title.

What is i10-Index?
1.  An i10-Index is the number of publications with at least 10 citations.
2.  It is used by Google Scholar.
3.  It is a way to scale the productivity of a scholar.
4.  It is Very simple and open to calculate.

What is the Average Impact Factor for a Journal?
1.  The impact factor of a journal is defined as the ratio between citations and recent (previous two years) citable items published.
2.  In other words, as the average number of citations in a given year of articles published in that journal in the preceding two years.

What is Elsevier Journal Finder (EJF)?
1.  It’s a great tool to find the best-suited journal for you.
2.  You can paste your paper title and abstract first.
3.  Then EJF will tell you the top likely journals with various parameters like matched data, first review period, impact factor of that journal and so on.
4.  You are also requested to consult the journal's Aims and Scope for further guidance.

5.  Finally, the Editor will decide on how well your article matches the journal.