Lead author or also first author is the person who made the most contribution to that paper and the main person responsible for it credit for published papers is a big issue in academia, it's basically the currency with which your value is determined in the academic community also in citations the name of the first author. Universiti malaysia pahang for normal research group, the main contributor should be the first author for student and supervisors, normally student is the first author, followed by supv and co-supv some opinion said the first author is the main researchers that stay in the lab doing the experimental work and writing papers. In my earlier post on authorship, i had discussed icmje guidelines that help researchers in deciding whether a contributor qualifies to be an author or not in this post, i am going to discuss the order in which author names should be included in a multi-author paper the order of authors on a scientific paper. Authors 1 the person who did the work and wrote the paper is generally listed as the first author of a research paper 2 for published articles, other people who made substantial contributions to the work are also listed as authors ask your mentor's permission before including his/her name as co-author abstract 1. Welcome to our author tips page - and congratulations on the publication of your article we are committed to promoting your research to a wide-reaching audience - but did you know there are also some simple steps you can take to extend the reach and impact of your paper. Authorship of a scientific or scholarly paper should be limited to those individuals who have contributed in a meaningful and substantive way to its intellectual content although not qualifying as co-authors, individuals who assist the research effort may warrant appropriate acknowledgement in the completed paper. Submitting an article to internet research on scholarone manuscripts please log on to internet research at with your username and password this will take you through to the welcome page (to consult the author guidelines for this journal, click on the home page link in the resources. Kudos is a free platform for explaining and sharing your published research in plain language it's easy to register, and a link is sent to all corresponding authors immediately after a paper's publication once you've explained your research in plain language and shared it via your social media networks, you can track the.
The author of an accepted research paper (that showed some benefits for a controversial treatment) contacted the journal shortly prior to publication of the paper it is the policy of our journal not to share commissioned editorials with authors ahead of time this author had, however, received a copy of the journal press. We appreciate that not all authors of research papers will have done this, and we will still consider your paper if you did not involve patients at an early stage we do, however, request that all authors provide a statement in the methods section under the subheading patient involvement. The following ssrn rankings are based on statistics from ssrn's elibrary and updated monthly ssrn top authors ssrn top accounting authors ssrn top business authors ssrn top economics authors ssrn top law authors ssrn top political science authors ssrn top finance authors (forthcoming.
An original research paper can not contain previously published data in any form without a proper citation • authorship and the order of authorship must be agreed upon by all of the authors and any other personnel who participated in the work but are not included as an author • it is not permissible to submit a work that is a. What's the best way to acknowledge the work of colleagues who might have helped provide intellectual background for a particular study but who did not participate in the collection of the data or the preparation of the manuscript and what of the lab head, whose ability to bring in money keeps the lights on. It's rare that an article is authored by only one or two people anymore in fact, the average original research paper has five authors the growing list of collaborative research projects raises important questions regarding the author order for research manuscripts and the impact an author list has on readers'.
Papers representing work completed within three years of the completion of a degree programme, are eligible for the basin research early career award the student must be the senior or sole author of the paper, and the content should represent largely independent work of the student, based on their own research. Research paper writing platform offering writing guidance from start to finish, easily collaborate with co-authors, find and submit to the best journal. The following recommendations are intended to ensure that contributors who have made substantive intellectual contributions to a paper are given credit as to be an author, some journals now request and publish information about the contributions of each person named as having participated in a submitted study,. Scopus is the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed research literature with over 22,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers you can use this free author lookup to search for any author or, use the author feedback wizard to verify your scopus author profile register for your.
Added an answer dear jan the first author did all the foot work, wrote the article, did more than 50% of the work the last author is the senior person who directed the research, or in whose unit the research took place, the other authors contributed significant, without their input the publication would not have been possible. It covers topics such as authors' rights, ethics and plagiarism, and journal and article metrics if you have research data to share, make sure you read the guide for authors to find out which options the journal offers to share research data with your article free e-learning modules on preparing your manuscript can be found.
Apa (american psychological association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences this resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the apa manual, offers examples for the general format of apa research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and. There are people listed as authors on several of my papers who were unaware of the work being done i know of a phd student whose work was attributed to a postdoctoral researcher in his lab, but there was nothing he could do because the group leader was complicit in the fraud i know of a research. An international, peer-reviewed genome sciences journal featuring outstanding original research that offers novel insights into the biology of all organisms. The author is entitled to post the accepted manuscript in their institution's repository and make this public after an embargo period (known as green open access) the published journal article cannot be shared publicly, for example on researchgate or academiaedu, to ensure the sustainability of peer-reviewed research.