How to Publish in Scopus?

By going through this article you can know about the process involved in publishing your paper in Scopus quickly and effortlessly.

Opting for the Right Scopus Journal is Half the Job Done

            To select the journal for publication of your article have become very much tuff these days, because of the amount of traffic the academic journals, the specific topics and also the specializations  have increased more. Before selecting a journal for publishing your article you should consider many factors to select a better one.

Shortlisting Probable Journals

            The researchers should create a list of journals in which they can publish their article. For that you should know about all the journals present in Scopus, consider reviews from peers, do search in online and you can also take help from professional associations. They all can guide you with making a selection list for journals.

Considering their Impact Factor Values

            To know about the impact of journal you should consider some quantitative measures like journal rank, impact factor, h-index and article influence. You can know about the citation rate on an article that is published by their help. So, by knowing them you can examine both their values and citation count.

Getting Well-Versed with the Journal’s Formatting Style

            Every journal will be having their particular format and style for the articles they publish, you should meet those criterions to get published on their journal. Reach of a particular journal is based on the amount of subscribers it has and the distribution methods followed by them. If the journal is public, then it can have access for every reader, it helps you to reach out to more people.

Gathering some Intel on the Journal’s Peer-Review Process

            To know about the peer-review process of a specific journal you should collect information from sources such as reviewer’s stature, timelines and objectivity. By this you can get to know about the rejection rate of a specific journal.

Looking up the Journal’s Guidelines for Authors

               Before submitting your paper to a journal, you should go through the guidelines meant for authors. It can hold some important extra information for authors which you should follow for submitting your article in a particular journal. So, that should be given more care before submitting. After going through those guidelines you can select a journal which better suits your article.

Undertaking Prolific Research

            Once you decided the methodology for your study you can start your research work from choosing a topic. Initially you can choose a topic, after moving into the work if you want to change your research topic and question you can do it. Going more into the topic can change your direction of approach also. You can change anything you want that’s up to you but your work should find a novel solution for a query. You should keep the following things in mind while doing your research work:

  • Use as much sources to collect information
  • Take your own time for completing each section of your research program may be two hours for a session to produce a better result.
  • Make records and copies for all the information and data you collect.
  • That information can include details such as – title of your paper, publication date, details about publishers and authors, page number. Try to write all the information in your own words. That will help you to avoid plagiarism and to paraphrase your information. Avoid using quotes directly from other journals.

Nailing the Formatting of your Paper

            While writing your paper you should follow some formats for writing it, but you can’t achieve all of the formatting rules. There are some main rules which cannot be avoided which end up in trouble for you. You can start your writing work when you have organized all the information collected that might make your work easier.

            By structuring all your ideas with getting your ideas, concepts and thoughts organized you can plan about publishing your article in Scopus without even start writing it. For that you should analyze your data by summing it up. You should also arrange all of your notes according to page number.

To produce a high quality result you can follow the below mentioned instructions:

  • Know clearly about the message you want to pass on to your readers
  • Know about the importance of your research findings
  • The benefits of your research work
  • Think of will your work need more research

If you can get answers for all of the above mentioned instruction, it will help you to be more focuses on your work.

Striving for Clarity

The paper you produce should be completely unique. Authors want their readers to completely know about their work by reading it completely without quitting it in the middle. Authors should avoid using technical or jargon words. Once the paper is published in Scopus or any other journal it will be available for all the academics world-wide, so you should make your paper understandable for all language people.  

  • Clarity: You should clearly state the information you want to deliver and avoid using unnecessary information.
  • Simplicity: The sentences you use should be simple and precise without using complicated sentences.
  • Accuracy: Define all illustrations and data’s accurately.

The result of a scientific research will provide a meaningful outcome, which is defined as ‘p’ values. All researchers should be prepared to explain those terms. For example: Use the term “significant increase” in place of using “significant effect” to make it more descriptive.

      You can take help from any of the service providing companies which is globally reputed to make corrections in your writing to make it better. Because the article you submit for publication will be edited by an editor who is a native English speaker.

Here are some of the reasons you should know to learn about why you should be more focused on formatting your paper before submitting for publication:

  • It shows them you have read and followed all of the instructions. If they want to hire someone for a position, they won’t consider someone who didn’t follow the guidelines.
  • By following it you can provide consistency in writing. The readers can get to know about your organization of idea.
  • By following the guidelines for work you can more practice discipline in life also. Every domain have particular standards need to be followed like ensuring security in network, know to solve the accessibility issues.
  • You can learn about facing such standards in life.

By following guidelines you can be on track and concentrate more on work and allow you to take more efforts for the work. When you follow a particular methodology for work you can make work easier like assembling the references and creating cover page. If you have found a correct methodology for your work, you can spend more of your writing time to do research and idea organization.