In this short blog, we discuss the latest resources and initiatives freely available to academics and the public to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. Preprint servers and expedited peer-review Preprint servers are the fastest way to disseminate your research. Over 600 COVID-19-related preprints have already been posted on medRxiv and bioRxiv (see here for latest statistics). […]
My paper was rejected. What are my options?
Almost every scholar has had a paper rejected. Journal acceptance rates are typically low, ranging from 5% for higher impact journals (e.g., The Lancet) to 69% for “pay-to-publish” open access journals (e.g., PLoS ONE), whose criteria exclude the perceived importance of the paper. However, most rejected papers ultimately go on to be published [see 1 […]