Most of the time, we know when to use a capital letter: the names of people and places, the first word of a sentence, and when citing a direct quote “Xxxxx”. However, there are some common areas where many writers run into confusion about using capital letters. Knowing when to capitalize increases the presentation value of a manuscript, so we’ve provided below a list of recommendations for some of these common issues and the correct use of capitalization in these cases.
Okay, so you’ve spent weeks, months, years (or even a lifetime!) on your research, submitted it to the leading journals in your field, finally been accepted and published in the journal of your dreams; that’s you done, right? Wrong. Now is the time to promote your hard work and ground-breaking findings, and let others know that your article exists. Promoting your article increases your presence and raises your profile within the academic community, as well as ensuring that your findings are out there and known about.
It is important to be aware of the different types of literature that exist and the variety of publication types within each class. It is also important to honestly evaluate your work to determine what publication type is most appropriate for your study.
With so many journals to choose from, you need to be confident that the journal you submit to is a reputable journal in the field. How can you do this?
There are lists available online that can help you determine which journals are reputable (e.g., those from DOAJ or Scholarly Open Access), but learning how to carefully evaluate each journal yourself is the best way to ensure that the journal you choose is the best one for your manuscript.
There are a number of factors you should consider:
Author awareness key in selecting reputable editing services
As Asia becomes a larger player in publishing research, the threat of unscrupulous companies looking to profit from this growth also increases.