The Top 14 Resources for Researchers [from AJE]

Out of hundreds of resources for researchers, we have compiled our top 14 articles. Keep reading to find out which ones made the list!

Our goal at AJE is to help researchers, scientists, and scholars communicate their findings. One of the ways that we do that is by offering services, such as language editing, translation, figure formatting, and more. Another way that we do that is by providing free information about writing, publishing, and sharing research. Over the years, we have created videos, writing templates, data reports, infographics, and articles. We have offered webinars and have delivered in-person seminars. We have done this because we want to support researchers throughout the publication process.

From our hundreds of resources, we have chosen to highlight the top 14 as part of our 15 Days of AJE. We hope that you find the information in the resources below helpful as you write and publish your research!

Top 14 Resources from AJE

14. Choosing Effective Keywords

Get tips for choosing keywords to help increase the findability of your research.

13. Understanding Submission and Publication Fees

Learn more about the different types of fees that you might encounter when publishing your manuscript.

12. Writing a Good Comparison Sentence

View examples and information to help you write comparison sentences that are often useful in the results section of your manuscript.

11. Make a Great First Impression: 6 Tips for Writing a Strong Abstract

Read about what to include and what to avoid in your abstract.

10. Self-Plagiarism: How to Define it and Why You Should Avoid It

Find out what self-plagiarism is and why it is a problem.

9. Crafting an Appropriate Running Title for your Scientific Paper

Learn how to write a good running title for your paper.

8. Singular and Plural Forms in Scientific Writing

View tips for using singular and plural forms when writing about your research.

7. Materials and Methods: 7 Writing Tips

Write an effective, yet concise materials and methods section by using the tips in this article.

6. Editing Tip: ‘Such As’ and ‘Including’

Navigate confusion when using the phrases, ‘such as’ and ‘including’ in your paper.

5. Writing an Effective Figure Legend

Read about the aspects of a good figure legend.

4. How to Use ‘e.g.’ and ‘i.e.’

Learn about using the terms ‘e.g.’ and ‘i.e.’ accurately when writing.

3. Writing Acknowledgments for Your Research Paper

Find best practices for the acknowledgements section of your manuscript.

2. Active vs. Passive voice: What’s the difference? What should I use? And why does it matter?

View information on and examples of using the active and passive voice when writing.

1. Writing a Journal Cover Letter [Free Template]

Get instructions, plus a template to help you write your cover letter to the journal you are submitting your work to.

We hope that these top resources, as well as our many other resources are helpful when writing about and sharing your research!

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