{journal-publishing} concerns questions on submitting and revising (La)TeX based articles submitted to scientific journals.

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Efficient ways to anonymize a document

Many academic journals practice double-blind peer review which means that the author is required to blind their document by removing any references that can reveal the author's identity. How can I ...
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Producing a volume of a journal in LaTeX

As a matter of academic curiosity, I've been wondering for a while how one could produce an entire volume of an academic journal (not just a single journal article) using LaTeX. It seems clear to me ...
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Submitting a journal article as a single tex file

Although many academic journals readily accept submissions in some format of TeX, indeed some enlightened ones insist on it, it is rare that one can simply send exactly the same document that one has ...
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Best Practice: Match different Journal specifications

In most cases one does not write papers for one journal exclusively. Changing your code to match all specifications takes a lot of afford and time. There is a wide variety of question referring to ...
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Bibtex style for “Statistics and Computing”

I would like to create a bibtex style which answers the requirements of Statistics and Computing journal. How could I do that? Here is an example of how the bibliography should look like: Journal ...
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Using TikZ in journal articles

I had not been aware of Tikz before joining this site, but am impressed with what it appears to be able to accomplish. Before I jump in and start learning all about it though, I wanted to see if ...
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What software do publishers use?

I know I am not alone in my frustration when converting my LaTeX documents for submission to publishers whose typesetters don't use LaTeX. For instance: maybe they only accept eps figures, which ...
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Issue with Springer spbasic

I'm using natbib for an article to be published in a Springer journal. These are their official TeX/bibtex styles, which include a tex template and some bibtex/natbib styles. If I use ...
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What is the recommended practice for making multi-article publications with LaTeX?

I would like to migrate the process of preparing a scientific journal at our department from MS Word to LaTeX. There is already a document class that could be used for individual articles. However ...
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Options for supplementary materials in preprint version: revTeX + arXiv

Those days, there are more and more papers which accept supplementary materials, as e.g. the Physical Review Letters: see their policy regarding supplementary materials. For them you can submit two ...
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Automatic deletion of unused macros

The following scenario occurs quite often to me: I have a couple of input files where I have my own macros, mainly math-related stuff like definitions for \esssup and so on which are not available in ...
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Self-publishing an academic journal

I am an occasional LaTeX user and have used it for a number of personal projects, including trying to write a technical book. To that end, I have no problems. Late last year, I was volunteered to ...
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breqn in journals

I read the breqn manual, and I love the ideas in it (semantic markup for equations, automagic line breaks in math displays). I would like to use it in my work (I am a research mathematician, so I ...
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Pgfplotstable for journals

a) Most journal have old LaTeX distribution or do not want to bother with “complicated” packages such as those derived from pgf (see Using TikZ in journal articles). I have build a table using ...
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conditional highlighting with soul

The journal PLoS ONE, says in the FAQ When submitting your revision, you will need to include the following new files: [...] A ‘clean’ copy of your revised manuscript. A revised manuscript with ...
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Get the caption of figures to build a personalized list of figures

I would like to build a very simple list of figures (as required by Cambridge Journals). They should be ordered to have a progressive number, thus in order of appearance. First all the figures and ...
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Converters between formats in different journals [duplicate]

Often, a paper is submitted to a journal, rejected, then sent to a different journal. Each journal has different style guides. In theory, changing the style should be as easy as changing the document ...
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Creating a journal from a set of articles

How can I create my own journal from a set of articles. Say, every article has a form: \documentclass{myjournalclass} \title{Article Title} \author{A.U. Thor1} \afill{afill to A.U. Thor1} ...