Publication Dictionary

The section houses all past issues published by that particular journal or publication house.
The editor mainly functions for identifying and acquiring new publication titles
It refers to the permission to view an article, or a portion of an article
It is an institutional committee that lay out certain guidelines and restrictions when experimenting on animals. No animal can be used for experimentation if the research is not approved by the instit
It is a set standard of a particular accrediting body that helps the body to decide whether an institution falls under the accreditation category or not.
It is a character “*”. It can be used in mathematical formulas representing multiplication or used to indicate foot note.
Critique: It refers to evaluation of the research paper pre- or post-publication by experts in the same subject field.
Correction (or errata): it refers to correction of a minor error in the research article.
Copyright: It is a guaranteed right to an individual researcher or institute relating to a research publication.
Contract/Publishing Agreement: This is a legal document signed between the author and the illustrator to sell to a publisher for use in a creative work.
Conflict of interest (COI): In research, if a researcher has any financial, personal or other interest which can result in study bias or raise concerns on his/her performance relating to legal and eth
Conference paper: The print or electronic version of a talk or presentation given at a conference or meeting.
Community review: In this, a research paper is reviewed by a research community dealing with the subject area.
Colophon: It is the complete information related to artwork.
Collaboration agreement: It is an agreement between the research institutes or groups with regard to conduction of research, intellectual property rights, authorship, etc.
Cohort Analysis: It is an analysis technique applied for a number of groups with a common statistical factor.
CMYK: It refers to the four basic colors, i.e. cyan, magenta, yellow, and black that helps in creation of a full color image.
Cluster analysis: It is a statistical analysis method in which items with common features are analysed together in a group.
Clinical trial: It consists of mainly three phases of clinical experimentation on a subject (either animal or humans) to test that particular drug’s efficacy or any concerned side effects. Clinical tr
Clinical investigator: A researcher or clinical expert who is involved in clinical trials.
Classified research: It refers to secret research operation carried out by any govt. labs or agencies.
Citation: It refers to references of the literature that has been cited in the research article.
Citation amnesia: Failing to cite any reference.
Chi-square analysis: A common non-parametric statistical test which compares an expected proportion or ratio to an actual proportion or ratio.
Censorship: Prevention of an information or idea to get public
Camera ready formatting: It refers to formatted document that matches the print ready format, after which the document can be send for printing.
Bound periodical or journal: This is the hard cover binding of the old issues.
Body type: It is the layout of the text.
Bitmap images: An image that is made up of pixels or dots.
Biobank: It is a repository for storing biological samples.
Biennial publication: An article published in every two years.
BIDS: Business information & decision support system.
BIC: Book industry communication.
Bibliography: It is a list of references referred to while drafting the paper.
Bias: If any study results reflects any unproven hypothesis subject to any personal academic interests, this may be called a study bias.
Bell curve: It is a distribution statistics which is bell shaped.
Basic research: This is the research is based on theoretical findings.
Baseline: It is a control mechanism in an experiment.
Authorship, ghost: It can be any subject expert or professional who would have made significant contribution to a particular research or drafting of a research paper, but he/she fails to get listed as
Author copies
Author biographies: It is a section mentioned in the research article that contains a brief introduction about the contributing authors.
Association Of American Publishers
APA: American Psychological Association style is a type of reference styling.
AP: Accounts Payable.
ANCOVA: Analysis of co-variance
American Book Association
Advance Information Sheet. The term is related to book publishing and holds all information regarding publication of a book, including date of publication, price, description, marketing information, a
Abstract-It is a summary of the Research paper

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