Prodigal Academic says when you are choosing where to submit a manuscript, it's important to consider who is most likely to actually read it. While her institution may place more emphasis on publishing in journals with high impact factors, she would rather see her paper make an impact among her peers.

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Even when given the option, not too many authors choose double-blinded peer-review for their manuscripts, ScienceInsider reports.

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