Important Steps in Writing Research Paper

Writing a research paper is the most essential part of our research process. research publication will explain to the world about our research work, our contributions, and impact of the work. It also helps other researchers to understand the benefits and research gaps from the research area. In this article, we are going to find out the 8 important steps in writing a research paper.“The first draft is just you telling yourself the story.”
1. Title
Selecting a perfect title to our work is the first important step which also defines what our paper is all about. The title should be more informative and included all our major keywords in it.
2. Abstract
Statistics say, more than 90% of researchers read the abstract next to the title. It is a very important step defines writing a research paper. abstract is a summary of our research work it usually was written 100-150 words, this should be very crisp and clear about the research, what the whole paper is going to talk about.
3. Introduction
The introduction sets the first stage of our analysis and also predicts the tone and direction of our research paper. It helps readers to understand the paper even they don’t have any prior domain knowledge.
4. Methodology
The methodology describes our research paper’s goals and the procedures that what we carried out in the research work. a proper research methodology helps journal reviewer and readers to understand the entire concept of our research.
5. Conclusion
The fifth most important step to writing a research paper is the conclusion. it is a final summary of the results that we managed to achieve through our research. this also should explain why and how we arrived to this particular conclusion.
6. Review of Related Studies
Review of Related Studies places our research to define existing data and information about the previous research papers. It is very important to clearly explain our existing research experiment carried out in the same area that we used as a reference or base.
7. Recommendations
In the recommendation, carefully explain what needs to be done next and enumerate the possible steps that are needed to be taken. a proper recommendation will help readers and other researchers to carry out their own research.
8. Bibliography
The last and eighth important step in writing a research paper is a bibliography. In this, we have to list the source materials we used or consulted in making our research paper.
Whenever you start to write a new research paper make sure these 8 important steps in order to help the readers to be more comfortable and easy understanding.

National Consumer Day!

In India,the National Consumer Day is observed every year on December 24 to spread awareness about importance of consumer,their rights and responsibilities.

Mahatma Gandhi said”A customer is the most important visitor on our premises.He is not dependent on us,we are dependent on him.He is not an interrruption in our work,he is the purpose of it.”

On Dec 24,1986,the Consumer Protection Act 1986 received the approval of the President of India and came into force.It was enforced so that consumers can be more aware of their entitled rights.

The rights recognized under the Consumer Protection Act,1986,provided in the UN Charter are Right to protection,Right of Information, Right of Choice,Right of Hearing,Right of Redressal and Right of Education.

The theme of National Consumer Day 2020 is “The Sustainable Consumer”.Acknowleding the sustainability of the customer in these critical times is the most important thing to do to sustain Indian economy.

The consumer movement will highlight the changes in lifestyles of consumers so that it gets easy for the government and businesses to make sustainability the easy choice for consumers.

How to Select a Right Journal to Publish your Research Paper?

How to Select a Right Journal to Publish your Research Paper?

1. Use Journal Finder

Most of the leading publishers provide a free tool called ‘Journal Finder’, which helps to identify the right suitable journal for research area with relevant keyword to publish the manuscript. some of the journal finding tools are given below.

IEEE Publication Recommender

Wiley Jounal Finder

Elsvier Journal Finder

Springer Nature Journal Suggester

Edanz Journal Selector

Cofactor Journal Selector

2. What type of article accepted by the journal?

Before going to submit your manuscript verify the types of articles accepted by the journal(Review, Case study, or Theorem). Ensuring the journal’s publication policy will reduce more time by selecting the right journal.

3. Get expert recommendations

Getting a view about the journal from senior scholars or professors is a good idea to select the journal. If they already published their article in that journal then they would have enough knowledge about the journal procedures.

4. Analysis Journal Metrics

Analysis journal’s Impact Factor(IF) is one measure of its reputation, but not always the most important. You should consider the prestige of the authors that publish in the journal and whether your research is of a similar level.

Check -> How Impact Factor(IF) is calculated?

5. Check the frequency of the publication

The different journal has a different timeline of the review process, always verify the frequency of the publication (Monthly, Quarterly, or Twice a yearly) before submitting your manuscript.

6. Published Articles in the Literature

Analyse the published articles in your field that are similar in scope and impact on the field, and see where they were published. It is an easy way of selecting the journal by checking your literature review paper’s publication.

Always select two or three choices of a suitable journal from your research area. if your paper is rejected from your first-choice journal, you can quickly submit to your second-choice journal.

Important tips before choosing a journal

Read or download Guide for Authors.

Verify the journal topics match your area of research.

Check if the journal is invitation-only as some journals will only accept articles after inviting the author.

Submit your paper to only one journal at the time.

Read the aims and scope of the journal.

If you need to publish open access know that most Elsevier journals have open access options explained on the journal homepage.

Check the journal performance for the review and publication timelines.


Hope, this article helps you to select the right journal to publish your valuable scientific research article.