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Started 25th Jan, 2022

The power of keywords and audience-centric papers: Reflections and thoughts on number of citations, publishing, and highly-impacted journals

I don't know if this was already asked or not, but I thought I'd give it a try. How do you guarantee your research reaches more audience? What if it is not a generic topic that has similar previous applications? How do citations work (Other than keyword-ing and finding similar topics online and in journals)? What constitutes a great work if the audience of the paper(s) is only a handful of people? Does it have to be one of the very well-known journals to get highly cited (from your experience)?
Please share.

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22nd Mar, 2022
Samar Elkhalifa
Hamad bin Khalifa University
Joseph C Lee I agree with you. Thanks for the contribution!

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25th Jan, 2022
Wolfgang R. Dick
Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy
The following previous discussions are on increasing citations in general and on making research more visible. This is not specifically what you asked, but nevertheless it may help you to take a look at these dicussions:
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25th Jan, 2022
Samar Elkhalifa
Hamad bin Khalifa University
Thanks Wolfgang R. Dick for sharing
29th Jan, 2022
Andrew Paul McKenzie Pegman
University of Auckland
Just do your best and try to publish in high impact journals :)
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29th Jan, 2022
Samar Elkhalifa
Hamad bin Khalifa University
Andrew Paul McKenzie Pegman Sounds like a good plan. Thanks for sharing your opinion
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22nd Mar, 2022
Joseph C Lee
Queensland Health
My advice is that some fields even the best journals do not have such a high impact factor. Yes, if it is possible then definitely try for that but if not possible, I am safe knowing that other serious researchers in my field (including potential employers) will know what are the so-called good journals in my field and will recognise that. Journals are also labelled as Q1 - top 25% or Q2 - 25-50% and so on. That, again, I expect will be good for me, even if the journals I publish in do not have a very high IF.
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