4 Answered Questions for the topic authorship

Authorship Writing Editing


What exactly is an editor?

I recently read the assertion that many great works of fiction were chiefly down the contribution of a good editor. I must admit I was a little taken aback by this statement. I had never really... more


Giving a talk on a paper whose authorship is not finalized?

I will shortly be giving a seminar presentation on a research project that I worked on with collaborators X, Y and Z. We have not yet submitted our paper for publication, and one question we have... more


How to frame/explain that I built datasets used on several publications, but I'm not on the papers?

I was wondering how I could frame/explain in my CV that I built the datasets used in several publications outside of my field. I'm in the health sciences but have worked for a couple social science... more


Should I list talks on my CV given by co-authors?

On my CV, I have a few talks listed where I was not the presenting author (though I am a co-author on the work).I have left them on my CV because as a graduate student, my CV is pretty slim.... more

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