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Whose Name Goes First?

Three scholars share how they resolved a conflict over authorship order on an interdisciplinary article.
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A Plan Is Better Than Luck

Good strategy is often the difference between a nice idea and one that truly makes a difference in the world.
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Negotiating Authorship

You need to talk about assigning credit — before the research project gets started.
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'Dear Forums ...': My Student Won't Leave Me Alone. Help!

Also in our weekly roundup of the best conversations from The Chronicle's discussion forums: thoughts on switching departments, right-of-first-refusal clauses, embargoed dissertations, and veering off on tangents in class.
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Get Your Manuscript Out!

Peer reviewers play a key role in helping you do that, even when they say mean things.
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Peer Reviewing the Peer Reviews

With a little help from your friends, you can understand which reviewers have been helpful and which should be ignored.