Knowledge Dissemination

  • Robert L. Shewfelt


No research is completed until it has been written up. Scientists establish their reputations on the basis of numbers of refereed publications and funded grants. Grant funding is largely based on numbers and quality of refereed publications. This chapter will cover the process of writing a manuscript, submission to a journal, review by referees, the decision of it by the editor, revision and resubmission of accepted manuscripts, and dealing with rejected manuscripts. An accepted manuscript is described as being “In Press” until it is published and becomes an article.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert L. Shewfelt
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  1. 1.Department of Food Science & Technology Food Process Research & Development LaboratoryUniversity of GeorgiaAthensUSA

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