Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Journals, make up your friggin' minds!

I just love going through the "Instructions for Authors" when I submit a manuscript to a journal. The instructions are often grossly out-of-date, and usually self-contradictory. Here's a very typical example,
Each figure should include a single illustration.
If a figure consists of separate parts, it is important that a single composite illustration file be submitted, containing all parts of the figure.

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