Monday, August 31, 2009

Quote about submitting a paper

As a reviewer, I see a lot of papers that are sent in with the idea that they will do the final editing after the reviews (or perhaps that the reviewers will provide what they need to edit to final form). My personal view is that when you submit a paper it should be in final form and that you should be comfortable with the paper going directly to press as is. It is a waste of time for all of us to review anything less.
-Prof. Jim Steenburgh, Chair, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Utah