Highly cited papers previously rejected

Campanario JM, Acedo E. 2007. Rejecting highly cited papers: The views of scientists who encounter resistance to their discoveries from other scientists. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology. Article online in advance of print (6 Feb).


A useful survey about the difficulties encountered by scientists to have their own articles published. Manuscripts containing new ideas are often rejected, but once published by using different strategies, they can attract a great deal of citations and become highly relevant.