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Publishing in Academic Journals: A Workshop with Victoria Babbit

A workshop for early career researchers and phd students who have little to no publishing experience. The workshop will provide a basic overview of the current state of academic publishing to enable a better understanding of the process and as well as offer guidance.

About the Workshop

Publishing is an integral element of the researcher process with most academics required to publish at least once in their professional career.  Researchers must also navigate a publishing landscape that is constantly evolving.  This workshop is designed for early career researchers and phd students who have little to no publishing experience.  It will provide a basic overview of the current state of academic publishing to enable a better understanding of the process and as well as offer guidance to help them succeed.

The workshop will cover the following topics with examples and the opportunity to ask questions:

  • Publishing cycle: basic overview of the publishing landscape and process
  • Assessing journals: what to look for when choosing where to publish
  • Creating impactful titles and abstracts
  • Research and publishing ethics: overview of publishing ethics
  • Peer review basics: overview with recommendations
  • Open Science: an introduction to OA, licensing, data sharing etc
  • Typical reasons for rejection and how to avoid them
  • Promoting your research: tips on how to share your work more broadly

About Victoria Babbit

Victoria Babbit is the Director of Researcher Development and Outreach at Taylor & Francis.  Victoria joined Taylor & Francis in 2008 and throughout the past decade has supported societies, editors and authors in the region as they navigate the rapidly changing publishing landscape.   In collaboration with the library community and academic institutions, she is actively engaged in building capacity and ensuring publishing success through courses and workshops for early career researchers. Prior to joining Taylor & Francis, Victoria pursued a PhD in Geography, focusing on migration, at the University of Washington.

Details 

When: March 3rd 13.15-14.45 (you are welcome to bring your own lunch).

Where: Room 550, Sveavägen 65.

Please register here by March 2nd.

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