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Publishing Your Research

Presenter: George Woodward, Executive Publisher, Biochemistry, Elsevier. Panelists: Dr. Tim Sauer, Dr. Thomas Stratmann, and Dr. Viviana Maggioni.

Publishing research in well-known scientific journals is one way researchers build a reputation in their community and allow the wide dissemination of their work. This workshop will introduce best practice tips and hints when writing a paper, highlight the editorial process, and detail the main ethical issues that face authors, reviewers, editors and publishers on a day-to-day basis.


  • Publication process: stakeholders and their roles
  • Planning an article
  • Choosing the right journal - Best practices, practical advice
  • Understanding journal metrics
  • Publishing ethics
  • Reference tools
  • The reviewing process
  • Publishing models – Traditional publishing and Open Access
  • Article publishing charges (APCs)
  • Predatory publishers
  • Promoting your research
  • Monitoring your article
Wednesday, October 24, 2018
2:00pm - 3:30pm
1014A&B Fenwick Library, Instruction Rooms
All Mason Libraries
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