Upcoming 'Author Seminar' for Academics, Researchers & PhD Candidates

Posted on: 09 Oct 2017

Upcoming 'Author Seminar' for Academics, Researchers & PhD Candidates

Knowing the best way of structuring your paper when writing it, and the most appropriate journal to send it to, really helps in getting your paper accepted. Also understanding how editors and publishers think and what they expect, and knowing how the peer review process works, is an invaluable insight into the publishing process.

Here's your chance to learn from the experts at Elsevier, the world's leading publisher of science, technology and health science journals.

Attend this seminar to find out about:

- Types of scientific publications
- The different types of research papers published
- Considerations before writing
- Choosing the right journal
- Writing using correct language
- The structure of the manuscript
- The submission and review procedure
- Author responsibilities: publishing ethics and plagiarism
- How to use information resources as a tool for authors (Scopus)

Results:

After attending this seminar, participants will have a clear idea of the steps needed to be taken before starting to write a paper. They will also be able to plan writing manuscripts using the logical step sequence – not the sequence in which the paper will be read. Authors are also made aware of what aspects of their papers Editors and Publishers look at critically, and to ensure that in taking care of these areas, their papers are much more likely to be accepted.

Dealing with referees’ comments and the art of polite rebuttal are also described such that these can be used to improve the submitted paper suitably. Sensitive areas such as publishing ethics, plagiarism, duplicate publishing, etc are also clearly explained such that participants have a clear understanding of what their responsibilities are, what is allowed, and what is not permitted.

Conclusions:

These insights into the publishing process will enable the participants to be more confident as an author in the world of science publishing, and so should help them get their papers published more easily.

This Seminar will be held on Thursday 9th November @ 10.00am in the Nimbus Seminar Room.

Reserve your place on this seminar by e-mailing library.info@cit.ie