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First Tuesday Scholarly Publishing Series

Do you want your research to make a difference? Do you have new insights, compelling data, or innovative ideas that would be of interest to others? Faculty, professional staff, graduate students, and undergraduate researchers can all make meaningful contributions to their disciplines through scholarly publishing. This series of programs, open to all, will provide the building blocks of a plan to publish your research.

September 5, 2017 Finding a place to publish.

Led by Diana Symons and Kathy Parker

What’s the best journal, monograph series, or other publication for your work? This session will introduce strategies for finding the right place to publish. Topics include publication scope and value, journal selection, journal impact factors and other citation metrics.

October 3, 2017 Getting a work out the door.

Led by Kyhl Lyndgaard and guest editor

You’ve done your work and have a well-written article, thoughtful book outline, or sample chapters in hand. What comes next? This session will cover ways to make sure your research catches the attention of a publisher. Topics include writing a proposal, submitting a manuscript, and handling revisions after peer review.

November 7, 2017 Owning your work.

Led by Molly Ewing, Diana Symons and Jonathan Carlson

They liked it! An editor wants to acquire your work. How do you share your work without giving it away forever? This session addresses author rights in the publication process. Topics include negotiating licenses, open access, and copyright.

December 5, 2017 Learn from the experts. (Postponed to Spring semester)

Guest panel of published faculty, facilitated by Kyhl Lyndgaard

They did it, and so can you. In this session, faculty colleagues share their experience with scholarly publishing.