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Academic Publishing: Routes to Success
Mon 23 January 2017, 10:30 – 17:00 GMT
This one-day event will introduce postgraduate students to key aspects of academic publishing in the Arts and Humanities. The event is free to attend with lunch and refreshments provided, but registration is essential.
With a combination of talks, advice sessions and practical workshops, the day will give a comprehensive overview of topics including:
- Introduction to the processes of monograph publishing, with advice on choosing a publisher, writing and submitting a book proposal, and developing a project for successful publication.
- Expert guidance on submitting work to academic journals, with tips from Dr Chris Gair, editor of Symbiosis journal.
- Information on how review processes work, with advice on how to respond to peer review and develop your writing.
- Discussion of the ramifications of open access for academic publishing and Q&A with Betsy Fuller, repository librarian at the University of Stirling.
- Session on social media and blogging as a way of developing and communicating research in the Arts and Humanities, with advice from Nicola Osborne of EDINA.
This workshop takes place at the start of Academic Book Week and is organised by the Stirling Peer Review Project, with support from the AHRC-funded Academic Book of the Future project and the Scottish Graduate School of the Arts and Humanities.
Travel bursaries are available for postgraduate students within Scotland. For more information on travel bursaries, please see the SGSAH guidance on travel and subsistence for more details.