Seminar: Getting Published (hosted by Elsevier) 19th March (University of Manchester)

Publishing Connect with Elsevier

Wednesday 19th March 2014, 12:30 – 15:00

VENUE: Room C5.1, Ellen Wilkinson Building

Course summary

This seminar will be presented by Clare Lehane, Executive Publisher, Energy & Planetary Science, and Michaela Kurschildgen, Customer Consultant, Elsevier, the world’s leading publisher of science, technology and health science journals. Aimed primarily at Medical and Life Sciences and EPS postgraduates it will explain the best way of structuring your paper when writing it, the most appropriate journal to send it to, and will really help 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 invaluable insight into the publishing process.

Course Coverage

  • The publishing landscape
  • Considerations before writing
  • Choosing the right journal
  • Writing using correct language
  • Structure of the manuscript
  • Submission and review procedure
  • Content Innovation/Article of the Future
  • Open Access
  • How to use information resources as a tool for Authors (Scopus & Mendeley)
  • You will also get the latest on sensitive areas such as publishing ethics, plagiarism, duplicate publishing etc

To book a place at this event visit http://www.library.manchester.ac.uk/courses/course/?id=467

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