Author seminar : How to Write Great Papers: from Title to References, from Submission to Publication

A seminar for authors “How to Write Great Papers: from Title to References, from Submission to Publication” will take place on 20 March 2014, at 13:00 until 15:30 pm in Lecture Theatre 1, William Gates Building, Computing Laboratory.  Please sign up here.

This seminar will be given by Toby Charkin, Executive Publisher ,Life Sciences, Elsevier, and Michaela Kurschildgen, Account Development Manager, Elsevier.

Knowing how to correctly prepare a paper, and the most appropriate scientific journal to send it to will significantly increase the chances of your paper being accepted.  Furthermore, a strong grasp of the review process and the organization of the editorial office can help you – the researcher – understand what will be expected of your submission when it hits the desk.

Here’s your chance to learn from 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
  • Publishing Open Access
  • How to use information resources as a tool for authors (brief online demo on Scopus and Mendeley

Audience: (Junior) scientists and PhD students of ALL disciplines

This seminar is organized jointly by the Cambridge University Library and Elsevier.

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