Free UKSG webinar - Writing for Academic Publication

17 Jul 2018 13:30
17 Jul 2018 14:30

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This is a free webinar.


This webinar will introduce writing for academic publication for library staff. It will address issues such as:

  • Identifying topics to write about
  • Understanding the difference between peer reviewed and professional journals and the peer-review process
  • Identifying where to publish
  • The mechanics of writing
  • Submitting to an editor
  • Promoting your writing
  • Developing productive writing habits

Date: Tuesday 17 July 2018
Time: 1330 BST
Duration: 45-60 minutes including Q&A


Helen Fallon

Deputy University Librarian

Maynooth University

 Read more about Helen Fallon. Helen Fallon is Deputy Librarian at Maynooth University. She has worked in libraries in Ireland, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Namibia and Saudi Arabia. She is a member of the editorial board of New Review of Academic Librarianship (NRAL) and has published extensively.  She facilitates academic writing workshops internationally. She created and maintains the blog

Learning outcomes

  • Increased confidence and motivation to write
  • Know what is publishable and where to publish
  • Understand the peer-review process and the difference between peer-reviewed and professional publications
  • Better knowledge of how to write publishable articles
  • Greater awareness of how to promote published articles

Subject level and previous knowledge required

Introductory and non-intensive, no previous knowledge or experience required.


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