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July 17 2018 - 13:00
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About the Event

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UKSG webinar - Writing for Academic Publication from UKSG: connecting the knowledge community

"It's wonderful that Helen Fallon shares her extensive experience of writing and publishing.  She shows us how academic professionals who are not faculty can contribute to academic and scholarly conversations in a way consistent with our positions." – Cecilia Dalzell, Quinnipiac University

"It was a very interesting and informative webinar that gave just the right amount of information to get people started on the topic being covered and was delivered at a good pace." – Jill Boland, University of Derby

"Well-structured, edifying, and professionally stimulating. Supportive of professional development." – Lara Elmelinda, The University of the West Indies

"A very interesting webinar. Helen makes it sound so straightforward I aim to write an article in the next 5 months." – Siobhan Hawke, Bath Spa University

"The webinar is very informative and it will assist budding researchers to find their pathways. Well done. Really valuable learning." – Jan Davis, Tusla

93% of survey respondents would recommend this webinar.

This is a fantastic opportunity to listen to expert speakers with the added benefit of no travelling required. All registrants receive a link to a recording of the webinar so they can listen again at a convenient time.

This is a free webinar.

Overview

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

Speaker

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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 http://academicwritinglibrarian.blogspot.com/

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.

Registration

This is a free webinar and is open to members and non-members of UKSG alike.  It will be recorded and the speaker will use a web cam.

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Accessibility

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Queries

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