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Inside Guide to Getting Published

September 2012

Burwood and Geelong, September 2012

Two "Inside guide to getting published" workshops, hosted by the Library and the Institute of Research Training, were held at Burwood and Geelong recently in September 2012.

The workshops are designed to assist academic staff and higher degree by research students to develop publishing strategies in a competitive research environment. Please follow the links below to the presentations for valuable advice, tips and ideas.

Presentations

  • Inside guide to getting published : Asking why, what, when and where to publish are all dimensions of a publication strategy
    This presentation will discuss the tricky question of whether to focus on quantity or quality.
    Presenter: Professor Roger Horn, Dean of Research Training, Deakin University
    Notes (PDF)
  • Getting published - key issues and challenges
    Presenter: Professor Paresh Narayan, Alfred Deakin Professor, School of Accounting, Economics and Finance
  • Receiving readers' reports: strategies to address positive and negative reports on your journal article
    Presenter: Dr Keith Beattie, Senior Lecturer, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • The many facets of "getting published"
    Presenter: Dr Melissa Parris, Senior Lecturer, School of Management and Marketing
    Notes (PDF)
  • Strategic publishing: Some experiences in getting published
    Some experiences in publishing in high impact factor journals, being on an Editorial panel and reviewing papers (efficiently).
    Presenter: Professor Andrew Sinclair, Chair in Nutrition Science, School of Medicine
    Notes (PDF)
  • Developing a publication track record- Perspectives from an early career researcher
    Presenter: Dr Luke Henderson, Senior Lecturer in Organic and Materials Chemistry, Institute for Frontier Materials
    Notes (PDF)
  • Tips for ensuring your manuscript is right for your chosen journal and how to survive the submission process
    Presenter: Dr Sally Savage, Research Fellow, School of Nursing and Midwifery and Barwon Health
    Notes (PDF)
  • Inside guide to getting published: Tools, databases, resources
    An overview of tools, databases & resources to assist researchers to identify quality publishing outlets and publications
    Presenter: Ms Josipa Crnic and Ms Linda Kalejs, Research Librarian, Deakin University Library
    Notes (PDF)

June 2012

Burwood and Geelong, June 2012

Two "Inside guide to getting published" workshops, hosted by the Library and the Institute of Research Training, were held at Burwood and Geelong recently in June 2012.

The workshops are designed to assist academic staff and higher degree by research students to develop publishing strategies in a competitive research environment. Please follow the links below to the presentations for valuable advice, tips and ideas.

Presentations

  • Inside guide to getting published : Asking why, what, when and where to publish are all dimensions of a publication strategy
    This presentation will discuss the tricky question of whether to focus on quantity or quality.
    Presenter: Dr. Roger Horn, Dean of Research Training, Deakin University
    Notes (PDF) - iLecture Recording (32 mins)
  • Resilience & publishing in the ERA climate
    Presenter: Professor Jo Salmon, Associate Head of School (Research), School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences
    Notes (PDF) - iLecture Recording (20 mins)
  • Publishing Strategies: When to publish during your PhD, and what to publish where
    Presenter: Dr Luke Henderson, Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Notes (PDF) - iLecture Recording (24 mins)
  • Strategic publishing: What some journal editors and academic publishers say about getting published
    Presenter: Associate Professor Rohan Bastin, Acting Head of School, School of Humanities and Social Sciences
    Notes (PDF) - iLecture Recording (23 mins)
  • Avoiding a nasty review and dealing with one if you don't
    Presenter: Professor Matthew Barnett, ARC Future Fellow and Chair in Metallurgy, Institute for Frontier Materials
    Notes (PDF) - iLecture Recording (23 mins)
  • Inside guide to getting published: Tools, databases, resources
    An overview of tools, databases & resources to assist researchers to identify quality publishing outlets and publications
    Presenter: Ms Josipa Crnic and Ms Linda Kalejs, Research Librarian, Deakin University Library
    Notes (PDF) - iLecture Recording (17 mins)

October 2011

Geelong, October 2011

In this seminar, four experts from Deakin University gave insights into how to get published in a competitive research environment, and provided advice and valuable tips on developing strategies for getting published.

  • Publishing strategies
    When to publish what during your PhD; conferences and journals and what to publish where; impact versus reputation; how to get your paper read by others.
    Presenter: Dr. Georgina Kelly, ECR Program Manager, Deakin Research
    Notes (PPT) - iLecture Recording (26mins)
  • Being strategic about publishing with(in) a thesis
    The public and accessible nature of contemporary PhD theses and the implications for publishing during candidature and within a thesis, and for subsequent publications.
    Presenter: Professor Terry Evans, School of Education
    Notes (PPT) - iLecture Recording (30mins)
  • Transitioning: riding the wave
    The transition from HDR student to Early Career Researcher, and how to recognise opportunities for presenting at conferences, networking and publishing.
    Presenter: Associate Professor Karen Stagnitti, HDR coordinator, School of Health; Social Development
    Notes (PPT) - iLecture Recording (16mins)
  • Publishing Strategies: An Anthropologist's Perspective
    Developing pragmatic and rewarding publishing strategies; strategies and opportunities for having multiple publication projects on the go; tailoring one's output to the esteem criteria relevant to disciplines as well as one's own esteem criteria relevant to one's specialist area.
    Presenter: Associate Professor Rohan Bastin, Deputy Head of School, School of History Heritage and Society and School of International Political Studies
    Notes (PPT) - iLecture Recording (40mins)

June 2011

Burwood, June 2011

In this workshop, keynote speaker Associate Professor Jeffrey Faux, from Victoria University, enlightened participants with his presentation "Publishing, politics and knowledge transfer".

Notes (PPT) - iLecture Recording

This presentation provided tips and techniques for getting published in journals, specifically, those of leading independent publisher Emerald. Topics included:

  • How to get started
  • How to target your work more effectively  
  • The essentials of a research paper 
  • The benefits of getting published  
  • What editors and reviewers actually look for
  • The five key questions that make or break a paper    
  • How to peer review your own work  
  • The secrets of revision

Associate Professor Faux is the editor of the Asian Review of Accountingand the editorial board member of the Malaysian Accounting Reviewand the International Journal of Management Education.

In addition, a panel of experts from Deakin University gave further insight into how to get published in a competitive research environment.

  • What editors look for in a paper before it is submitted to the review process
    Developing pragmatic and rewarding publishing strategies; strategies and opportunities for having multiple publication projects on the go; tailoring one's output to the esteem criteria relevant to disciplines as well as one's own esteem criteria relevant to one's specialist area.
    Presenter: Associate Professor Steve Dellaportas, Co-editor, Management Accounting Journal; Member of editorial panel, Asian Journal of  Finance & Accounting
    Notes (PPT) - iLecture Recording
  • How to respond to revisions
    Developing pragmatic and rewarding publishing strategies; strategies and opportunities for having multiple publication projects on the go; tailoring one's output to the esteem criteria relevant to disciplines as well as one's own esteem criteria relevant to one's specialist area.
    Presenter: Dr Melissa Parris, Editor-in-chief, Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal
    Notes (PPT) - iLecture Recording
  • How to co-author with academic colleagues
    Developing pragmatic and rewarding publishing strategies; strategies and opportunities for having multiple publication projects on the go; tailoring one's output to the esteem criteria relevant to disciplines as well as one's own esteem criteria relevant to one's specialist area.
    Presenter: Professor Ruth Rentschler, Consulting Editor, Journal of Arts Management Law and Society; Editorial Board Member,   Arts Marketing; Regional Editor, Journal of Nonprofit and Public Sector Marketing
    Notes (PPT) - iLecture Recording
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