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How to get your article published                        Los Angeles | London | New Delhi                          Singapo...
How to get published●   Why publish in a journal?●   Choosing the right journal●   Preparing your article●   Publication e...
Why should you considerpublication?● Quality   • Do you have a contribution to make?   • Peer review process / Journal rep...
Which journal should you submit to?● Aims and Scope● Metrics   • Thompson Reuters (ISI)   • Scopus (Elsevier)   • REF (UK)...
Preparing your manuscript● READ the manuscript submission guidelines   • Referencing style   • Word limit   • Title, abstr...
Preparing your manuscript            - Copyright and Ethics●   Obtain permission for all copyrighted material●   Authorshi...
Preparing your manuscript● Check the JOURNAL WEBSITE● Check the SAGE AUTHOR GATEWAY   http://www.uk.sagepub.com/journalgat...
Submit!● Submit to one journal at a time● Online manuscript submission system   • Scholar One (SAGE Track)● Email         ...
What happens next?PEER REVIEW● First impressions count – submit the best possible product● Academic Editors are busy peopl...
Peer review: the nuts and boltsA new guide from Sense about Science● Basics of peer review with early career  researchers ...
Typical first decisions● Revisions are nearly always requested● DECISION TYPES   • Desk reject   • Reject after review   •...
Handling revisions●   Follow the timeframes requested for review●   Demonstrate what you have changed●   Address each refe...
Handling rejection●   Read the referees’ report and the Editor’s letter●   Focus on why●   Try and re-work the paper●   Co...
Life after acceptance                                                   Production                   Copyediting          ...
SAGE Journals Online Platform● Hosted by Highwire, 50million+ monthly users● Highwire hosted articles rank higher on major...
What are my intellectual property rightsas a SAGE author?Journal Contributor’s Publishing Agreement● Exclusive licence● © ...
SAGE Open Access optionshttp://www.uk.sagepub.com/aboutus/openaccess.htm                          http://sgo.sagepub.com/ ...
Maximising the impact of your article                             Los Angeles | London | New Delhi                        ...
Additional resources       SAGE Journal Author                    ‘Publishing Journal            Gateway                  ...
Thank you for listening  www.sagepub.com                    Los Angeles | London | New Delhi                      Singapor...
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In July, SAGE editors from the Humanities and Social Sciences Journal team visited the University of Sussex Research Hive to present to researchers on the theme of successfully publishing in academic journals.

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  1. 1. How to get your article published Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  2. 2. How to get published● Why publish in a journal?● Choosing the right journal● Preparing your article● Publication ethics● Peer review, editor decisions and revising● Life after acceptance● The online journal● Intellectual property rights● Open Access● Maximizing the impact of your article● Helpful resources Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  3. 3. Why should you considerpublication?● Quality • Do you have a contribution to make? • Peer review process / Journal reputation • Academic advancement● Dissemination • Journal website (+ SAGE media channels) • Consortia and Developing World Initiatives • Society members receive issues of a journal Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  4. 4. Which journal should you submit to?● Aims and Scope● Metrics • Thompson Reuters (ISI) • Scopus (Elsevier) • REF (UK) / ERIH (Euro) / ERA (Aus)● Journal usage● Publication speed● Accept / Reject rates● Discuss with senior colleagues● What journals do you read? Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  5. 5. Preparing your manuscript● READ the manuscript submission guidelines • Referencing style • Word limit • Title, abstract, keywords • Conventions of academic writing • Supplemental data?● Proof read● Cover letter Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  6. 6. Preparing your manuscript - Copyright and Ethics● Obtain permission for all copyrighted material● Authorship / Acknowledgment● Funding statement● Conflict of interest● Plagiarism (don’t do it)● Journal Contributor’s Publishing Agreement● COPE - http://publicationethics.org/ Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  7. 7. Preparing your manuscript● Check the JOURNAL WEBSITE● Check the SAGE AUTHOR GATEWAY http://www.uk.sagepub.com/journalgateway/authorGateway.htm● English language editing services - http://www.uk.sagepub.com/journalgateway/engLang.htm● Supplementary data - http://www.uk.sagepub.com/repository/binaries/doc/Supplemental_data_on_sjo_guidel ines_for_authors.doc Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  8. 8. Submit!● Submit to one journal at a time● Online manuscript submission system • Scholar One (SAGE Track)● Email Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  9. 9. What happens next?PEER REVIEW● First impressions count – submit the best possible product● Academic Editors are busy people● Check the review policy – some journals will indicate turnaround times● Look at the editorial board/associate editor list – potential reviewers of your paper● Check the online submission system for updates Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  10. 10. Peer review: the nuts and boltsA new guide from Sense about Science● Basics of peer review with early career researchers in mind● 91% of researchers from a 2009 survey believe that their last paper was improved through the peer review process● Free booklet available online● Advice from editors, reviewers, publishers and journalistswww.senseaboutscience.org/resources Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  11. 11. Typical first decisions● Revisions are nearly always requested● DECISION TYPES • Desk reject • Reject after review • Major revisions required • Conditional accept with minor revisions • Accept without change – extremely rare Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  12. 12. Handling revisions● Follow the timeframes requested for review● Demonstrate what you have changed● Address each referee point in a covering note● If you can’t meet all criticisms, explain why● Be positive● Process can take 2-3 iterations Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  13. 13. Handling rejection● Read the referees’ report and the Editor’s letter● Focus on why● Try and re-work the paper● Consider submitting to an alternative journal Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  14. 14. Life after acceptance Production Copyediting Typesetting PDF Proofs Author Review Editor Review Proof corrections collated Revised PDF created Online First publication Published online ahead of assignment to an issue 3 -4 months after acceptance Publication in an issue Sent to press Available to subscribers in print and online Author access PDF of final article sent to author Opportunities to purchase or receive offprints Promotion International dissemination through Social media Impact & Citations journal sales Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  15. 15. SAGE Journals Online Platform● Hosted by Highwire, 50million+ monthly users● Highwire hosted articles rank higher on major search engines● Toll free inter-journal reference linking● Mobile optimized sites● OnlineFirst● Social bookmarking and sharing links● Most read and cited article lists Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  16. 16. What are my intellectual property rightsas a SAGE author?Journal Contributor’s Publishing Agreement● Exclusive licence● © The Author(s)● Permissions handled by SAGE who ensure protection against infringement of copyright● Authors have a right to re-publish in a book● Authors can distribute on a non commercial basis● Post prints can be deposited in a repository after 12 months www.sagepub.com/journalgateway/pubPolicies.htm# Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  17. 17. SAGE Open Access optionshttp://www.uk.sagepub.com/aboutus/openaccess.htm http://sgo.sagepub.com/ Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  18. 18. Maximising the impact of your article Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  19. 19. Additional resources SAGE Journal Author ‘Publishing Journal Gateway Articles’ http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books /Book236083/titlehttp://www.uk.sagepub.com/journalgateway Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
  20. 20. Thank you for listening www.sagepub.com Los Angeles | London | New Delhi Singapore | Washington DC
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