How the Library Can Help You Get Published

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This guide will give you a quick overview of how the library can assist you in getting your article or research published.

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How the Library Can Help You Get Published

  1. 1. How the UJ Library can assist you in getting published Sophie van der Walt: Subject Librarian X2641 [email_address]
  2. 2. The Publishing Process and where the library can assist you: Copyright: medir.ohsu.edu
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Library can assist you in: </li></ul><ul><li>Finding the right journal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Aiming your article at the right journal is a crucial step in being published. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  Obtaining the Author Guidelines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>  Every journal will have detailed notes on the scope of articles published, type of paper, word length, font, references style etc. and YES they are extremely important. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  Finding the Editors’ contact details </li></ul><ul><li>  Finding a co-author </li></ul><ul><li>  Finding an Accredited journal </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Both a DoE accredited journal as well as an internationally accredited journal </li></ul></ul>Services offered
  4. 4. Find the right journal <ul><li>Aiming your article at the right journal is a crucial step in being published. </li></ul><ul><li>To find possible journals for your article: </li></ul><ul><li>Do searches on the databases for articles on similar topics and see what journals they are published in. (Remember to limit your search to Academic journals. </li></ul><ul><li>Use the ISI Journal Citation Report (JCR) to find the highly cited journals . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>click on ISI Web of Knowledge on the list of database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>then on Additional Resources and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>then on Journal Citation Report to find highly cited journals for your subject area. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Management falls under Social Sciences while Business is a separate category in JCR.   </li></ul></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>For a guide on how to search in the databases, please have a look at the following slideshow: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Research Guide slide show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or make an appointment with me for training and help </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Remember: </li></ul><ul><li>It is considered very poor etiquette to submit an article for consideration to more than one journal at a time. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have not heard from the editor, contact them and inform them that you will now submit the article to another publisher. </li></ul>Search the databases
  6. 6. <ul><li>Click on ISI Web of Knowledge on the list of database, then on Additional Resources </li></ul>Find a high impact journal
  7. 7. <ul><li>Click on Journal Citation Report to find highly cited journals for your subject area. </li></ul>Find a high impact journal
  8. 8. <ul><li>Click on the JCR edition (Social Sciences) you require, as well as how you want to view the journals </li></ul>Find a high impact journal
  9. 9. <ul><li>Choose your subject area. </li></ul><ul><li>(Business and Management are two separate subjects in JCR ) </li></ul>You can also choose how you want the information sorted Find a high impact journal
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  12. 12. <ul><li>Every journal will have detailed notes on the scope of articles published, type of paper, word length, font, references style etc. and YES they are extremely important. </li></ul><ul><li>Read a few issues of the journal before submitting your article to get a feeling for the writing style favoured by that journal. </li></ul>Obtaining the Author guidelines
  13. 13. <ul><li>You can find all the submission details (editor email etc) on the journal or publisher’s web site. </li></ul><ul><li>  There are two ways of getting to the journal site: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to the A-Z list, type in the journal name and follow the links to the journal site on the database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to Google , type in the journal name and follow the link to the journal or publisher website </li></ul></ul>Finding the Editors’ contact details
  14. 14. <ul><li>By doing searches on the databases in your topic/theme you can see which authors are prolific writers on that topic </li></ul><ul><li>Cross check these authors with the ISI Highly Cited Researches </li></ul><ul><ul><li>click on ISI Web of Knowledge on the list of database </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>then click on Additional Resources and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>then on Highly Cited to find highly cited authors for your subject area. </li></ul></ul>Finding a co-author
  15. 15. Finding a co-author Click on ISI Web of Science
  16. 16. Finding a co-author Type in your surname, staff number and password
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  19. 19. Finding a co-author <ul><li>Now you can: </li></ul><ul><li>Search for a specific author </li></ul><ul><li>Browse by name, institution, country or subject area </li></ul><ul><li>View your own profile (if you are a Highly Cited author) </li></ul>
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  26. 26. <ul><li>You can also use the NRF Rated Researchers at: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.evaluation.nrf.ac.za , </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>click on Facts and Figures on the left and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>then on the search link. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>The NRF divides researchers into categories: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Leading international researchers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Internationally acclaimed researchers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Established researchers </li></ul></ul>Finding a co-author
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  31. 31. Finding an Accredited Journal <ul><li>South African: </li></ul><ul><li>On my blogs : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On the DOE’s website under Documents: Publications </li></ul><ul><ul><li>South African Approved Journals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>On Sabinet under the Online References— Subsidie databasis </li></ul><ul><li>Email me for the list </li></ul><ul><li>International: </li></ul><ul><li>On my blogs : </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>On the DOE’s website under Documents : Publications (incl. Arts & Humanities Index IBSS, Science Citation Index, Social Science Citation Index Expanded) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>On the Thomson Scientific website: under the Master Journal List </li></ul><ul><li>Email me for the list </li></ul>
  32. 32. If you have any questions please phone me on x2641 or send me an email to [email_address] 03
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