Editors Csse Jun08 V4


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This presentation is by 2 editors on advice for publishing, and is geared towards graduate students

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Editors Csse Jun08 V4

  1. 1. PUZZLED OVER PEER REVIEW? Strategies for Publishing Your Academic Work from the Editors of CJLT/RCAT and CJNSE/RCJCÉ Michele Jacobsen Kelly Edmonds CCGSE/CSSE presentation June 2008
  2. 2. Topics <ul><li>Selecting an appropriate journal </li></ul><ul><li>Open-Access publishing </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Review of Research </li></ul><ul><li>Editor’s Submission Tips </li></ul><ul><li>Editor’s Advice </li></ul>www.cjlt.ca www.cjnse-rcjce.ca/
  3. 3. CJLT and CJNSE/RCJCÉ Selecting an appropriate journal <ul><li>Purposes and mandate </li></ul><ul><li>Roles of editorial team </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Who are all of these people?! </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Targeting journal guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Question and answer </li></ul>Our Two Journals - Diverse Examples!
  4. 4. CJLT and CJNSE/RCJCÉ Open Access Publishing <ul><li>An attitude and moral stance </li></ul><ul><li>An approach to working with authors </li></ul><ul><li>Copyright issues and intellectual property </li></ul><ul><li>Academic integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Question and answer </li></ul>
  5. 5. CJLT and CJNSE/RCJCÉ Academic Review of Research <ul><li>Purpose </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Editorial review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Peer review </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blind/non-blind </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Process </li></ul><ul><li>Timeline </li></ul><ul><li>Question and answer </li></ul>
  6. 6. CJLT and CJNSE/RCJCÉ Editor’s Submission Tips <ul><li>Determine your manuscript TYPE </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Research paper, literature review, case study, position paper, critical scholarship, book review </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Submission Criteria </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journal purpose, length, format, citation style, inclusive language, Media </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Strong Academic Writing style </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Coherence, flow, organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contribution, innovative ideas </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cite your sources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Careful of personal opinion and pronouns, verb tenses, acronyms, and colloquialism </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. CJLT and CJNSE/RCJCÉ Editor’s Advice <ul><li>Be confident in the value of your work </li></ul><ul><li>Be persistent </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Do your homework </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Resubmit when invited to do so </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be patient </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Recognize appropriate timelines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Editors and peer reviewers are volunteers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mind your reputation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Polite, humble </li></ul></ul>How can I increase the chances that my work will get published?
  8. 8. Contact <ul><li>dmjacobs @ ucalgary.ca </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Editor, CJLT/RCAT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>kaedmond @ ucalgary.ca </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Editor, CJNSE/RCJCE </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slides available at slideshare: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net and search for CSSE2008 </li></ul></ul>