Seminar: Author Strategies for Successful Journal Publication (Wiley)

Successfully getting a journal paper published is one of the most challenging aspects of a young researcher’s career. While acceptance or rejection depends heavily upon the original quality of one’s research, it is helpful to know more about selecting journals, the peer review process, and the point of view of receiving editors and reviewers. There are also important aspects related to disseminating your research to ensure it is read and cited more widely.

This journal publication seminar will talk about how to select a journal, how to communicate your paper’s relevance to get published, and how to promote your research to increase readership and the increase chances for citation. Topics cover but are not limited to: 

  • Benefits to the post-graduate students and young researchers
  • Gain a better sense of how editors perform review
  • Learn methods of communicating your paper’s relevance
  • Understand how to enhance readership and citations of your research
  • Know how to handle rejection
 Date : 3 May 2016 (Tue)
 Time : 4pm - 5:30pm
 Venue : Teaching and Learning Lab 1, 3/F, Library
 Speaker : Mr. James W. Murphy (Director, Research and Professional, Wiley)
 Registration : Please click on this link for registration.


About Speaker

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Based in Beijing, James leads Wiley's scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing activities in Greater China. This includes publishing peer reviewed English-language journals for the global market on the behalf of academic societies and research institutes, as well as driving Chinese authorship for Wiley's global portfolio of journals, books, and other online content. He is a member of Wiley’s Intellectual Property Group, which advises on best practice for retractions and ethics issues for Wiley’s partner journals. He also speaks regularly on subjects related to paper submission techniques, peer review, open access and publishing ethics.

James has an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California and graduated magna cum laude from the University of Oregon with a B.A. in East Asian Languages and Literatures.

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