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Faculty Workshop Series: Session 5: Where to Publish? How to Select and Target Publishers

Increasing your Scholarly Impact: Navigating Promotion and Tenure A University Libraries Workshop Series

Session 5: Where to Publish? How to Select and Target Publishers - December 1st

Course Description

  • ‚ÄčAn in depth look at what matters most in targeting the best publishers for your work.  Topics will include a comparison of commercial, University-based, trade and open-access publishers, identifying appropriate journal publications with impact factors, citation reports and other measures of reputation and readership, and specialized library resources for finding and choosing the best publication venue for your book manuscript or article.

  • Evaluating journals (impact factors, reputation, tiers, audience/readership)

  • Measuring relative impact factors of different journals

  • Evaluating publishers (types, reputation, what they publish, open access)

  • Commercial vs. University vs. Open access publishers

  • Trade vs. research monographs