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Finding my publisher
Welcome to topic two. Previously, you learned why ethical research publication practices are so important – not just to you, but to the research community as a whole.
Now, let’s hear from Roxanne Missingham, University Librarian at The Australian National University, on how to identify genuine and credible publishers which will enhance (not hinder) your career progress.
In this video, Roxanne will unpack the concept of a predatory publisher, help you identify credible publishers and what you can expect from them, and tips for choosing a best fit publisher.
Finding my publisher.pdf
These slides from Roxanne will help you search for journal impact and ranking in your discipline.
Finding my journals.pdf
Next up, we'll hear from Rosalia da Garcia from SAGE publishing. In these videos, she will take you through selecting a best fit journal, how to pitch your idea to a journal editor and provide you with some insider knowledge of the world of publishing.
Selecting the right journal.pdf
Making a pitch to a journal editor.pdf
Our next presenter is Andrew Stammer, the Director of CSIRO Publishing. In this series of videos, Andrew discusses factors to consider when choosing a journal for publication, the information provided by journal webpages, the importance of a journal's reputation and will provide you with insights into the world of publishing.
Choosing the right journal.pdf
Following on from Roxanne's video, we recommend you watch Jeffrey Beall's short video below which is helpful in explaining how predatory publishers target and impact the careers of even the most experienced scholars and researchers.
©Jeffrey Beall 2013 Used with permission
Anderson, R. (2015)
Deceptive Publishing: Why
We Need a Blacklist, and Some Suggestions on
to Do It Right
Beall, J. (2012)
Predatory publishers are corrupting
Beall, J (2012)
Criteria for Determining Predatory
Open-Access Publishers (2nd edition)
Tenopir, C. (2016)
What Motivates Authors of Scholarly Articles? The Importance of Journal Attributes and Potential Audience on Publication Choice
AAUP Finding a publisher
InCites for journals
COPE Code of Conduct for Journal Publishers
COPE Principles of transparency and best practice in scholarly publishing
Bullock, C. (2015).
Predatory publishers criticised for 'unethical, unprincipled' tactics
You now have an insight into the world of scholarly publishing and those pesky predatory publishers.
Follow the next arrow to take our quiz and self-assess your new knowledge of finding quality publishers and dealing with predatory publishers.
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