Navigating the publishing world—scholarly or otherwise—can be a daunting process because of the many considerations at play, and the often-times high stakes involved. This guide will help you identify key elements to explore in order to make an informed decision about where to publish your work.
These slides are available as templates for teaching and workshops, or for learning more about the topic. Please contact your subject specialist for more information.
What to Consider When Choosing a Publisher
An introduction to academic publishing, this slide presentation provides an overview of publishing options, a discussion of open access publishing, and a selection of resources and tools to assist in evaluating which is right for you.
Open Access at Penn
You will find a definition of open access publishing, information about how the Penn Libraries supports it, and avenues for assessing journal quality.
Raising Your Visibility Through Sharing Your Scholarship
This presentation covers the benefits and challenges associated with sharing your work on academic platforms both commercial and discipline specific. In particular, it provides information on pre-print platforms and their role in time stamping your work, making your research discoverable, and providing an opportunity for discussion among peer scholars.
Choosing Publishing Options for Medical Academics
An introduction to academic publishing tailored to the needs of academics in the medical field. These presentation slides include an overview of the publishing landscape, an exploration of open access publishing (along with potential costs and funding sources), and tools and resources for selecting a publishing outlet and evaluating scholarly impact.
I Wrote My Dissertation, Now What?
Designed for those currently writing a dissertation or who have recently completed one, these workshop slides provide an overview of important considerations, including: embargoes, submitting to ProQuest, copyright registrations, Creative Commons licenses, scholarly repositories, future publishing goals, etc.
Beyond this guide, Penn Libraries' subject specialists are available to further assist in the publishing process. With expertise in identifying, evaluating, and assessing impact of journals, publishers, and scholars across the disciplines, our subject specialists are a useful resource for your publishing needs.
Get Organized with Mendeley: Get Started, Bring Your Questions
February 6, 2023 11:00AM - 12:00PM GRADUATE CENTER AT PENN
Introduction to EndNote: Managing your Citations
FEBRUARY 7, 2023 11:00AM - 12:00PM GRADUATE CENTER AT PENN
February 8, 2023 11:00AM - 12:00PM ONLINE
RefWorks: Getting Started and Troubleshooting
February 9, 2023 1:00PM - 2:00PM
GOLDSTEIN ELECTRONIC CLASSROOM (Room 114), Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Introduction to Data Visualization
February 13, 2023 1:00PM - 2:00PM GRADUATE CENTER AT PENN
Ethical Dissertation Writing: Reuse, Permission, and References
February 18, 2023 1:00PM - 2:00PM GRADUATE CENTER AT PENN
Understanding and Leveraging Online Academic Profiles
February 20, 2023 11:00AM - 12:00PM GRADUATE CENTER AT PENN
Raising the Visibility of your Scholarship: Preprint Platforms and Academic Sharing Sites
February 22, 2023 11:00AM - 12:00PM GRADUATE CENTER AT PENN
I Finished My Dissertation, Now What?
February 28, 2023 11:00AM - 12:00PM GRADUATE CENTER AT PENN
Image Use and Permissions for Research and Publishing
March 14, 2023 1:00PM - 2:00PM GRADUATE CENTER AT PENN
What to Know Before Starting Your Dissertation
March 16, 2023 1:00PM - 2:00PM ONLINE
Open Educational Resources
March 21, 2023 2:00PM - 3:00PM ONLINE
Where to Publish for the Health Science Community
March 23, 2023 1:00PM-2:00PM ONINE