Publishing Journal Articles:

Strategies for Success

Journal articles should be published in order to make the greatest possible impact in the scientific field - not simply to increase the list of publications.

In this workshop, we will discuss how to navigate the different steps of publishing and how to deal with the peer review process, increasing the chances of acceptance.

Included topics

  • Publishing for impact
  • How to select a target journal
  • H-index, impact factor and other journal and article metrics
  • The peer review system: submitting, revising, and resubmitting
  • How to effectively communicate with editors and reviewers
  • Publishing ethics for editors, reviewers and authors
  • Authorship disputes
  • Copyright and plagiarism issues
  • Open access journals: the pros and cons

Learning outcomes

At the end of the workshop, you will be able to:

  • use strategies to enhance the quality of your publications
  • evaluate the quality of a target journal
  • describe the process of the peer review system
  • write effective cover letters and revision letters
  • recognize and avoid misconduct in publishing