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 develop a set of "how-to" strategies that will enhance the quality of your journal articles and increase the chances of acceptance.

Included topics

  • How to make the sections of an article more persuasive
  • 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
  • escribe the process of the peer review system
  • write effective cover letters and revision letters
  • recognize and avoid misconduct in publishing