Author: Rob KitchinDuncan Fuller/Publisher: Sage PublicationsYear: 2005Language: EnglishPages: 191ISBN/UPC (if available): 817829592X
For academics and postgraduates alike, this is the definitive guide to successfully publishing research. Its working premise is that completing a project is only the first phase of research. Publication is the second phase, and it requires specific skills and knowledge. This book provides the essential information on these skills in clear and succinct form:Explains the different ways in which research can be published: in journals, books, reports, the Internet, popular media, and conferences.Demonstrates how the structures, practices and procedures involved work-making them easily understood and transparent.Situates research in the larger and changing context of Higher Education.The Academic’s Guide to Publishing will show you how to secure a job, how to gain tenure, how to survive research assessment exercises, and how to obtain promotion. If you are a postgraduate or an established academic, this guide is a vital resource. This is one of the few books that places publication in a wider context of career development and progression, or the organization and regulation of academic life.
PREFACEACKNOWLEDGEMENTSPublishing ResearchA Strategic Approach to PublicationWorking with OthersGeneral Writing AdviceMalpractices and Intellectual PropertyWriting for Journals and Edited BooksWriting ReportsPublishing on the InternetDissemination through Popular MediaTypes of Book and Selecting a PublisherWriting and Submitting a Book ProposalNegotiating a Book ContractWriting a BookEditing a Book or Special IssueSelf-publishing a BookProposing a New Journal or Book SeriesEditing a Journal or NewsletterThe Production ProcessAttending Conferences and Presenting Papers and PostersMaking and Keeping ContactsOrganizing EventsFinal WordsAPPENDIX 1Useful references and resourcesAPPENDIX 2Questions journal editors are often askedAPPENDIX 3Refereeing for journals and publishersINDEX