Getting published in academic journals : navigating the publication process /

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Author / Creator:Paltridge, Brian, author.
Imprint:Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, [2016]
Description:xiii, 114 pages ; 23 cm
Subject:Scholarly publishing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Academic writing -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Learned institutions and societies -- Publishing.
Academic writing.
Learned institutions and societies -- Publishing.
Scholarly publishing.
Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Format: Print Book
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Other authors / contributors:Starfield, Sue, 1952- author.
Notes:"This book is written to be used in courses and workshops on publishing, as a supplement to the books in the revised and updated 'English in today's research world' (Swales & Feak) series, and as a stand-alone guide for academic writers working independently"--Page 4 of cover.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-114).
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Orientation
  • Why Write for Publication?
  • Chapter 1. Writing for Academic Journals
  • What Is an Acceptable Research Publication?
  • Ethical Issues in Writing for Publication
  • Expectations of Writing
  • Becoming Part of the Community
  • Writing in an Appropriate Style
  • Writing for an Audience
  • Making Time for Your Writing
  • Publishing from a Dissertation
  • Co-Authoring
  • Getting Feedback on Your Writing
  • Writing Groups
  • Chapter 2. Deciding Which Academic Journal to Publish In
  • The Standing of Academic Journals
  • Impact Factors
  • Other Measures
  • Acceptance Rates
  • Types of Academic Journals
  • Peer-Reviewed Journals
  • Disciplinary Journals
  • Field Journals
  • Interdisciplinary Journals
  • Newer Journals
  • Regional Journals
  • Publications That Are Not Peer Reviewed
  • Online Journals
  • Open Access Journals
  • The Role of Social Media in Academic Journal Publishing
  • Targeting Academic Journals
  • Evaluating Potential Journals
  • Is the Journal Peer Reviewed?
  • What Is the Standing of the Publisher?
  • How Long Has the Journal Been Published and
  • What Is Its Quality of Production? Who Publishes in the Journal?
  • What Is the Visibility and Accessibility of the Journal?
  • Does the Journal Have Themed or Special Issues?
  • What Is the Word or Page Limit for Articles?
  • Deciding Which Journal Fits Your Article
  • Internationalizing a Research Article
  • Keys to Publishing Success
  • Don't Get Discouraged
  • Chapter 3. Connecting Your Article to Readers
  • Choosing Keywords
  • The Importance of a Good Title
  • Writing a Successful Abstract
  • Variation in the Structure of Journal Articles
  • Creating a Research Space
  • The Importance of the Discussion Section
  • Do I Need a Separate Conclusion?
  • The Importance of Current References
  • Reading as a Writer
  • Chapter 4. Understanding the Peer Review Process
  • What Peer Review Involves
  • Double Blind vs. Single Blind Reviews
  • The Role of Editors in the Peer Review Process
  • The Role of Reviewers in the Peer Review Process
  • The Basic Peer Review Process
  • The Criteria Reviewers Use to Assess Journal Articles
  • How Long Does It Take to Be Reviewed?
  • What Is Expected of You in the Peer Review Process?
  • How Long Should I Wait to Hear from the Journal after I Submit?
  • What Happens after an Article Has Been Accepted?
  • Chapter 5. Reading Reviewers' Reports and Addressing Their Concerns
  • Revise and Resubmit
  • Responding to Reviewers' Comments
  • Understanding What Reviewers Are Asking You to Do
  • Deciding Not to Revise
  • Dealing With a Rejection
  • English Proficiency and the Review Process
  • Where To Go from Here?
  • Appendix: Flowchart of the Peer Review Process
  • References