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Article:Bringing African research out of the shadows

By | Nov. 14, 2014

Miriam Conteh-Morgan, Head Librarian, Institute of Public Administration and Management, University of Sierra Leone, discusses how researchers can bring their findings and ideas into global academic conversations

Published paper:Review and Publication of Journal Submissions

By | June 29, 2013
Presentation showing what occurs after a manuscript reaches a journal. Summarizes the peer review, decision, and production processes. By Leslie Neistadt, managing editor, Journal of Athletic Training.

Presentation:Core Presentations on Research Communication

By | May 27, 2013
Slide set containing presentations on writing journal articles, giving presentations, preparing proposals, and related topics. From the AuthorAID Workshop on Teaching Research Communication, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 27-31 May 2013.

Web resource:"How to Write for Technical Periodicals & Conferences"

By | Jan. 27, 2013

A 28-page guide from the professional association IEEE. Among topics addressed: ethics in scientific publication, deciding whether to present at a conference or write a journal article, identifying conferences and journals suitable for one’s work, developing a manuscript, revising, and peer review. Interactive, with links to other resources.

Presentation:Day 2 of 2: PACN-INASP Post-Congress Workshop on Scientific Writing

By | Dec. 24, 2012
Main slides from the second half of an AuthorAID workshop held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 28-29 November 2012. Major topics include publishing a journal article, writing effectively in English about science, preparing presentations, and writing grant proposals.

Web resource:Journal Advisor

By | Aug. 31, 2012

Set of online resources for authors of journal articles. Includes an aid to choosing journals to which to submit papers. Also includes a manuscript-submission checklist, writing advice for non-native users of English, guidance on writing cover letters and on responding to peer review, and other items. From Edanz.

Presentation:Week 2: 2012 Intensive Course in Research Writing

By | July 9, 2012
Main slides from second week of 3-week intensive course given at Texas A&M University in summer 2012. Major topics include writing the introduction, some aspects of writing style, ethical and other issues, writing an abstract, and publishing a paper.