New PDF release: A Guide to Publishing for Academics: Inside the Publish or

By Jay Liebowitz

ISBN-10: 1482256266

ISBN-13: 9781482256260

Most lecturers nonetheless strive against with the "publish or perish" phenomenon. in line with Dr. Liebowitz’s 25 years serving because the editor-in-chief of a number one foreign magazine, in addition to insights from probably the most an expert magazine editors, this booklet stocks key classes realized to assist new professors, doctoral scholars, and practitioner–scholars raise their probabilities of being released in selective, refereed overseas journals. It makes a speciality of the major practices had to be sure magazine e-book, with fascinating instances and priceless information sprinkled in the course of the book.

A consultant to Publishing for Academics offers necessary wisdom from top magazine editors of either conventional and on-line journals, in addition to a variety of ranges of journals. even supposing the point of interest is especially within the enterprise and IT components, a lot of the assistance supplied can pass into different fields. The ebook comprises attention-grabbing vignettes and do’s and don’ts in order that power authors can comprehend what is going on behind the curtain as soon as the manuscript arrives at the magazine editor’s desk.

The publication offers confident tips on settling on what and the place to post, what to contemplate while writing a name for a paper, how you can organize and put up magazine manuscripts, and the way to put a paper for e-book. It additionally has useful details for present and destiny magazine editors, together with versions of enhancing and editorial forums, editorial training suggestion, and enhancing clever practices. With the knowledge during this ebook, the following new release of lecturers and practitioner–scholars could be good built to beat the submit or perish phenomenon.

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Journals often require that authors obtain permissions to use reprinted material, adapted material, and material owned by other parties. ) from the paper prior to submission. Information regarding authors is collected by the system on the manuscript submission form. ” For a peer review process, a paper must not include authors’ identifying information. They must be removed before submitting a paper for possible peer review and possible publication in a journal. This is one of the careless mistakes authors make and must be avoided.

This is a subjective call. Do we only consider the AIS Senior Scholar basket of journals to be the only sources of high-­quality research? I would hope not, given that there are 861 IS journals but only 8 listed in the basket, implying that only approximately 1% of our journals publish high-­quality research. The University of Arizona (2011) describes the two purposes of the literature review. The first is to justify your research by showing there are gaps of knowledge that are worthy of closer investigation, that the contribution is original, that the research has been approached in a rigorous manner, and to show if existing research contradicts or supports the research approach.

The rest of this chapter delineates each of these levels of the communication platform, points out the common mistakes that are made by authors in each level, and provides useful suggestions as to how these mistakes can be eliminated to improve the chance of the papers being published. Level 1: Review by the Screening Committee Level 1 of the communication platform is the review of each submitted paper by the screening committee. The screening committee consists of the editor-­in-­chief and two persons on the editorial board.

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