How, Where, and What to Publish: UC Berkeley Scholarly Publishing Symposium


January 31, 2018 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM


309 Sproul Hall

Hear from scholarly journal and book publishers Elsevier, Springer-Nature, PLOS, UC Press, and more during a half-day symposium in which editors cover all aspects of how, where, and what to publish. Panel presentations and discussions will include:

  • Intro to Scholarly Publishing: Targeting the “right” journal for submission; overview of the editorial process (Submission to Acceptance/Rejection); responding to reviewer comments; publishing ethics; promoting your research
  • Trends in Open Scholarship: Value of publishing open access; avoiding predatory publishers; publishing preprints; trends in peer review; transparency in metrics.
  • Publishing Your Data: Funder mandates; open data and Research Data Management; licensing research data for re-use; analytics

Refreshments (coffee, tea, breakfast) will be provided.

Sponsored by the University Library and Research Data Management Program.