How to Publish in Academic Journals - Talks in Apr and May 2016

01/04/2016 to 04/05/2016

The Library is pleased to arrange two talks for researchers and postgraduate students on writing and publishing with international journals. Emerald and Wiley, two of the world’s leading publishers of academic journals, will conduct the talks.

1. Guide to Getting Published - from an International Publisher's Perspectives

Date: 7 Apr 2016 (Thu)
Time: 2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.


  • Understand the publishing process
  • How to get started
  • How to target your work most effectively
  • How to survive peer review
  • Open access publishing

Speaker: Ms. Julie Lin, Emerald Group Publishing


2. Effective Author Strategies for Journal Publication & Open Access Trends

Date: 4 May 2016 (Wed)
Time: 2:30 p.m.4:30 p.m.


  • Session 1: Effective author strategies for journal publication (2:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.)
    • How to select the right journal for your manuscript
    • How to communicate your paper's relevance to get published
    • How to promote your research to increase readership and chances for citation
  • Session 2: International trends in open access (3:45 p.m.4:30 p.m.)
    • Types of open access and growth
    • Open data
    • How publishing is adapting to open access and OA perceptions among authors globally

Speaker:  Mr. James W. Murphy, Editorial Director, Greater China, Wiley

Language: English

Venue: User Education Room 1, G/F, University Library

Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form