How to Publish in Academic Journals - Talks in Mar and Apr 2017

27/02/2017 to 11/04/2017

Do you want to make your research known to the research community and to the public?

The following two talks organized by the Library are to provide you with information and tips on writing and publishing with international journals and books. The Library is pleased to invite Emerald and The Chinese University Press, two well-known academic publishers, to conduct the talks. CUHK researchers and postgraduate students are all welcome to join. Undergraduates may also join if interested.

1. An Insider Guide to Getting Published

14 Mar (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


  • Publishing process behind a journal
  • How to build a personal publishing strategy
  • Surviving peer review
  • Polish your work: title, abstract, and other tips
  • Strategies on increasing the impact of published articles

Speaker: Ms. Julie Chia-Yi LIN, Emerald Publishing
Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

2. A Guide to Successful Academic Publishing: How to publish your journal articles and book manuscripts

11 Apr (Tue) 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.


  • For Journal Articles
    • How to find the most suitable journal and make a submission stand out
    • How the peer review process works
    • How to communicate with the journal editors and reviewers
    • How to prepare the final version after acceptance
  • For Book Manuscripts
    • How to find suitable publishers, book series and editors
    • How to write an excellent book proposal
    • The academic manuscript review process and book publishing process of a university press
    • How to turn a dissertation into a book manuscript

The talk will also cover the author’s responsibility, timeline, contracts, copyright, e-publishing, book promotion, and representative cases of English and Chinese books, etc.

Speakers: Dr. LIN Ying, Managing Editor, The Chinese University Press
     Ms. YE Minlei, Acquisition Editor, The Chinese University Press
     Mr. YUAN Zaijun, Journal Editor, The Chinese University Press

Registration: Complete the Online Registration Form

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

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