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Lay of the Land

Overview of Scholarly Publishing


Welcome to Publish not Perish! This guide focuses on publishing in scholarly journals. In this course you will learn to:

  • Describe the role of scholarly publishing in an academic career
  • List the essential steps of planning and writing a scholarly paper.
  • Develop a personal publication plan
  • Compare and contrast the different publishing models currently in use
  • Describe the types of articles you can write
  • List the pros and cons of collaborative authoring
  • Describe the tools and resources a scholarly writer needs to have on hand