The Library’s Office of Scholarly Communication Services is holding a series of workshops in October focused on publishing and professional development training for graduate students and early career researchers. All workshops will take place during the week of October 22 at the Graduate Professional Development Center, 309 Sproul Hall. Light refreshments will be served.
Copyright and Your Dissertation
Tuesday, October 23 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall | RSVP
This workshop will provide you with a practical workflow for navigating copyright questions and legal considerations for your dissertation or thesis. Whether you’re just starting to write or you’re getting ready to file, you can use this workflow to figure out what you can use, what rights you have, and what it means to share your dissertation online.
From Dissertation to Book: Navigating the Publication Process
Wednesday, October 24 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall | RSVP
Hear from a panel of experts – an acquisitions editor, a first-time author, and an author rights expert – about the process of turning your dissertation into a book. You’ll come away from this panel discussion with practical advice about revising your dissertation, writing a book proposal, approaching editors, signing your first contract, and navigating the peer review and publication process.
Managing and Maximizing Your Scholarly Impact
Friday, October 26 | 1-2:30 p.m. | 309 Sproul Hall | RSVP
This workshop will provide you with practical strategies and tips for promoting your scholarship, increasing your citations, and monitoring your success. You’ll also learn how to understand metrics, use scholarly networking tools, evaluate journals and publishing options, and take advantage of funding opportunities for Open Access scholarship.