The Perilous Journey of Journal Publishing

Speaker:  Jim Jansen – Doha, Qatar
Topic(s):  Society and the Computing Profession


Publishing a research article is a journey! We will discuss challenges and advice on preparing, submitting, and revising research manuscripts to increase the probability of acceptance at a top-tier journal. The insights are based on my experiences as editor-in-chief (EIC) of two journals, the first being Internet Research (Emerald, Impact Factor of 3.017 at the end of my tenure) and currently of Information Processing & Management (Elsevier, Impact Factor of 3.892). The focus will be on the mechanics of the journey, including cover letters, items on a manuscript checklist, what happens to your manuscript once submitted, handling communication with the EIC and other editors, the crafting of the response to the reviewers, the revising of the manuscript, and polishing the accepted article. We will also touch on the influence of citations, impact factors, and the contribution of reviewing on the academic research process, in what will hopefully be a discussion more than a presentation.

About this Lecture

Number of Slides:  40
Duration:  60 minutes
Languages Available:  English
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