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Training for scientists: ‘How to write and publish an article?’

14.02.2023 - 16:10, update 16.02.2023 - 09:27
Editors: OO

As part of the series of trainings for scientists ‘Visibility of scientific research’, another meeting, ‘How to write and publish an article?’, will be held.

About the training

During the meeting, Paulina Milewska, an Elsevier expert, will present tips and tricks for authors that can positively affect the quality of manuscripts, and thus increase the chances of accepting papers for publication in renowned international journals. During the training, the structure of the article will be discussed, as well as good practices and tips for writing a paper and submitting a text for publication. Issues of the editorial process will also be touched upon, as well as ethical issues that authors, reviewers, editors and publishers encounter on a daily basis.

The meeting, which is scheduled for two dates (that you can choose from), will take place online:

‘Visibility of scientific research’ series

A series of trainings supporting the improvement of the visibility of scientific research results is carried out by the University Rankings Committee with the support of the Scientific Information Centre and Academic Library. The formula of classes has been prepared in order to facilitate the scientists’ participation. The meetings are short and take place online on the MS Teams platform during the break between lectures.

Meeting topics

  • Scientists’s profile‘. Completed in December 2022;
  • Citations in Scopus and Web of Science databases’ – use of citation reports, care for the correct data in the database. Completed in January 2023;
  • “How to write and publish a scientific article” – training run by an external expert – Elsevier Author Workshop. To be completed in March 2023;
  • ‘Choosing journals for publication’ – tools of publishers (e.g. Elsevier Journal Finder), use of databases, checking the journal’s “reputation”, (IF, CiteScore);
  • ‘Open-access journals’ – Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), searching for open-access journals in Web of Science, searching for open-access journals in the Scopus database, Polish open-access journals.

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