You are invited to attend the upcoming Elsevier Author Workshop to be held on the 4th of September and repeated on the 5th. The workshops will be held in the Library’s auditorium. The first session on each day will be from 11h00AM to 13h00PM, followed by a practical session at 14h00 to 16h00. The workshops will be in person only, however, we will record them and make it available upon request. Below is more information on what will be covered:

Efficiencies in the Research Process

  • Step 1: Learn how to create an effective Boolean search string that will give you more relevant search results related to your topic of interest
  • Step 2: Evaluating topics and documents. Learn how well cited a topic is, identifying trending keywords for searching optimization and increased visibility of your article, evaluating the performance of a document
  • Step 3: Creating reading lists of relevant literature, finding authors and identifying potential collaborators or mentors
  • Step 4: Creating alerts to stay updated on your topic
  • Step 5: Qualifying characteristics of trustworthy literature

Journal Selection and Author Profiles

  • Step 1: Creating a candidate Journal list
  • Step 2: Understanding Journal Metrics, Editorial Board, Publishing options (Open Access/Subscription)
  • Step 3: Evaluating aims and scope
  • Step 4: Predatory Journals
  • Step 5: Finding Authors and updating your own Author Profile

Tips for Journal Article Publication

  • Step 1: General dos and don’ts
  • Step 2: APCs, Publishing options (Open Access/Subscription)
  • Step 3: Visibility, search engine discoverable and viewership
  • Step 4: Structuring an article
  • Step 5: Peer review and becoming a peer reviewer

To register, click on the appropriate link:

We look forward to seeing you there!