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The Academic's Guide to Publishing
..".includes important points such as reading the proofs, preparing indexes...every researcher can find some useful information in this textbook." PHOTOSYNTHETICAThis definitive guide to successfully publishing social science research demonstrates that completing a project is only the first phase of research. Dissemination is the second phase, and it requires specific skil ...more
Paperback, 180 pages
Published April 1st 2005 by Sage Publications (CA)
(first published January 1998)
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A broad overview of the different aspects of publishing academics should be aware of. The book makes a nice work of reference for the most basic understanding of book and journal publishing. The book also covers online discussion, creating posters for poster sessions and the process of peer review. Not useful for the experienced academic, the book serves as a good introduction to the business behind "publish or perish."
I'm a professor at the National University of Ireland Maynooth and the author of three crime novels and a collection of short stories, and author or editor of 23 academic books and a 12 volume encyclopedia. My passions are reading and writing crime fiction and undertaking research on social issues. I contribute to three blogs: The View From the Blue House, Ireland After NAMA, and The Programmable ...moreMore about Rob Kitchin...