NIMS Library Open Seminar

" Scientific Publishing in 100 mins - tips and trends "

Schedules 2014.12.11 Finished


The NIMS Library seminar provides a session for writing for academic success is a basic writing skill, with a focus on grammar and basic principles of organizing articles and books. The session is consisting of lectures, review of exercises, editing practice and a brief touch of journal selecting and publishing trend. The lectures are given by experts in editing and reviewing in academic publishing. All researchers and librarians who wish to learn efficient and effective English writing and publishing trends are welcome.

Program

13:30-14:10

Dr. Phil Meyler
Director, Science, Technology and Medicine, Cambridge University Press
'Successful Scientific Publishing - articles and books'

Outline: Current landscape in scientific publishing. It will outline the steps involved in submitting a journal article, including peer review, and give practical guidance on ensuring that the article is accepted. It will also cover the procedure for publishing a book, from the preparation of an effective proposal through to acceptance and publication.


14:15-14:55

Dr. Jeffrey Robens
Senior Editor, Edanz Group Japan
'Writing research papers: practical steps to effective communication’

Outline: Using sample papers from NIMS, sample corrections and guidance from a copyeditor (will include various aspects of grammar, language use, tenses, readability) / General concept of effective communication in a paper / Some practical do's and don'ts / ‘Journal Selector’ – thinking process behind selecting a journal

15:00-15:20

Dr. Phil Meyler
Director, Science, Technology and Medicine, Cambridge University Press
’Current Trends in Journal’

Outline:In the past twenty years, journal publishing has evolved from being a print-based medium to one of predominantly digital delivery. More recently, new approaches, such as open access, have further changed how scientists communicate in some disciplines. This session will give an overview of these developments, and provide an opportunity to discuss how they affect today's researchers.

15:20~15:30

Closing.
Mikiko Tanifuji, NIMS Library


Details

NIMSLIbrarySeminar_20141211

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Summary

Event Title
NIMS Library Open Seminar
" Scientific Publishing in 100 mins - tips and trends "
Venue
NIMS Sengen Site, Seminar Room on 8F
Schedules Hours
2014.12.11
13:30 - 15:30
Registration Fee
Free

Contact

Scientific Information Office,
National Institute for Materials Science
E-Mail: kagaku=ml.nims.go.jp(Please change "=" to "@")
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