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Research Skills: Publishing

Materials from Swansea University library's research skills training sessions. These are run for Postgraduate Research students and staff.

Publishing your first journal article

How do you go about getting your research published? This session includes advice from a researcher experienced in academic publishing; a comparison of open access publishing methods with more traditional publishing; finishing off with a demonstration of the Journal Citation reports database, useful for identifying the most prestigious journals in your field.

[Updated Mar 2017]

Publishing your first book

How do you go about getting your research published? This session includes advice from a researcher experienced in academic monograph publishing and a comparison of open access publishing methods with more traditional publishing.  

[Updated Mar 2017]

Open Access for Research Students

The world of academic publishing is changing! This session will give an overview of open access publishing issues and opportunities for research students, including the new HEFCE policy that governs the REF.  

[Updated Dec 2016]