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Getting Published

Publishing your work is key to disseminating your research and developing your reputation as a researcher. The pressure to publish can be daunting, especially when combined with balancing your time among teaching, research, and your life outside of work. The resources below aim to address common challenges related to writing a paper and the submission/review presses.

Workshop and Conference Presentations

Publish or Perish (PowerPoint 86kB Jul30 12) - This presentation was given by Gilda Barabino (Georgia Institute of Technology) at the 2009 Minority Faculty Development workshop. It outlines why it is important to publish and how publishing ties into tenure. It also provides tips on preparing, writing, and submitting a manuscript and responding to reviews, including how to respond to a rejected paper.

Strategies for Publishing (PowerPoint 78kB Jul30 12) - This presentation was given by Paula Hammond (MIT) at the 2008 Cross-Disciplinary Initiative for Minority Women Faculty conference. It provides tips on where to publish, how to get started with the writing process, and characteristics of a well-developed paper that communicates the authors' findings effectively.

Research, Writing, Publishing: Do’s and Don’ts (Microsoft Word 31kB Jul30 12) - This handout was written by Katja Weber (Texas A&M University) at the 2009 Minority Faculty Development workshop and provides a one-page list of helpful tips for time management, writing, and handling general job responsibilities.

Writing for Researchers (PowerPoint 104kB Mar19 12) - This presentation was given by Malcolm Andrews (LANL) at the 2006 Minority Faculty Development workshop. The presentation covers topics related to how to get published, tips for writing a successful proposal, and time management.

Publishing your Work (PowerPoint 81kB Mar19 12) - This presentation was given by Jennifer West (Rice University) at the 2006 Minority Faculty Development workshop. The presentation includes how publications relate to tenure and briefly describes the process of submitting a paper (from submission to review to publication).

Writing for Researchers (PowerPoint 162kB Mar19 12) - This presentation was given by Laurence Weatherley (University of Kansas) at the 2006 Minority Faculty Development workshop. It introduces why it is important to publish your work, tips on where to publish, how to prepare and submit a manuscript, and the review process.

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