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There are many books, reference and lending, in the Robinson and Walton Libraries on writing and getting published. Check the shelfmarks 371.30281, 808.02, 808.066. Here are some sample titles go to the Library catalogue to find full details
- Day, R. A. (1998). How to write & publish a scientific paper. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press.
- Derricourt, R. M. (1996). An author's guide to scholarly publishing. Princeton, N.J., Princeton University Press.
- Lester, J. D. (1999). Writing research papers : a complete guide. New York, Longman
- Luey, B. (1995). Handbook for academic authors. New York, Cambridge University Press.
- Matthews, J. R., J. M. Bowen, et al. (2000).
Successful scientific writing. Cambridge, Cambridge
These pages contain links to Web sites which provide instructions to authors for over 3,500 journals in the health and life sciences.
- Choosing which journal to
One measure of the importance of a journal is the frequency with which papers in that journal have been cited by other authors. This is called the Impact factor of the journal. You can find this out by looking at the Journal Citation Reports. It covers journals in all the sciences and social sciences. You need a Campus ID and password to access these Reports
- Submitting papers to conferences
You can also check in the printed Forthcoming international scientific and technical conferences. Robinson QR Bibliog (current year only)
- To explore the possibilities of disseminating your work through the media, contact the University Press Office on ext 7850 or email firstname.lastname@example.org