Monday, January 22, 2007

"Publish not Perish"-- free online tutorial

Not sure how to go about publishing in a scholarly journal? The University of Colorado Libraries have launched a free online tutorial to assist you. While the orientation is not exclusiely to health care or nursing, this can be a very useful tutorial for nurses who want to learn about the scholarly publishing process.

"Publish Not Perish, is a free online tutorial designedto introduce graduate students, junior faculty, and other potentialauthors to the mysterious world of scholarly publishing, from gettingideas and choosing a journal to submitting and revising a manuscript. "Publish or perish" has been the standard marching order since thecreation of the tenure system, and faculty and graduate students oftenmust fall in step with it. The tutorial can help maximize chances ofpublication and minimize frustrations. Learn about the variables ofscholarly publishing, how to control the ones you have influence over,and how to learn and grow from the ones you can't control. Publish NotPerish was created through a collaborative effort of the CU systemlibraries, with funding from the CU President's office. "

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