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free ONLINE COURSE:
how to get published

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About the course


About the course


Why is it so important to consider publication?

If an author has something new to contribute to their academic community, publishing in a journal is a way to ensure this reaches the community and the research is taken seriously. Publishing in a well-respected journal provides a stamp of quality.

Why is it so important to consider publication?

  • Disseminate your research findings to the community

  • Make a contribution to the field of study

  • Influence policy and practice

  • Career advancement

  • Importance of peer-review process: validation

English
1 - 3 hours to learn
Free course

How to access
This course is free and on-demand. Just fill out the form to launch the course.

How long do I have to complete?
Once you fill out the form, the course will automatically launch in your browser. You can bookmark this and access the course whenever you like.

Course modules


Course modules


There are three topics
in this course:

1. Choosing a journal

  • Where to start when choosing a journal
  • Factors to consider before final selection
  • High- vs low-risk submissions

2. Preparing your paper for submission

  • How to prepare a manuscript for submission
  • Copyright and publication ethics considerations
  • Correctly listing the authors of a paper
  • Considering a preprint submission
  • How to submit a paper to a journal

3. The publication process

  • The initial decision after an article is submitted
  • What happens when a paper is sent for peer review
  • How to handle revisions or rejection decisions
  • The production process for accepted papers

BY the end of this course
You will:

  • Be able to select the most appropriate journal for your research

  • Understand how to successfully prepare your paper for submission

  • Have confidence to navigate the peer review process

  • Know what to expect from the publishing journey, from submission to publication

FAQs


FAQs


Frequently Asked Questions

What level is this course and are there any prerequisites?

This is an introductory course and no prior publication experience is required but the course has been designed primarily for academics and researchers that have already written a paper that they are looking to get published in a journal.

What do I need to participate on this course?

You simply need a laptop or PC and an internet connection. You will need a modern browser such as Chrome or Firefox. No specific software is needed to take this course.

When can I access the course?

Once you have registered, the course will automatically launch in your browser. You can bookmark this and access the course whenever you like.