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Elsevier Author Workshop In-Person

Efficiencies in the Research Process

  • Step 1: Learn how to create an effective Boolean search string which will bring you more relevant search results related to your topic of
  • interest
  • Step 2: Evaluating a topic and document. Learn how well cited a topic is, identifying trending key words for searching optimization and increased visibility of your article, evaluating the performance of a document
  • Step 3: creating a reading list of relevant literature, finding Authors and identifying potential collaborators or mentors
  • Step 4: creating alerts to stay updated on your topic
  • Step 5: Qualifying characteristics of Trustworthy literature

Journal Selection and Author Profiles

  • Step 1: Creating a candidate Journal list
  • Step 2: Understanding Journal Metrics, Editorial Board, Publishing options(Open Access/Subscription)
  • Step 3: Evaluating aims and scope
  • Step 4: Predatory Journals
  • Step 5: Finding Authors and updating your own Author Profile

Tips for Journal Article Publication

  • Step 1: General dos and don'ts
  • Step 2: APCs, Publishing options(Open Access/Subscription)
  • Step 3: Visibility, search engine discoverable and viewership
  • Step 4: Structuring an article
  • Step 5 : Peer review and becoming a peer reviewer
Monday, September 4, 2023
11:00 - 13:00
Time Zone:
Central Africa Time (change)
Auditorium (SU Library (Central))
Stellenbosch Campus
  Postgraduates and Researchers  
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Event Organizer

Kirchner van Deventer

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