Welcome to Carleton Library's "Writing for Scholarly Journals" series of online learning modules. Each module contains a video screencast and review handout.

Module One: What has been written on my topic?

Video: Flash (Large) 8.03 MB | Video: Mobile Device 4.80 MB | MP3 (Audio Only) 8.33 MB

HANDOUT FOR REVIEW (pdf)

By the end of this module you will:

- Know how to find databases available at Carleton University Library

- Learn efficient ways to keep up-to-date on your topic

Running Time: 0:06:04

Credits: Laura Newton Miller, Carleton University Library Created: August 2012

Module Two: Where should I publish my article?

Video: Flash (Large) 4.69 MB  | Video: Mobile Device 2.87 MB | MP3 (Audio Only) 6.17 MB

HANDOUT FOR REVIEW (pdf)

By the end of this module you will:

   - Understand options for deciding in what journal you want to publish

Running Time: 0:04:29

Credits: Laura Newton Miller, Carleton University Library Created: August 2012

Module Three: Journal Ranking

Video: Flash (Large) 10.7 MB | Video: Mobile Device 6.63 MB | MP3 (Audio Only) 11.7 MB

HANDOUT FOR REVIEW (pdf)

By the end of this module you will:

  • - Have a basic understanding of how a journal ranks when compared to other journals in a discipline
  • - Know more about Journal Citation Reports and SCImago

Running Time: 0:08:34

Credits: Laura Newton Miller, Carleton University Library Created: August 2012

Module Four: Tips for Success

Video: Flash (Large) 3.70 MB | Video: Mobile Device 2.24 MB | MP3 (Audio Only) 5.00 MB

HANDOUT FOR REVIEW (pdf)

By the end of this module you will:

  • - Learn different tips and strategies to better your chances of getting published

Running Time: 0:03:38

Credits: Laura Newton Miller, Carleton University Library Created: August 2012

(Tips for Success from “The Librarian’s Guide to Writing for Publication”. 2004. Rachel Singer Gordon. Lanham: Scarecrow Press).

Module Five: Collaboration

Video: Flash (Large) 4.08 MB | Video: Mobile Device 2.50 MB | MP3 (Audio Only) 5:32 MB

HANDOUT FOR REVIEW (pdf)

By the end of this module you will:

  • - Undertand some things to consider before embarking on collaboration with colleagues
  • - Understand the pros and cons of collaboration

Running Time: 0:03:52

Credits: Laura Newton Miller, Carleton University Library Created: August 2012

(Collaboration tips from "The Librarian's Guide to Writing for Publication". 2004. Rachel Singer Gordon. Lanham: Scarecrow Press).

Module Six: Know your Options- Traditional vs. Open Access Publishing

Video: Flash (Large) 4.70 MB | Video: Mobile Device 2.85 MB | MP3 (Audio Only) 6.02 MB

HANDOUT FOR REVIEW (pdf)

By the end of this module you will:

  • - Understand the differences between traditional and open access publishing
  • - Understand the meaning of open access, and the different ways of attaining open access

Running Time: 0:04:23

Credits: Laura Newton Miller, Carleton University Library Created: August 2012

Module Seven: Gold Open Access

Video: Flash (Large) 4.89 MB | Video: Mobile Device 3.10 MB | MP3 (Audio Only) 6.92MB

HANDOUT FOR REVIEW

By the end of this module you will:

  • - Understand the definition of Gold Open Access
  • - Know where to find open access journals
  • - Understand how open access journals are funded
  • - Understand the meaning of Predatory Open Access Publishers

Running Time: 0:05:02

Credits: Laura Newton Miller, Carleton University Library Created: August 2012

Module Eight: Green Open Access

Video: Flash (Large) 3.80 MB | Video: Mobile Device 2.56 MB | MP3 (Audio Only) 5.77 MB

HANDOUT FOR REVIEW (pdf)

By the end of this module you will:

  • - Understand the definition of Green Open Access
  • - Learn about Institutional Repositories (IR)
  • - Learn about CURVE- Carleton's own IR
  • - Understand journal permissions by learning about the database SHERPA/RoMEO
  • - Know where to find more information on your rights as an author

Running Time: 0:04:20

Credits: Laura Newton Miller, Carleton University Library Created: August 2012

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