Monday, May 13, 2019

Maynooth University Library Wednesday June 12th 2019 Writing for Academic Publication Workshop

Target Audience:
Library staff who wish to write for academic publication and/or to create posters
Wednesday June 12th 2019
Maynooth University Library
There is no charge for this event.  Places are limited to 16 and booking is essential.  

9.30                            Registration and tea/coffee
Session  I:
10.00                          Academic Writing Workshop
                                      Helen Fallon, MU Library
13.00                         Lunch
 Session II:
14.00                          Poster Presentations that get noticed
                                      Laura Connaughton, MU Library
15.30                          Developing as an academic writer/presenter
Helen Fallon, MU Library
16.00                          Close

To reserve a place please e-mail helen Fallon   by Friday 31 May, stating if you wish to attend one or both sessions.

Learning Outcomes
Participants will: develop their motivation and inspiration to write; identify publishable material; identify appropriate publishing outlets; learn how to write a well structured abstract; draw up an outline for an article, write  a section of the article, understand what editors look for in an article, develop greater understanding of the peer review process and dealing with peer review; identify ways to publicise their published work and develop productive writing habits. 
In the afternoon session participants will learn practical, adaptable tips on how to design posters and will have an opportunity to design a basic poster.
The programme is highly participative with practical writing sessions and a poster design session.

Presenters:  Helen Fallon has published extensively and has presented academic writing programmes in Ireland, UK, USA and Malaysia. She is a member of the editorial board of New Review of Academic Librarianship (NRAL) and the creator of the Academic Writing Librarian blog
Laura Connaughton has presented at national and international conferences and won the 2015 Academic and Special Libraries Conference Poster Competition and the CONUL Conference 2016 Poster Competition

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