Monday, February 10, 2020

Writing for Academic Publication Bibliography

I've just updated this bibliography, if you are aware of other resources let me know. At this point i've restricted it to items that were publishing since 2000.


Books/Journal Articles

Brewerton, A. (2010). “Writing for the professional press.” SCONUL Focus 50: pp. 37-42.

Campbell, K. et al. (2011) “Developing a Writing Group for Librarians: the Benefits of Successful Collaboration”.  Library Management, 33(1/2): pp. 14-21

Canter, D.V. (2006). Becoming an Author: advice for Academics and Other Professionals. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Cox, R. J. (2015). “Professional and scholarly writing: Advice for information professionals and academics.” Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice. 3(4): pp. 6-18

Crawford, W. (2003). First Have Something to Say: Writing for the Library Profession. Chicago: American Library Association.

Day, A. (2007). How to Get Research Published in Journals. 2nd ed., Burlington, VT.: Ashgate.

Donovan S.K. (2011). “Ten Rules of Academic Writing”. Journal of Scholarly Publishing. 42(2): pp. 262-267.

Fallon, H. & Breen, E (2013) “Academic Publishing: Maximising Library Expertise, Resources and Services”. AISHE-J, 5(1). pp. 1131-1139

Fallon, H. & Dempsey, B. (2012). Poster Design: Guidelines & Tips.

Fallon, H. (2010). “Supporting Health Sciences Librarians to Publish: the Dublin EAHIL Academic Writing Workshop”. Journal of the European Association for Health Information and Libraries, 6(1). pp. 3-7.

Fallon, H. (2009) “A Writing Support Programme for Irish Academic Librarians”. Library Review, 58(6). pp. 414-422.

Fallon, H. (2009). “The Academic Writing Toolkit: Writing for Peer-reviewed and Professional Journals”. SCONUL Focus, 45: pp. 66-71.

Fallon, H. (2012) “Using a Blended Learning Approach to Increase Librarians’ Motivation and Skills to Publish”.  New Review of Academic Librarianship”. 18(1), pp. 7-25

Fallon, H. (2013) “HINTS on Writing for Publication.” Health Information News and Thinking, 11(1): pp.1-2.

Goodson, P. (2016) Becoming an academic writer: 50 exercises for paced, productive, and powerful writing. 2nd ed., Thousand Oaks: Sage

Gordon, R.S. (2004). The Librarian’s Guide to Writing for Publication. Lanham, Maryland: Scarecrow Press.

Gordon, R.S. (2004). “Getting Started in Library Publication: Advice on Finding Your Place in Library Literature”. American Libraries. 35(1): pp. 66-69.

Hartley, J. (2008). Academic Writing and Publishing: A Practical Handbook. New York: Routledge.

Henson, K.T. (2005). Writing for Publication: Road to Academic Advancement. Boston:

Pearson/Allyn and Bacon.

Hernon, P. (2003). “Peer Review”. How to Get Published in LIS Journals: A Practical Guide. Elsevier/Library Connect, Pamphlet 2, p. 6.  

Hinchliffe, L.J. (2003). “Seeking to Publish? Prepare for Success!”.  How to Get Published in LIS Journals: A Practical Guide. Elsevier/Library Connect, Pamphlet 2, p. 3.

Hollister, C.W. (2013) Handbook of Academic Writing for Librarians. Chicago: ACRL

Johnson, I.M. (2004). “Writing for the Profession: an editor’s perspective.” IFLA Journal, 30(4): pp. 319-322.

Joint, N. (2003). “Writing for Publication in a Library Journal”. SCONUL Newsletter, 28: pp. 61-66.

Joint, N. (2006). “Enhancing Professional Development by Writing for Publication in Library and Information Science”. Library Review. 55(1): pp. 5-7.

Kennan, M. & Olsson, M. (2011). “Writing It Up: Getting Your LIS Research Out There”. Australian Academic and Research Libraries. 42(1): pp. 14-28.

Kitchin, R. (2005). The Academic’s Guide to Publishing. London: Sage.

Langley, A. & Wallace J.D. (2010). A Practical Writing Guide for Librarians: Keeping it Short and Sweet. Oxford: Chandos.

Luey, B. (2009). Handbook for Academic Authors. 5th ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Maimon, E.P., Peritz, J.H. & Yancey, K. (2019). A Writer’s Resource: A Handbook for Writing and Research. 6th ed., McGraw-Hill.

Murray, R. (2019). Writing for Academic Journals. 4th ed. Maidenhead: Open University Press/ McGraw-Hill Education.

Murray, R., Thow, M., Moore, S. & Murphy, M. (2008). “The writing consultation: developing academic writing practices”. Journal of Further & Higher Education. 32(2): pp. 119-128.

Murray, R. & Moore, S. (2006). The Handbook of Academic Writing: A fresh approach. Maidenhead: Open University Press.

Murray, R. (2006). “Writing Articles, Books and Presentations”. In From Postgraduate to Social Scientist: a guide to key skills (Gilbert, N., ed.). London: Sage.

Nicholson, S. (2006). “Writing Your First Scholarly Article: A guide for Budding Authors in Librarianship”. Information Technology and Libraries, 25(2): pp. 108-111.

Putnam, L. (2009). Professional Writing and Publishing: Resources for Librarians. College & Research Libraries, April, Vol. 70(4): pp. 222-225.

Rankin, E. (2001). The Work of Writing: Insights and Strategies for Academics and Professionals. San Francisco: Jossey Bass.

Rocco, T. & Hatcher, T. (2011) The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
Sassen, C., and D. Wahl. (2014) “Fostering Research and Publication in Academic Libraries.” College & Research Libraries, July, Vol.75(4): pp. 458-491.

Searing, S.E. (2003). “Questions to Ask When Selecting a Journal”. How to Get Published in LIS Journals: A Practical Guide. Elsevier/Library Connect, Pamphlet 2, p. 4.

Silvia, P.J. (2018). How to Write a Lot: A Practical Guide to Productive Academic Writing. 2nd ed. Washington: American Psychological Association.

Smallwood, C. (2010). Writing and Publishing: The Librarian’s Handbook. Chicago: American Library Association.

Sword, H. (2011) Stylish Academic Writing. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press

Walter, S. (2003). “Writing from Presentations”. How to Get Published in LIS Journals: A Practical Guide. Elsevier/Library Connect, Pamphlet 2, p. 7.

Web Resources

Helen Fallon’s  Writing Blog

Designing Effective posters.   

LIS Publications Wiki.

Compiled by Helen Fallon, Deputy Librarian, Maynooth University

February 2020

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