Thursday, May 28, 2015

Writing for Academic Publication Event

Writing for Academic Publication Friday 19th June
Target Audience: Library staff and recent graduates of library programmes who wish to write for academic publication
Venue: Maynooth University Library
Booking: There is no charge for this event.  Places are limited to 16 and booking is essential.  Book at 

9.30        Registration and tea/coffee
10.00      Academic Writing Workshop
               Helen Fallon, MU Library
13.00      Sandwich Lunch
14.00      Poster Presentations that get noticed
               Laura Connaughton, MU Library
14.30     Collaborative Writing
              Dr Alison Farrell, Writing Centre, MU
15.15     Becoming an effective writer
  Helen Fallon, MU Library
16.00     Close

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 sections 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.
The programme is highly participative with practical writing sessions. 
 Helen Fallon has published extensively and has presented academic writing programmes in Ireland, U.K.and Malaysia. 
Dr. AlisonFarrell is Director of the MU Writing Centre, which supports student writing. 
Laura Connaughton has presented at national and international conferences and won the 2015 Academic and Special Libraries Conference Poster Competition

No comments: