Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Librarian as Academic Author: Further Developing Your Scholarly Writing

9 November 2017, Maynooth University Library

10.00   Coffee/Registration

10:30 – 12:45 Session 1. Perspectives on Academic Writing
10:30 – 11:15 Keynote 1 - Dr Graham Walton
Professional writing: lessons learned from 30 + years as an author and 12 years as a peer reviewed journal editor
11:15 – 12:15 Academic writing processes and perspectives
·      Dr Terry Barrett, University College Dublin
Writing outside the Library discipline: Librarians and Faculty as writing partners
·      John Cox, National University of Ireland Galway
Building an academic article around the literature
·      David Bennett, University of Portsmouth
Pablo the Penguin gets Published: Building a peer-reviewed article from a Library Innovation
·      Stephen Bull, University of Birmingham
From Pop-Up Library Initiative to Peer Reviewed Publication: Some thoughts and tips
12:15 – 12:45 Practicalities of successful writing: group discussions

12:45 – 13:45  Announcement of the winner of MU Library/NRAL/T&F Academic Writing Award followed by buffet lunch (sponsored by Taylor & Francis)

13:45 – 16:00 Session 2. Perspectives on the Publication Process
13:45 – 14:30 Keynote 2 - Helen Fallon, Maynooth University
From Pitch to Publication: What the editor/peer reviewers seek in an academic article

15:00 – 16:00 Publishing processes and perspectives
·      Laura Montgomery, Taylor & Francis
Promoting your Publishing
·      Jane Burns, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland/University College Dublin 
An Altmetric analysis of “Librarian as Communicator”
·      Saranne Magennis, Maynooth University 
Why should Academic Librarians publish in Higher Education Journals?

15:30 – 16:00 Practicalities of successful publishing: group discussions

16:00               Book Launch 
Librarian as Communicator: Case Studies and International Perspectives 
edited by Helen Fallon & Graham Walton 

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