Writing for Librarians, Part 2: Navigating The World of Academic Publishing

Speaker Debbie Rabina

Debbie Rabina is a professor at the School of Information at Pratt Institute and coordinator of the LARC concentration (Libraries and Academic/Research Contexts). Her research and teaching addresses the communication of knowledge within the areas of information policy, government information, and scholarly communication. 

Now that we’ve discussed the craft of finding time to write toward publication, let’s talk about getting your words into print.

Please join us on January 27 for a session on exploring the realm of academic publishing. Led by Professor Debbie Rabina, this workshop will walk participants through various aspects of writing for various professional venues. The themes we will address are:

  • What to expect when writing for publication
  • Types of journals
  • Selecting a journal
  • Identifying predatory journals
  • Selecting appropriate research methods
  • Writing revisions
  • Creating rejoinders
  • Reworking a rejected article
  • Copyright and author addenda

For the hands-on portion of workshop, participants are encouraged to bring their own writing (anything from an initial idea to a first draft). We’ll work in small groups to advance your work towards publication.

This class is especially designed academic librarians interested in publishing professionally, though all are welcome.


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Wed, Jan. 27, 2016
10 a.m. - 1 p.m. US/Eastern


METRO Training Center
57 East 11th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10003