Central Library, IIT Kharagpur and Wiley are pleased to invite you to attend a Workshop on Scholarly Publishing on March 23, 2015 at Kalidas Auditorium, IIT Kharagpur.

Central Library of IIT Kharagpur is organizing a workshop on "SCHOLARLY PUBLISHING" in association with Wiley India Pvt. Ltd. The workshop theme is "Maximizing Your Success in Publishing in Academic Journals".

This workshop will help participants gain an insight on the types of academic publications available, the processes involved in getting material published and understand the expectations editors have of authors and their work. Participants will leave this seminar with an in-depth knowledge of how to pitch and position their papers and identify niche publications best suited to meet their needs.

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IIT Kharagpur interested faculty members, research scholars, students are requested to attend the workshop

Theme : "Maximizing Your Success in Publishing in Academic Journals"
Topics :
  • Why Publish
  • How to choose your journal wisely?
  • The publication process
  • Publication Ethics. What are the Rights and Responsibilities of authors, editors, reviewers and readers
Audience : Research Scholars & Students
Speaker : Dr. Lorna Stimson
The Editor-in-Chief of Advanced Healthcare Materials and
Deputy Editor of Advanced Materials
Date & Time : 23rd March 2015, 10.30 AM - 01.00 PM
Venue : Kalidas Auditorium, IIT Kharagpur

Please confirm your participation by Registration on or before 19th March, 2015

Invited Speaker

Dr. Lorna Stimson is the Editor-in-Chief of Advanced Healthcare Materials and Deputy Editor of Advanced Materials. She has a Ph.D. and a Master of Science in Chemistry from the University of Durham in the UK, where her work focused on crystallography and liquid crystalline materials. In 2007, Lorna joined the materials science editorial office at Wiley-VCH in Germany. Over the last few years, Lorna has been involved in the peer-review process for Advanced Materials, Advanced Functional Materials, Advanced Energy Materials, and Advanced Healthcare Materials. In 2011, she was responsible for the launch of Advanced Healthcare Materials, which soon developed into a forum for the publication of the very best, high-impact, research in the field of materials science that is aimed at promoting human health. In 2014, Advanced Healthcare Materials received an inaugural impact factor of 4.88. In 2012, Lorna was appointed as a Deputy Editor of Advanced Materials, Wiley's flagship materials science journal that brings together outstanding results from materials science, chemistry, physics, medical and biosciences, and engineering. Advanced Materials, with an impact factor of more than 15, has been publishing the best results in materials science for more than a quarter of a century.