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A Guide to Success in Scientific Publishing

November 14, 2019 - 10:30am to 1:30pm

For researchers who are about to embark on or in the process of publishing their first works, or for those interested in learning more about the publishing process, this workshop will cover a suite of principles that UC Merced Professor Michael N. Dawson, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Biogeography, has found highly informative.

Dawson will give his unique perspective as an author, reviewer and associate editor across diverse disciplinary and multi-disciplinary journals.

This Open Access Week event starts at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 14 in Half Dome, Room 180.


10:30: Welcome & Introductory Remarks

10:40: A profession in transition

11: Preparing your manuscript for success

Noon: Lunch

12:30: What happens after submission

1:15: Discussion and Q & A

1:30 End of workshop

The editor-in-chief also welcomes inquiries from more senior researchers who want to learn more about publication and other opportunities at the journal. Contact

Registration is required to attend. Please RSVP by Nov. 8.


Half Dome Student Housing, 180

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