Fri, Apr 5, 2024

9 AM – 4 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Join us for this exceptional opportunity to interact with publishers, editors, and industry experts for an event dedicated to exploring the complexities of the publishing process. This symposium will feature seven insightful publisher sessions, each lasting 45 minutes, where experts will discuss critical issues related to publishing in the academic and scientific world. Whether you are starting your academic journey or are a seasoned researcher, the Publishing Symposium aims to expand your knowledge and provide valuable insights into the publishing process. 

Registration is free but required to secure your spot and stay updated on event details. Please note that attendance at all sessions is not required, and for your convenience, all sessions will be recorded, allowing you to catch up on any you may miss. We encourage you to attend in person or watch live on Zoom, as TWO gift cards will be given away each session to attendees.

For any inquiries or additional information, please contact Daniela Solomon at or 216-368-8790

Food Provided (Refreshments provided at the event, in-person.)


Past Events

Fri, Apr 05, 2024
9:00 AM – 9:45 AM
Kelvin Smith Library, Freedman Center & Zoom
How to Get Published (presented by IOP Publishing)

In this workshop, we will give you the tools you need to navigate the world of scientific publishing. We’ll cover the entire journey of a paper from writing, peer review, and publication to maximize the impact and visibility of your work. 

Fri, Apr 05, 2024
10:00 AM – 10:45 AM
Kelvin Smith Library, Freedman Center & Zoom
Demystifying the Peer Review Process in Academic Publishing: Tips for Reviewers and Authors (presented by Elsevier)

This session will offer detailed insights into the peer review journey, from becoming a peer reviewer and critically assessing a manuscript and providing valuable feedback, to handling peer reviewed comments on a manuscript.

Fri, Apr 05, 2024
11:00 AM – 11:45 AM
Kelvin Smith Library, Freedman Center & Zoom
Journal Publishing: Peer Review, Research Integrity and Reproducibility at Springer Nature (presented by Springer Nature)

This presentation aims to bring clarity to the publishing process, with information on preparing a manuscript for submission, selecting the right journal, understanding the peer review process, and what to do after acceptance or rejection.

Fri, Apr 05, 2024
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM
Kelvin Smith Library, Freedman Center & Zoom
How to Do Research & Get Published: Authorship, Etiquette and Collaboration (presented by SAGE Journals)

In this session, we will discuss the etiquette of collaborative writing and provide you with practical tools to ensure a smooth writing process.

Fri, Apr 05, 2024
1:00 PM – 1:45 PM
Kelvin Smith Library, Freedman Center & Zoom
What’s in a name? Considerations for selecting an appropriate journal for your research (presented by IEEE)

It can be daunting to determine where to submit one’s research. During this session, learn about tools like the IEEE Xplore Digital Library platform and the IEEE Author Center to help navigate the publishing process and look beyond impact factor when considering where to submit your publication.

Fri, Apr 05, 2024
2:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Kelvin Smith Library, Freedman Center & Zoom
How to Get Your Book Published: Tips, Tricks, and Best Practices in Publishing (presented by Purdue University Press)

In this session, we will demystify the process and discuss how to choose a publisher, craft a compelling book proposal, prepare for peer review, and successfully promote your book. We’ll share helpful tips and tricks for authors at every stage in their career, not only in getting your book published, but also having a stress-free enjoyable experience in the process.

Fri, Apr 05, 2024
3:00 PM – 3:45 PM
Kelvin Smith Library, Freedman Center & Zoom
Open Science in the Evolving Publishing Landscape (presented by Wiley)

In this session, we’ll talk about how open science has changed the way we share and talk about scientific research and how this has influenced the evolution of scholarly publishing. We’ll discuss what these changes look like, how you can incorporate open science into your own publishing journey, and how that can impact communication and transparency across research communities.

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