On-demand Webinar

The beginner’s guide to authoring high quality publications - Powered by the Web of Science

Dr. Subhasree Nag
Senior Business Solution Consultant

We are pleased to present the first edition of “The beginner’s guide to authoring high quality publications – Powered by the Web of Science™”.

This is a two-part certification series aimed at providing students and early career researchers the requisite skills to:

  • Do an effective literature search
  • Learn how to avoid plagiarism and cite correctly
  • Identify the right journals for your work
  • Interpret submission guidelines
  • Improve chances of acceptance into top-tier journals.

Session 1: Mastering the literature review and best citation practices: A guide for researchers

Embarking on a literature review can be a daunting task for any researcher. Whether you are beginning a review article, crafting your dissertation, or simply delving into a new area of study, understanding how to effectively navigate and synthesize existing research is crucial.

In this webinar, we delve into the intricacies of the literature review process, providing you with valuable insights and practical tips to enhance your research endeavors. From identifying pertinent sources to establishing a robust theoretical framework, we’ll guide you through each step of the process, empowering you to conduct a comprehensive and insightful literature review.

Key topics covered:

  • Understanding the importance of the literature review
  • Identifying gaps in current knowledge
  • Guiding methodology and data analysis
  • Strategies for effective literature search
  • Identifying credible sources and databases
  • Utilizing advanced search techniques
  • Tools and software for managing citations and references
  • What constitutes plagiarism?
  • Generative AI in academic writing
  • Good citation practices

Session 2: Mastering Manuscript Writing: Strategies for High Impact Publishing

Whether you are an early career researcher or a PhD student embarking on your first manuscript, this webinar will provide you with invaluable insights to enhance your manuscript writing skills and maximize your chances of success in the competitive world of academic publishing.

Key topics covered:

> Understanding academic writing:

  • Definition and characteristics of academic writing
  • Examples of academic writing across different disciplines

> Formulating the research question:

  • Importance of a clear and concise research question
  • Strategies for developing a research question that aligns with your study objectives

> Structuring your research or review paper:

  • Guidelines for organizing your manuscript effectively
  • Components of a research paper: Introduction, methods, results, discussion, conclusion
  • Tips for crafting a compelling abstract and title

> Choosing the Right Avenue for Dissemination:

  • Identifying your target audience and selecting appropriate journals
  • Factors to consider when choosing a journal for publication
  • Understanding the editorial policies and submission guidelines

> Ethical Issues in Writing:

  • Handling conflicts of interest and ensuring transparency

> Dealing with rejection:

  • Common reasons for manuscript rejection
  • Strategies for interpreting reviewers’ feedback constructively
  • Formulating an effective rebuttal to address reviewers’ comments

Access this webinar series and don’t miss out on this opportunity to master the art of crafting compelling and impactful research papers!