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Trends in Scholarship and Research

[2018 Part 1] Research Publishing Strategies: Asking the Right Questions in the Right Order

Rick Anderson, Associate Dean for Collections and Scholarly Communication at the University of Utah, is a regular contributor to the 'Scholarly Kitchen Blog' and past president of the Society for Scholarly Publishing. He is a popular speaker on subjects related to the future of scholarly communication and research libraries. Mr. Anderson will provide an interdisciplinary presentation on research publication strategies including traditional publishing avenues, open access options, author/publication charges, and how to watch out for predatory publishers.

[2018 Part 2] Understanding Discipline Norms in Terms of Publishing, Peer Review, Open Access, Data, Metrics

An in-depth discussion with Rick Anderson and a panel of Texas State University academic administrators and faculty on discipline-specific publishing issues and trends including: (1) Texas State University's view on scholarship and peer review, (2) Open access publishing, (3) Identifying quality journals by discipline, (4) Handling solicitations by publishers (possible predatory publishers), and (5) Tried and true strategies for increasing the impact of ones research.