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By Rob Kitchin

...includes small print similar to interpreting the proofs, getting ready indexes...every researcher can locate a few invaluable info during this textbook. -PHOTOSYNTHETICAThis definitive consultant to effectively publishing social technology study demonstrates that finishing a undertaking is barely the 1st part of analysis. Dissemination is the second one part, and it calls for particular talents and data. the lecturers' advisor to Publishing: explains the various ways that examine might be disseminated: in journals, books, experiences, the web, well known media, and meetings; demonstrates how the constructions, practices and techniques concerned paintings - making them simply understood and obvious; and situates learn within the better and altering context of upper Education.For postgraduates or lecturers within the social sciences the lecturers' consultant to Publishing offers crucial suggestions on easy methods to safe a role, find out how to achieve tenure, tips on how to live on examine review workouts, and the way to acquire merchandising.

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By Rob Kitchin

...includes small print similar to interpreting the proofs, getting ready indexes...every researcher can locate a few invaluable info during this textbook. -PHOTOSYNTHETICAThis definitive consultant to effectively publishing social technology study demonstrates that finishing a undertaking is barely the 1st part of analysis. Dissemination is the second one part, and it calls for particular talents and data. the lecturers' advisor to Publishing: explains the various ways that examine might be disseminated: in journals, books, experiences, the web, well known media, and meetings; demonstrates how the constructions, practices and techniques concerned paintings - making them simply understood and obvious; and situates learn within the better and altering context of upper Education.For postgraduates or lecturers within the social sciences the lecturers' consultant to Publishing offers crucial suggestions on easy methods to safe a role, find out how to achieve tenure, tips on how to live on examine review workouts, and the way to acquire merchandising.

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It is common practice to include a cover letter with a submission. This simply needs to state that the article is to be considered for publication in the journal and that it has not been published elsewhere. There is no need for any long description of the paper’s content or argument. Most journals acknowledge receipt of an article, but not all. To ensure acknowledgement either send a self-addressed, pre-paid postcard or, after a short delay (to allow for postal delays and a few days when staff might be away from their desks), email the administrative office and ask whether they have received the submission.

1995) ‘Undergraduate cheating: who does what and why’, Studies in Higher Education, 20 (2): 159–72. Luey, B. (2002) Handbook for Academic Authors, 4th edn. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 38 Kitchin 2/3/05 6 1:39 pm Page 39 Writing for journals and edited books Academic journals provide a specialized medium through which to disseminate research. They are usually peer-reviewed (two, three or more people read your manuscript to judge whether it is ‘suitable’ for publication) and the intended audience is an ‘expert’ group of scholars and practitioners.

New York: John Wiley. M. (2003) Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace, 7th edn. New York: Longman. 31 Kitchin 2/3/05 5 1:39 pm Page 32 Malpractices and intellectual property In addition to general advice concerning the skills of writing there is a number of other related issues that every writer needs to be aware of. These issues are generally legal or political in nature and cannot be ignored as they have penalties (of different kinds) attached. It is better to be forewarned than to find out about these problems at a later date, once it is too late.

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