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Description: Writing and publishing a scientific paper can be daunting. Come hear a publishing and copyright expert, a postdoc, and a science librarian demystify the process, including:

  • guidelines for writing a good scientific paper
  • choosing an appropriate journal
  • tips for avoiding submission problems
  • what to expect as your paper moves through the editorial process
  • retaining your rights as an author
  • maximizing the impact of your work


  • Maria Gould, Scholarly Communication and Copyright Librarian. Maria was a documentation and training consultant for PLOS before joining the UC Berkeley Library this year.
  • Olga Kononova, Postdoctoral fellow in the Ceder Group, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Elliott Smith, Emerging Technologies and Bioinformatics Librarian, Koshland Bioscience Library
Thursday, May 3, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Scholarly Communication   Sciences  
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Elliott Smith

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