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Publishing in the Sciences: Getting Started

Key steps and resources for publishing research articles in Science areas.

Steps of Scientific Publishing

Publishing a scientific journal article in the sciences entails the following steps:

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This guide provides resources to help you with each step of publishing your journal article. Click here to access slides for the workshop provided by Ye Li, Meredith Kahn, and Joanna Thielen on Oct 29, 2014.

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Options for Publishing in the Sciences

Researchers in the sciences are expanding their publishing venues from traditional journals, books, and conference proceedings to many other venues including webpages, social media, data publication, etc. As shown in the below diagram, different types of publications correspond to different stages of the research life cycle. However, research journal articles still remain the main output for primary research results. This guide focuses on issues around publishing research journal articles in the sciences. 

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