Tips on how to get your work published in a variety of formats.
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This guide offers tips for graduate students looking to publish their research in a variety of formats. In addition to consulting this guide, we highly recommend contacting a librarian in your subject area for guidance and advice specific to your field of study. While some of the services linked to in this guide are limited to the University of Michigan community, we have also included general advice and information relevant to graduate students everywhere.
To better understand the process of scholarly publishing before you embark on your own writing, we recommend the following resources.
Take advantage of the wide variety of University of Michigan services for graduate students who need help with their writing, research, and teaching.
- Clark Library
Assistance with statistics, data visualization, government information, and maps.
- CSCAR - Center for Statistical Consultation & Research
Workshops and expertise on using statistics and statistical software.
- Digital Media Commons
Labs, studios, and training for video, sound, and visual media. Includes media conversion facilities.
- English Language Institute - Writing Clinics for Grad Students
"The Graduate Student Writing Clinic, which is free, offers discussion, diagnosis, and guided self-help with writing for students whose first language is not English."
- Health Sciences Publishing Services
Provides specialized assistance with publishing articles, books, and other items in the health sciences field.
- Knowledge Navigation Center
Workshops and one-on-one assistance with desktop publishing software, image editing, scanning, and much more.
- Sweetland Center for Writing - Grad Student Writing Groups
"The aim of this program is to provide structured writing support in a facilitated peer-based setting to help graduate students from various disciplines revise their writing and meet their writing goals for long-term projects."
- Teaching & Technology Collaborative
Workshops on technology for teaching and research.