Join Our Fall Webinar Series on Supporting FGCU Students and Faculty in Academic Publishing

Register for one or all of these sessions today!

Do you know the difference between peer reviewed articles and non-peer reviewed articles? Interested in learning all about Open Access? Need to write and publish a research paper but don’t know how to get started?

Find out the answers to all these questions and more during a new, free webinar series hosted by Florida Gulf Coast University and Taylor & Francis Group!

Each presentation is approximately 45 minutes, with 15 minutes for Q&A at the end.

Register your interest today by sending an email to or register for each event by visiting the registration links under the session descriptions below.

What you will learn:

  • Tips for discovering and using scholarly research
  • Tips for getting your article published
  • What is Open Access?
  • What does copyright mean for me?
  • How do I promote my work once it has been published?
  • And more

Who should attend:

  • Students at any stage of their academic career
  • Researchers and authors
  • Librarians

Webinar Schedule:

Learning and Improving Research Skills: Ways to Discover the Research You Need
During this session, Anna Carlin, Instructional Technology Librarian at Florida Gulf Coast University, and Stacy Stanislaw, Library Communications Manager at Taylor & Francis Group, will demonstrate the importance of understanding how to navigate scholarly research effectively. You'll learn the most effective ways to find and search for research, as well as what authors can to do make their research stand out from the rest. Stacy Stanislaw will end the session with a live demonstration of the Taylor & Francis Online platform, highlighting key features and collaborative tools aimed to help students and authors find and use content.

Date: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm EST
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UPDATE: Publishing in Academic Journals and Navigating the Peer Review Process: Tips to Help You Succeed
This webinar will provide tips on getting your research published in academic journals. The session will cover three main topics:

  • The Authors’ View: What Authors Worry about when Publishing in a Journal
  • How to choose where to publish
  • How to write your article
  • Navigating the peer review process

To end the session, Rebecca Donlan, Assistant Director for Collection Management at Florida Gulf Coast University will speak about her own experiences in academic publishing, sharing feedback on the process and her insight into submitting a successful journal article.

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time: 3:00 pm EST
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Open Access: What Does it Mean for You
Chealsye Bowley, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Florida Gulf Coast University, and Kylie Doughtery, Open Access Marketing Associate at Taylor & Francis Group, will discuss all things Open Access during this session. The webinar will answer the question “So what is Open Access?” and will include an overview of the various OA publishing models, best practices for finding OA funding, plus a discussion of what both FGCU and Taylor & Francis are doing to support Open Access publishing.

Date: Monday, October 3, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm EST
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Author Rights & Repositories
Author rights are the rights granted by the copyright in any original written work. During this session, Chealsye Bowley, Scholarly Communications Librarian at Florida Gulf Coast University will talk about the FGCU repository, and you'll learn about what rights are part of a copyright, and how copyright transfers made to publishers affect those rights.

Date: Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Time: 11:00 am EST
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Promoting Your Work: How to Maximize the Impact of Your Research
Becoming a published author is something worth talking about. We'll provide information on how and why you need to promote your research after it has been published in a book or journal.

Date: Wednesday, October 19
Time: 3:00 pm EST
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