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Academic's Guide to Publishing / Edition 1

Academic's Guide to Publishing / Edition 1

by Rob Kitchin


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 2901412900835
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 05/20/2005
Series: SAGE Study Skills Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

About the Author

Rob Kitchin is a professor and ERC Advanced Investigator in the National Institute of Regional and Spatial Analysis at the National University of Ireland Maynooth, for which he was director between 2002 and 2013. He has published widely across the social sciences, including 23 books and 140 articles and book chapters. He is editor of the international journals, Progress in Human Geography and Dialogues in Human Geography, and for eleven years was the editor of Social and Cultural Geography. He was the editor-in-chief of the 12 volume, International Encyclopedia of Human Geography, and edits two book series, Irish Society and Key Concepts in Geography. He is currently a PI on the Programmable City project, the Digital Repository of Ireland, and the All-Island Research Observatory.

He has delivered over 100 invited talks at conferences and universities and his research has been cited over 600 times in local, national and international media. His book ‘Code/Space’ (with Martin Dodge) won the Association of American Geographers ‘Meridian Book Award’ for the outstanding book in the discipline in 2011 and a ‘CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title 2011’ award from the American Library Association. He was the 2013 recipient of the Royal Irish Academy's Gold Medal for the Social Sciences.

Table of Contents

Publishing Research
A Strategic Approach to Publication
Working with Others
General Writing Advice
Malpractices and Intellectual Property
Writing for Journals and Edited Books
Writing Reports
Publishing on the Internet
Dissemination through Popular Media
Types of Book and Selecting a Publisher
Writing and Submitting a Book Proposal
Negotiating a Book Contract
Writing a Book
Editing a Book or Special Issue
Self-publishing a Book
Proposing a New Journal or Book Series
Editing a Journal or Newsletter
The Production Process
Attending Conferences and Presenting Papers and Posters
Making and Keeping Contacts
Organizing Events
Final Words

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