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Do you struggle with deciding where to publish or how to make the most out of your research? The Health Sciences and Human Services Library (HS/HSL) can help!

HS/HSL is offering a series of free workshops on choosing the right journal for your research, open access and predatory publishing, and increasing the impact of your research output. Dates and descriptions of the workshops are below. Visit the library website to register.

Choosing the Right Journal for Your Research
Feb. 4, 1 p.m.
HS/HSL Room LL03

This workshop will introduce you to tools you can use to identify the journal that best matches your work. We will discuss strategies for choosing a journal and the important features you should consider to make a strategic choice. Feel free to come with a current manuscript or just to learn about approaches for the future.

Open Access Publishing: The Good and the Predatory 
Feb. 5, 1 p.m.
HS/HSL Room LL03

This workshop will teach you about open access publishing models, how to identify reputable open access journals, and what red flags to look for in predatory publications. You will learn why open access helps disseminate research more widely and how to leverage this new publishing venue to increase your research impact.

Strategic Publishing: Making the Most of Your Research 
Feb. 6, 1 p.m.
HS/HSL Room LL03

This workshop will help you increase the impact of your research output by discussing how to disseminate it more broadly. We will cover preprint and other repositories, author IDs such as ORCID, and ways of measuring research impact.

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