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Y1.2 Inside the world of journal publishing
  1. Ginny Barbour
  1. Australasian Open Access Support Group/Committee on Publication Ethics


Journal publishing is often felt to be a black box that hides a complex system that authors have little control over. I’d argue that authors should think of publishing as a partnership between them and the journal, not a battle. In this session I’ll briefly outline the basic processes that are common to all journals, suggest some ways of optimising your manuscript’s chances and highlight some common pitfalls.

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