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The Science Library organises talks on journal publication by our vendors from time to time. Click the links below to view the recorded webcast and presentation slides of past events. Please note that access to presentation materials is restricted to NUS staff & students.



Academic Publishing in the Sciences and Engineering
Dr. Phil Meyler, Publishing Development Director for Science, Technology, and Medicine, Cambridge University Press

Anyone publishing a journal article or a book wants to know that their work will reach the widest possible audience. To achieve this, it is important to have a good knowledge of how the publishing process operates, from submission of a paper or book proposal, through peer review, production, publication, and beyond.

In this talk, Dr. Phil Meyler outlines the various stages of journal and book publishing, and provides an insight into the modern publishing landscape (including open access and new publishing models). He will also give practical advice on the preparation and submission of journal articles and book proposals.

[Presentation Slides]

Working in Industry: Preparing a Resume Workshop
Dr. David Harwell, Assistant Director, Industry Member Programs, American Chemical Society

Make a positive first impression with an effective resume. This workshop by ACS explores the structure, format and components of a winning resume for industry. In addition, you can find out the other career options in the industry and learn how to locate your ideal job.

[Presentation Slides]

American Chemical Society (ACS) on Campus

This is a series of talks on topics such as the basics and ethics of scholarly publishing and writing competitive research proposals. These talks are not just for chemists and are appropriate for researchers in all fields of science.

Basics in Scholarly Publishing: Getting Started Writing a Manuscript |

Dr. Andrew Wee, National University of Singapore, Associate Editor, ACS Nano  |   [Presentation Slides]

Basics in Scholarly Publishing: What is Peer Review?  | 

Dr. Lyndon Emsley, Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, Associate Editor, Journal of the American Chemical Society[Presentation Slides]

Copyright and Ethics in Scholarly Communication: What You Need to Know  |

Ms Norah Xiao, Manager of Editorial Development, Asia; ACS Publications[Presentation Slides]

Grant Proposal Writing: Writing a Competitive Research Proposal  |

Dr. Burtrand Lee, Program Manager, ACS Petroleum Research Fund |   [Presentation Slides]



How to Publish a World Class Paper
Mr Arnout Jacobs, Elsevier

The talk discusses various aspects of journal publishing including deciding whether to publish, writing a quality manuscript, revisions and responses to reviewers, ethical issues for consideration and getting your article accepted.

[Recorded Webcast]   |   [Presentation Slides]

Publishing Journal Articles...An Insider Speaks

Dr. Niamh O'Connor, Royal Society of Chemistry Publishing

The talk provides an introduction to RSC/RSC Publishing, the benefits of publishing in RSC journals and the publication process from an Editor/Publisher perspective including what editors and reviewers actually look for. The talk also offers tips on writing articles and getting them published.

[Recorded Webcast]   |   [Presentation Slides]

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