Maureen Shawn Kennedy, MA, RN, American Journal of Nursing editor-in-chief, offers advice to novice academic writers (especially graduate students) who have been encouraged by a faculty mentor to submit a course paper to a scholarly or professional journal: "‘My Professor Said to Submit My Paper’ (We Hope They Also Told You This)"
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Writing in today's Inside Higher Ed, Eszter Hargittai discusses preparing a manuscript for submission to a journal, from selecting an appropriate journal to preparing the manuscript (perhaps the most important strategic decision), suggesting reviewers (if asked), to the transmittal correspondence. "Preparing Journal Submissions" is available on line, open access.
Featured in Research in Nursing & Health, 2008, 31, 399-401, Robin Froman (an editor and the interim director of the UConn Center for Nursing Scholarship) counsels researchers and scholars on "Hitting the Bull's Eye Rather Than Shooting Yourself Between the Eyes" (what editors want and don't want). Among her observations about things that editors have … Continue reading Publishing Tips: Froman on What Editors Want (Research in Nursing & Health)