Writing for Publication 101


Webinar Now Available (Recorded Live on 3/16/21)

This webinar will explain how to write a manuscript for publication.  Strategies for successful submission and acceptance of a manuscript will be discussed, including resources to aid novice and experienced authors. Differences between writing for academic assignments and writing for publication will be explored.

Have you been thinking about submitting a manuscript for publication and do not know where to start or feel overwhelmed by the process? In this webinar the presenters will discuss reasons why it is important to publish in nursing, types of publications, strategies for writing a successful manuscript, the differences between academic papers and published articles, the peer review process, editorial decisions including revise and resubmit, and what happens after your paper is accepted. An overview of how to prepare your manuscript, including how to utilize author guidelines and other reporting standards, will be discussed.

Upon completion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe how to prepare a manuscript for publication using author guidelines, reporting standards, and best practice guidance.
  • Explain the differences between writing a paper for school, including doctoral projects and dissertations, and writing for publication.
  • Identify resources available to support authors, including the Elsevier Researcher Academy.

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Dr. Anna Valdez, Editor-in-Chief, Teaching and Learning in Nursing
Dr. David Woodruff, Associate Editor, Teaching and Learning in Nursing