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Strategic Publishing in STEM

To guide STEM researchers through the process of choosing a journal in which to publish.

What are editors looking for?

        Originality

        Relevance

        Strong methodology

        Clarity of structure and quality of writing

        Sound, logical progression of argument

        Theoretical and practical implications of the research

        Currency and relevance of references

        Adherence to the editorial scope and objectives of the journal

Adapted from Insider’s Guide to getting Published in International Journals presentation by Andrew Smith, (Managing Editor/Publisher from Emerald Publishing Ltd ) University of Melbourne, 4 July 2012 Springer Author workshops with Thijs van Vlijmen (Senior Publishing Editor), Nick Melchior (Senior Editor) & Caroline Beatty (Senior Licesning Manager) Springer University of Melbourne, 20 May 2014.