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Scholarly Publishing

A guide to publishing strategically



Welcome to the Scholarly Publishing guide.

Your research librarians have created this guide to highlight relevant information about the following:

  • choosing publishers
  • making your thesis into a book
  • choosing a journal to publish in
  • journal selection and evaluation tools
  • open access publishing
  • publisher resources
  • UoM publishing support
  • authorship
  • author profiles
  • checklists & resources

Common motivations to get published includes (amongst many others):

  • To register the intellectual property of an idea
  • To certify the quality of research and validity of findings
  • To disseminate new research
  • Preserving the scholarly record
  • Authors gaining recognition as scholars
  • Authors positioning their work in the research community
  • Researchers providing a path for others to follow

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