Facilitator: Susan Murray and Kate Snow (African Journals Online (AJOL)) and Jaya Raju (Department of Knowledge & Information Stewardship, UCT) with contributions from ASSAf
Target audience - researchers and librarians.
Description of the workshop - this is a workshop that will be facilitated by AJOL and the UCT’s LIS School. The purpose of the workshop is to take researchers and librarians through the academic components of publishing a journal. The entire publication process, from the call for papers, to the review, reconciliation, development of an editorial, to the oversight on the final publication will be teased out in this workshop. The ethics and rigour principles of publishing will be emphasised in this workshop.
Expected outcomes – attendees will be able to develop the academic components of publishing. The attendees will have a clear understanding of the rigour involved in the publication of journals. The attendees will be skilled in the ethics of maintaining journals.