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All workshops for the Spring 2021 semester will be taught synchronously and online using Zoom. In order to attend our workshops, you will need a NetID assigned to you from UIUC and you will need to login to your Zoom account to "activate" it. 

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You may also request workshops for courses, graduate student study groups, and departmental events, etc. Workshop request are limited to sessions that will include at least five people. You can review a list of the Spring 2021 workshops including the descriptions. If you have questions, please contact savvyresearcher@library.illinois.edu

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PLEASE NOTE: Registration must be completed the day before the workshop by 9:00 A.M. e.g., for a Thursday workshop, you must register by Wednesday at 9:00 A.M.. For Monday workshops, you will need to register by Friday at 9:00 A.M.

 

Evaluating Journals: The Good, The Bad, and the Predatory

Event Type
Conference/Workshop
Topic
information management
Sponsor
University Library - Scholarly Commons
Location
Zoom meeting invite will be sent the business day before the workshop is scheduled.
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Mar 9, 2021   12:00 - 1:30 pm   Tuesday
Speaker
Dan Tracy, Head, Scholarly Communication and Publishing
Cost
free
Registration
Registration Form
Contact
Scholarly Commons
E-Mail
sc@library.illinois.edu
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Is this a good journal to publish in? Is it using predatory practices? Participants in this workshop will learn features to look for when evaluating publication opportunities in order to make an informed choice about where to submit research. Participants will also understand the utility and drawbacks of different journal ranking metrics as a way to evaluate quality.

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ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SPONSORED BY THE GRADUATE COLLEGE AND RESEARCH AND INFORMATION SERVICES AND THE SCHOLARLY COMMONS, UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.

 

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