Faculty Research Forum: Scholarship and Publishing

Publication and dissemination of ideas, whether in the form of books or journal articles, is tied to the evolving world of academic publishing. Learn more about trends in academic publishing, including open access publishing, preprint servers and copyright protection. Explore the research and publishing lifecycle through the eyes of a University Press, and the experience of faculty with recent publications. Presenters will include four colleagues sharing their experiences with scholarship and publishing along with their advice for new faculty.  

    Forum topics will encompass several concerns, including those below, and any others of interest to attendees.

    • Publishing strategy
    • Selecting publication venues
    • Working with a university press
    • Research and scholarly communications services
    • Princeton’s open access policy
    • Research data management services


    Zoom Virtual Session

    When: Friday, February 26, 2021, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

    Where: register here for Zoom event 

    Moderator: Karla Ewalt, Associate Dean for Research

    Featured presenters:

    • Wind Cowles, director of the Office of Research Data and Open Scholarship. Cowles leads the Princeton Research Data Service, Princeton's initiative to provide training and resources for effective research data stewardship.
    • Christie Henry, director of the Princeton University Press. Since 2017, Henry has led the Press in its ongoing evolution and adaptation in a dynamic publishing environment.
    • Joshua Shaevitz, professor of physics and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics. Shaevitz publishes in a variety of venues, from open access archives to journals with high impact factors.
    • Anu Vedantham, Assistant University Librarian for Research Services. Vedantham leads the provision of research services as part of the Scholarly Collections and Research Services division of the Princeton University Library.

    Followed by discussion.

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