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Publishing Workshop #7: The Joys and Sorrows of Writing an Undergraduate Textbook

By Catherine Sanderson, Associate Professor of Psychology at Amherst College

In this podcast Catherine shares with us her knowledge of writing an undergraduate textbook and answers some commonly asked questions about the experience.

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Sociology Podcast #1: The Future of Publishing

Philip Carpenter, Managing Director

We’re delighted to bring you the following podcast by Philip Carpenter, Managing Director of Social Sciences and Humanities at Wiley-Blackwell, on the future of sociology publishing.  In this podcast, Philip discusses where research and readership will come from, what tagging and classification will mean for the discoverability of articles, and how open access will affect sociology publishing.

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Publishing Workshop #5: 10 Things New Scholars should do to get published

By Duane Wegener, Professor of Social Psychology, Purdue University

In this podcast Duane provides tips for those starting out in their academic careers and wanting to get published. This advice is indispensable no matter what your discipline!

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Publishing Workshop #4: The Online Author’s Survival Guide

By Kivmars Bowling, Managing Editor, Compass Journals.

In this podcast Kivmars talks about the perils and pleasures of publishing your work online, and gives practical tips to help raise the profile of your digital scholarship.

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What challenges are you facing as a journal editor?

Tell us about your challenges and issues…

Welcome Sociology Editors!

Welcome to the 2010 Sociology Editors Forum community site!  You’ve been cordially invited to attend the Sociology Editors Forum to be held at the Hilton Atlanta on August 16th from 6:30pm to 8:15pm.  The intent of this community site is to extend the discussion beyond the physical event and provide editors with the opportunity to talk with colleagues and peers about sociology publishing today.  The site contains a plethora of valuable resources related to reviewers, plagiarism, impact factors, etc., as well as forthcoming podcasts from the Managing Director of the Social Sciences and Humanities program at Wiley-Blackwell and fellow sociology editors.  We hope you enjoy and look forward to seeing you in Atlanta!