The majority of institutions of higher education offer traditional degrees that develop skills fundamental to a career in scholarly publishing – from English, technical and creative writing, and journalism to business – and coursework in fields related to the broader field of scholarly communications, such as library science, media and communications, and information management. In addition, many universities offer graduate degrees and certificate programs that provide specialized training for students and professionals alike. The links below display listings of many programs in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Australia. Found a program not listed here? Send us the details.
Learned Publishing Access
Be sure to check out the latest Learned Publishing issue, chock full of insightful, informative, and inspirational writing by our publishing peers!
The July issue demonstrates that Spanish researchers are largely unaware of their institutional repositories – but love ResearchGate; how Asian journals stack up in the citation indexes; and where Pakistani education and culture fosters a conservative attitude that stifles scientific inquiry and experimentation. Another report from CIBER multi-country research into early-career researchers (ECR) is featured, this time focused on ECR publishing practices and confirming trends in creative thinking, yet conservative behaviors, among this new generation of scholars. Highlights of this issue also include two articles that challenge existing models, one revealing the world of high-impact student-edited law journals and the other questioning publishing norms in a digital/social world.
Not to be missed are the research articles looking at gender difference and how journals deal with author appeals that should be read by anyone developing a journal.