Journals Workshop: An Interactive Guide to Publishing, Reviewing, and Ethics Issues

Thursday April 29, 2021

10:00 am - 11:30 am Central Time (CT)

View session on the EB Virtual Platform (EB registration required)


Chair :

Emily Scott
University of Michigan

Richard Dodenhoff

Hosted by the ASPET Board of Publications Trustees

The editors of ASPET's journals will lead an interactive workshop to address issues such as manuscript preparation, the review process, what makes a good reviewer, publishing ethics, and copyright issues. Following brief presentations, participants will work with editors and associate editors in small groups to answer questions and work through scenarios addressed by the speakers. Additional questions from participants will be encouraged. The workshop is appropriate for students at all levels, postbacs/postdocs, and scientists who might have an interest in taking on editorial roles in the journals.

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Kenneth Tew - Editor, The Journal of Pharmacology & Experimental Therapeutics

What’s Going On Behind the Curtain? The Decision Process Explained

Dr. Tew will describe the review process and how an author should respond to an unfavorable review.

Kathryn Meier - Editor, Molecular Pharmacology

Reviewing Manuscripts: What to Say, How to Say It, and More

Dr. Meier will describe what reviewers look for in a manuscript and how they should address problem areas. Her presentation will also touch on ASPET's new guidelines for displaying data and presenting statistical analyses vis-a-vis the need for transparency and reproducibility in published works and how reviewers should examine a manuscript.

Richard Dodenhoff - ASPET

Avoiding Publishing Potholes & Pitfalls: Ethics & Copyright

This presentation covers the basics of publishing ethics (e.g., who is and who is not an author; the correct way to reuse materials) and copyright (when is permission to reproduce material required and how to get it). It also touches on predatory journals: what they are and how to identify them.

Last Updated: February 8, 2021
Key Dates
April 27 – 30, 2021

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