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How to Publish a Scientific Paper: Reflections on Being a Journal Editor

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Wednesday, 26 January 2011: 1:30 PM
How to Publish a Scientific Paper: Reflections on Being a Journal Editor
304 (Washington State Convention Center)
David M. Schultz, Universities of Helsinki and Manchester/Finnish Meteorological Institute, Helsinki, Finland

Librarians often work closely with authors on their research to help them write a better paper with more complete reference lists. The next person who works with the author is the editor at the journal. But, what does an editor do? What steps are required to publish a scientific paper? How frequently do such papers get rejected? The Chief Editor of Monthly Weather Review answers these questions and tells stories about the things that can go wrong on the way to publication.