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January 8, 2019

Why and How to Write a Book Review

How to write a book review that works for your own research and goals, as well as why scholars should write them to build intellectual community.

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September 10, 2018

Happy Peer Review Week! Love for Academic Publishing

Peer Review Week 2018 celebrates the importance of peer review in scholarly publishing and knowledge production.

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August 7, 2018

When to Hire an Academic Editor and Indexer

So you're ready to hire an academic editor or indexer. Here we explain how far in advance this happens and how to know which kind of editing you need.

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June 26, 2018

Understanding Conference and Journal Article Rejection

Rejection is never fun. But understanding how conference and journal article rejection works lets you give your research the best chance possible.

Tenure Review Is Like Accounting - Stacks of files
June 12, 2018

Tenure Review is Like Accounting, or Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started the Tenure Track

Prepping your materials for tenure review is time consuming and stressful. But it is much easier if you keep things organized as you go. Here's how.

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April 10, 2018

Myths and Misconceptions about Academic Peer Review

Here we debunk several of the stubborn myths out there about the academic peer review process and clarify the role of peer review in the publishing process.

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March 27, 2018

How to Write a Peer Review Report (without Being a Jerk)

Writing a useful peer review report requires approaching reviewing with respect and care, recognizing there is a human behind the work.

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November 7, 2017

Academic Book Publishing: Choosing a Press

Academic book publishing offers an array of press options. Here's how to identify the publisher that can best help your academic book reach your goals.

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May 23, 2017

Responding to Reader Reports: The Nitty-Gritty

How to respond to reader reports: deciphering conflicting advice, figuring out which reviewer suggestions to follow, and claiming easy wins.

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May 16, 2017

Responding to Reader Reports: The Big Picture

The first in our two-part series on how to tackle the reviewer comments you received on your academic book or article. Here's big-picture advice on approaching the process generously.

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