And The Title Is….

I was invited to recite a spoken word piece at the Information School’s (iSchool) (University of Washington) Diversity Summit. After several iterations and feedback from friend in New York I finally had a finished poem. On Friday May 2, 2014 I had the pleasure of closing out the iSchool’s Diversity Summit with the spoken word piece I […] → Continue Reading And The Title Is….

Part 3: A Perspective Publisher’s Kick Start Guide

Although the last two (2) posts mentioned things pertaining to reviewers and editing, they primarily dealt with the writing process. Here I will focus more explicitly on the peer review and editing process. Let’s get started. The publication process model presented by Anita Ezzo consisted of nine (9) phases: Manuscript submission Acknowledgment of receipt Peer […] → Continue Reading Part 3: A Perspective Publisher’s Kick Start Guide

Part 2: A Perspective Publisher’s Kick Start Guide

In the previous post I highlighted things one can do to prepare for and begin writing a manuscript for a publication. In this I will give a few more tips on writing and then go into a discuss about working with reviewers and editors. Issues journal reviewers and editors run into include inappropriate citations and […] → Continue Reading Part 2: A Perspective Publisher’s Kick Start Guide

Part 1: A Perspective Publisher’s Kick Start Guide

Publishing papers in different venues (book, magazine, journal, etc) is something many of us dream about. Where as some people can do it voluntarily, those in academia are typically required to do it. Unfortunately, the art of writing for publications does not come naturally to everyone. Fortunately, everyone can learn. It was with this mind […] → Continue Reading Part 1: A Perspective Publisher’s Kick Start Guide

The Ultimate Self-Branding Marketing Tool

On the second day of the iConnections: Discourse and Illumination Conference, Professor Michael (Mike) Eisenberg facilitated a workshop (Illuminating Your Research Agenda) designed to help PhD student’s begin to think about their future as information professionals. It covered several topics ranging from how to give effective presentations to where individuals see themselves after graduation. Their were […] → Continue Reading The Ultimate Self-Branding Marketing Tool