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NIH Library Writing Webinar: Tips for the Path to Publishing Success

Would you like to increase your chances of being published? To help improve your odds, the NIH Library is offering a writing-related webinar on Wednesday, November 8, 2–3 p.m. Join us as our guest editors discuss writing, editing, and publishing issues from a journal editor’s perspective. Learn tips that can lead to your publishing success.

Guest presenters:

Philippa J. Benson, is the Managing Editor of Science Advances, the gold open access journal in the Science family of AAAS publications. Philippa received her PhD in Rhetoric of Science from Carnegie Mellon University where she studied the cognitive processes of scientists as they wrote. She has taught science and technical communications at Carnegie Mellon and Georgetown universities, the United Nations, and NIH, and led scientific publication programs for several organizations. Philippa is a coauthor of What Editors Want: An Author’s Guide to Scientific Journal Publishing, published by the University of Chicago Press.

Brooke LaFlamme, is the Chief Editor of Communications Biology, a new open-access journal from Nature Research. Brooke received her PhD in Genetics from Cornell University, where she studied the regulation and function of proteases in Drosophila seminal fluid. She then conducted her postdoctoral research at Weill Cornell Medical College before joining the editorial team of Nature Genetics in 2013. In 2017, she left Nature Genetics to become Chief Editor for the launch of Communications Biology.

This webinar will be accessible to NIH, HHS, and HHS Libraries Consortium members. To register for the webinar, go to: https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=t3cf900705c65bdb2ff619ea44c79a00a.

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