Dr. Kevin Omland (UMBC Professor of Biology), presents two seminar for graduate students, postdocs, and faculty on July 9-10, 2013 at UMBC, Commons, Room 331
Sometimes, trying to be perfect means that you never get those drafts off of your desk or off of your computer screen. What about submitting them for publication? Did you know that journal articles are ranked? Find out about the rankings and ratings of various journals.
Professor Kevin Omland has more than 50 publications, that have been cited more than 3000 times. Dr. Omland provides his lectures for our academic community. Faculty, Postdocs, and graduate students are welcome to attend. These seminars were initially sponsored by a grant from Universidad Metropolitana, in Puerto Rico as part of their faculty development initiative that utilized best practices from PROMISE: Maryland’s AGEP and the ADVANCE Hispanic Women in STEM Project. Dr. Omland conducted the initial seminars in San Juan, Puerto Rico in May 2013.
RSVP: Understanding Impact Factor – July 9: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/18197
Tuesday, July 9, 2013, 9:30 AM – 12 Noon, UMBC, Commons 331
RSVP: Demon of “Perfection” – July 10: http://my.umbc.edu/groups/promise/events/18198
These July 2013 seminars at UMBC are part of the “Writing for Publication” workshop for graduate students. Graduate students who want to attend the entire workshop, which includes the lecture, must register: http://dissertationhouse.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/summer-2013-writing-for-publication-workshop-at-umbc-july-10-11/
- Summer Dissertation Houses at UMBC and College Park – July 2013 (dissertationhouse.wordpress.com)
- “Writing for Publication” goes on the road – Puerto Rico Sessions: May 17-19 w/ UMBC’s Dr. Kevin Omland (dissertationhouse.wordpress.com)
- PROMISE Summer Success Institute (SSI) 10th Anniversary Celebration! August 16-17, 2013 in Baltimore (promiseagep.wordpress.com)
3 thoughts on “Understanding Impact Factor & Avoiding the Demon of “Perfection” – July 2013 Workshops”
From the Impact factor workshop: I hope to get a better understanding of how impact factors are used and their relevancy to how one should proceed when publishing in a journal. From the workshop on Demon of Perfection: I hope to take away practical ways of avoiding this pitfall during my graduate career.