Writing for Publication in Nursing and Healthcare Getting It Right

ISBN-10: 0470657820
ISBN-13: 9780470657829
Edition: 2nd 2012
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 9/14/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 286
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

List of Contributors
Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction: The Book, Its Philosophy and Its Focus
Introduction
Why publish what we write?
What are perceived barriers to successful writing?
How can we succeed?
Summary
References
Further reading
Websites
The Basics of Writing for Publication and the Steps to Success: Getting Started
Introduction
Barriers to writing
Getting started
The process of publishing
What happens next?
References
Writing a Conference Abstract and Paper
Introduction
How to write an abstract
How to write a conference presentation
Summary
References
Further reading
Writing for Publication: The Book Review
Introduction
Personal experience
What are the different types of media for review?
Does writing a review differ from other scholarly publications?
Why write book/media reviews?
Writing successful and effective book/media reviews
Tips for writing effective book/media reviews: avoiding the pitfalls
Dealing with Review Editors
Starting slow or ready to go?
Summary
References
Websites
Writing for Publication: The Journal Article
Introduction
What message and to whom?
Targeting a journal
Read the guidelines
Reading the guidelines
Writing and organising the article
Writing the paper
Submitting your manuscript
Conclusion
References
Writing for Publication: The Book
Introduction
Why write a book?
Getting started
Contacting a publisher
Writing a book proposal
Writing on your own: key issues to consider
Writing with others: key issues to consider
The process of writing a book: key issues to consider
Tips for successful management of writing a book
Tips for being a book editor and author
What comes next?
Summary
References
Websites
Writing for Publication: The Essential Literature Review
Introduction
Decide the question/aims/objectives
Identify the search strategy
Identifying bias in the literature
Critically evaluating the literature
Assessing quality issues in randomised controlled clinical trials
Assessing quality issues in qualitative studies
Write the review
Conclusion
References
Further reading
Websites
Writing for Publication: Turning Assignments into Publishable Works
Introduction
Get advice on writing your work for publication
Role of supervisors/authorship
What type of publication?
Editing research dissertations and theses for publication
Conclusion
References
Further reading
Writing for Publication: Turning the Conference Paper into Publishable Works
Introduction
The benefits of turning a conference paper into a published work
Ethical considerations
The barriers to turning the conference paper into publishable work
Strategies for success
Start with the end in mind
The title
The introduction
Developing your presentation and manuscript concurrently
Writing the conclusion
Timeline
Conclusion
References
Further reading
Websites
The Editorial Process
Introduction
Who are editors?
What is editing about?
Who else is involved?
What do editors look for in an article?
Editorial boards
What happens to your manuscript?
Digital object identifiers
Ethics
Compiling issues of the journal
Media exposure
Conclusion
References
Further reading
Websites
Being a Journal Reviewer: Good Practice in Reviewing
Introduction
What is peer review?
Types of peer review
The role of a reviewer
What do we look for in a reviewer?
What do we expect from reviewers?
Reviewing for an international nursing education/practice journal: additional issues
What the editor and publisher can do for the reviewer?
Why become a reviewer?
Summary
References
Further reading
Websites
Ethical and Legal Aspects of Publishing: Avoiding Plagiarism and Other Issues
Introduction
Dilemma of ethics in publishing
Conflict of interest or competing interests
Summary and conclusions
References
Websites
The World Wide Web and Its Potential for Publication
Introduction to web publishing
Open access publishing and open access self-archiving
BioMed Central
Publication fees
Peer review, quality, timeliness and impact
Depositing in a repository
Funding bodies and open access mandates
Electronic theses and dissertations
Web publishing, patient information and best practice
Communities of interest
Conclusion
References
Further reading
Dissemination of Published Work: The Process and the Value
Chapter aim
Introduction
The value of disseminating your work
Strategies for dissemination of findings
Conclusion
References
Other Forms of Writing: Letters, Commentaries and Editorials
Introduction
Good practice and ethics of critical commentary
Submission procedures for alternative publishing opportunities
Letters
Commentaries
Editorials
'New generation' commenting facilities
Submission process and good practice
Conclusion
References
Further reading
Website
Where Do We Go from Here? Action Planning for Writing and Publishing
Introduction
What can we do?
Activities that will support your writing
Organising your life as a writer
Conclusion
References
Bibliography
Index

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