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A guide to open access and publishing in the open access journal Medicine

October 28, 2016 Time
1030 UTC
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Free Webinar
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After publishing your research paper, the one thing you want most is for your paper to get maximum attention. Open access publishing can help you do that! Open access publishing has been shown to increase not only visibility but also citations of published papers. Today, more and more journals, publishers, funders, and institutions are supporting open access. This webinar explains the benefits of publishing in the open access journal Medicine®, Wolter Kluwer’s broad-spectrum open access publication. It will also provide a basic general guide on what open access is, its features, and how it works. This webinar will be useful for clinical and academic researchers who want to know more about open access publication and how it will benefit them.

What you will learn during the webinar
  1. About Wolters Kluwer Open Health: an open access platform created specifically for authors
  2. About Medicine®’s 90 year history of publication and its transition into a broad spectrum open access medical journal
  3. Benefits of publishing in an open access journal such as Medicine®
  4. What is open access? What are the forms of open access? How does it work?
  5. What are some of the things you should consider when submitting your paper to an open access journal?
  6. What are the most common myths around open access publishing?

Featured expert

Tom Pacific
Tom Pacific, Publisher, Health Learning, Research & Practice, Wolters Kluwer

Tom Pacific is the current Publisher for Medicine® and works closely on the open access program at Wolters Kluwer.  In this role he oversees the daily operations of Medicine® including the implementation of editorial policies and journal development.  Tom joined Wolters Kluwer in 2010 as a Publishing Assistant after graduating from Rutgers University. Prior to becoming the Publisher of Medicine® he served as the Associate Publisher for the Pathology portfolio and helped develop the open access hybrid program at Wolters Kluwer.

Jayashree Rajagopalan

Jayashree Rajagopalan, Senior Writer & Editor, Editage Insights

Jayashree works on creating alternative resources about scholarly publishing such as videos, infographics, or SlideShares. She also conducts interviews for the Industry Experts section on Editage Insights—the author education portal of Editage—and manages the social media platforms of Editage Insights. In a previous avatar as an academic editor at Editage, she gained a first-hand understanding of the publication needs of and challenges faced by academic authors. She also gained some experience training remote academic editors on various aspects of academic editing and writing as well as conducted a webinar on open access.

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