STEMskiller: Skill Set Map for Mentors of Early Career Researchers
While early career researchers may not be called upon to write academic books, mentors may wish to introduce mentees to the process of academic book publishing, including a discussion of publisher reputation, important over the long-term for a serious researcher's career.
Useful resources on Books:
Eise, J. (2017). Getting started on an academic book: five questions to ask. NATUREJOBS. http://blogs.nature.com/naturejobs/2017/03/24/getting-started-on-an-academic-book-five-questions-to-ask/
Brief set of questions authors should ask themselves when creating an academic book concept.
Victoria University. (2015). Open Access: Predatory Publishers. https://libraryguides.vu.edu.au/OpenAccess/PredatoryPublishers
An introduction to predatory publishers, with a discussion of vanity and print-on-demand (POD) book publishing, including a list of questions to ask yourself about a publisher before committing to work with them and/or in order to avoid scams.
Tags: IPS; IA; IPS WC; IPS R; IPS IL; PSR ER; CompS
Peer Review: None
Table of contents:
- 1.2. Academic reading and writing
- 1.2.1. Preparing to write
- 1.2.3. Grant proposals
- 1.2.4. Corresponding with others
Author: Stephanie Krueger
Peer Reviewer(s): None
Last Updated: October 22, 2021