Catalogue


The handbook of scholarly writing and publishing /
Tonette S. Rocco and Tim Hatcher, editors ; foreword by John W. Creswell.
edition
First edition.
imprint
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2011]
description
xxix, 336 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0470393351 (paperback), 9780470393352 (paperback)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
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imprint
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2011]
isbn
0470393351 (paperback)
9780470393352 (paperback)
abstract
"There is a need for a resource that focuses on writing for publication that discusses the components of a manuscript, types of manuscripts, and the submission process. This groundbreaking book fills that need and includes information on how to develop writing skills by offering guidance on becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer and outlining what makes a good review. It shows how to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The book offers on developing a manuscript suitable for publication in scholarly journals including tips on follow through with editors, rejection, and rewrites and re-submittals"--
catalogue key
7634137
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A Look Inside
About the Author
Author Affiliation
Tonette S. Rocco is associate professor of the Adult Education and Human Resource Development Program at Florida International University and coeditor of New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development. Tim Hatcher is associate professor of Human Resource Development and Adult Education at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, and former editor of Human Resource Development Quarterly.
Summaries
Long Description
The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing is a groundbreaking resource that offers emerging and experienced scholars from all disciplines a comprehensive review of the essential elements needed to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The authors discuss the components of different types of manuscripts, explain the submission process, and offer readers suggestions for working with editors and coauthors, dealing with rejection, and rewriting and resubmitting their work. They include advice for developing quality writing skills, outline the fundamentals of a good review, and offer guidance for becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer. "One of those rare books that will teach you something new every time you pick it up. It belongs on the desks of emerging scholars and writing professors everywhere."--Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor, The State University of New York "Rocco and Hatcher have done every scholar, doctoral student, and committee chair a huge favor by putting this book together. Now in one place we can find resources to help graduate students and scholars get over their writing blocks and fear of writing, and learn how to write successfully."--Alan L. Carsrud, Loretta Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship Research, Ryerson University, and associate editor, Journal of Small Business Management "This handbook performs a valuable service by collecting the wisdom of scholars from different disciplines and countries and offering publishing guidance that is both rigorous and systematic. Everyone who writes for scholarly publication will benefit from the insights provided by this book."--Tom Radko, editor, Journal of Scholarly Publishing
Long Description
The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing is a groundbreaking resource that offers emerging and experienced scholars from all disciplines a comprehensive review of the essential elements needed to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The authors discuss the components of different types of manuscripts, explain the submission process, and offer readers suggestions for working with editors and coauthors, dealing with rejection, and rewriting and resubmitting their work. They include advice for developing quality writing skills, outline the fundamentals of a good review, and offer guidance for becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer. "One of those rare books that will teach you something new every time you pick it up. It belongs on the desks of emerging scholars and writing professors everywhere."-Nancy L. Zimpher, chancellor, The State University of New York "Rocco and Hatcher have done every scholar, doctoral student, and committee chair a huge favor by putting this book together. Now in one place we can find resources to help graduate students and scholars get over their writing blocks and fear of writing, and learn how to write successfully."-Alan L. Carsrud, Loretta Rogers Chair of Entrepreneurship Research, Ryerson University, and associate editor, Journal of Small Business Management "This handbook performs a valuable service by collecting the wisdom of scholars from different disciplines and countries and offering publishing guidance that is both rigorous and systematic. Everyone who writes for scholarly publication will benefit from the insights provided by this book."-Tom Radko, editor, Journal of Scholarly Publishing
Main Description
Focusing on writing for publication, The Handbook of Scholarly Writing and Publishing discusses the components of a manuscript, types of manuscripts, and the submission process. It shows how to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The handbook covers how to develop writing skills by offering guidance on becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer and outlining what makes a good review, and includes advice on follow-through with editors, rejection, and rewrites and re-submittals.
Main Description
There is a need for a resource that focuses on writing for publication that discusses the components of a manuscript, types of manuscripts, and the submission process. This groundbreaking book fills that need and includes information on how to develop writing skills by offering guidance on becoming an excellent manuscript reviewer and outlining what makes a good review. It shows how to craft scholarly papers and other writing suitable for submission to academic journals. The book offers on developing a manuscript suitable for publication in scholarly journals including tips on follow through with editors, rejection, and rewrites and re-submittals.
Table of Contents
Forewordp. xi
Prefacep. xiii
About the Editorsp. xvii
About the Authorsp. xix
Becoming A Published Scholarp. 1
Reasons to Write, Writing Opportunities, and Other Considerationsp. 3
Publishing in Peer-Reviewed and Nonrefereed Journals: Processes, Strategies, and Tipsp. 13
Learning to Write: Wisdom from Emerging Scholarsp. 26
Scholarly Reading as a Model for Scholarly Writingp. 44
Working with Tensions: Writing for Publication During Your Doctoratep. 62
The Process of Transforming the Dissertation or Thesis into Publicationp. 75
Improving Writing Techniquesp. 89
Writing with Authority: Pitfalls and Pit Stopsp. 91
Finding Voice: Appreciating Audiencep. 102
Creating a Whole from the Parts: Qualities of Good Writingp. 115
Developing a Research Problem and Purpose Statementp. 125
Preparing Scholarly Manuscriptsp. 143
Writing a Literature Reviewp. 145
Increasing the Odds of Publishing a Qualitative Manuscriptp. 161
Increasing the Likelihood of Publishing Quantitative Manuscriptsp. 179
Writing Research Articles Using Mixed Methods: Methodological Considerations to Help You Get Publishedp. 191
Writing Theory, Conceptual, and Position Articles for Publicationp. 209
Creating and Publishing Nonrefereed Manuscripts: How to Write Editorials and Book Reviewsp. 222
Reflecting on the Writing and Publishing Processp. 237
Why Writers Should Also Be Reviewersp. 239
Addressing Feedback from Reviewers and Editorsp. 251
International and Cross-Cultural Issues in Scholarly Publishingp. 262
Working with Coauthorsp. 274
Writing as Mentoringp. 293
Resources: Further Reading for Scholarly Writingp. 311
Indexp. 325
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