Solid writing skills can improve your chances of being published, receive funding and advancing in your career. AfLIA, in collaboration with Emerald Publishing, comes your way again with another exciting webinar “Scientific & Research Writing and Publishing Skills for 21st century Librarians”. This all important webinar seeks to introduce the 21st century librarian to state-of-the-art writing and publishing skills and to offer a privileged access to research intelligence and insights. Issues to be addressed include:
Date: Friday, 28 June 2019
Time: 11:00 AM GMT
Duration: 60 -75 minutes including Q&A
This is a free webinar and open to members and non-members of AfLIA alike.
Please read the section on Technical Requirements to help you prepare adequately for this webinar.
Vice President – Business Development | Africa | Emerald Publishing
Sibu has been in the academic publishing industry for more than 18 years. His first publishing job was with Heinemann Educational Publishers as an academic representative based in Johannesburg. In 2004, he joined Oxford University Press SA (OUPSA) as the regional manager in the higher education department. He was based in OUPSA’s Johannesburg office and his task was to grow commercial operations in the Southern Africa including Botswana, Swaziland and Lesotho. In 2010, Sibu joined Emerald Publishing as a Business Manager for Sub-Saharan Africa region. Currently, Sibu serves as Emerald Publishing’s Vice President for Africa and as the local South African Office Director. His role involves licensing negotiations, platform usage, access to content, research writing training, general business development, acquisitions and brand management. Outside of Emerald, Sibu is particularly interested in sports and different genres of music.
Upon registration, reminders will be sent to all registrants periodically. This webinar will be hosted on Zoom Conferencing Platform. Participants, who do not have Zoom on their mobile devices and or computers, need to download, install and create an account on Zoom ahead of time (CLICK TO DOWNLOAD). Webinar attendees are encouraged to join early, preferably 15 minutes before the start of the webinar, as one may need time launch the application.
The speaker will use a webcam to connect with attendees. Audio and video for the session will be streamed over computer speakers. Attendees are therefore encouraged to connect with a headset or earpiece for maximum utility. Participants will be able to ask questions and interact with the presenters and other webinar participants via the Q&A and chat features in Zoom.
A list of resources and further information will made be available at the end of the webinar, to enable thorough engagement with the webinar content. All registrants will have access to the presentation slides as well as a link to a recording of the webinar so they can listen again at a convenient time. Webinar attendees who will present for more than half the duration of the webinar may be eligible for a certificate of participation.
For further enquiries and assistance about the webinar contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Do bring this to the attention of your colleague librarians as well as those in the professional circles you belong to. It is free!!!