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 Webinar: Writing for Publication: Guidelines for University Librarians, Researchers, and Academics in the LIS Field.

  • ​​​Date: Monday, May 14, 2018
  • Time: 4:00–5:00 p.m. Makkah AST (UTC +3)
  • Language: English
  • Cost: Free

Webinar Overview

The webinar will cover:

  • How to turn your idea into an article.
  • The basic types of peer-reviewed articles.
  • The editorial process, and how to work successfully with an editor.
  • How to negotiate a publishing contract.
  • Open-access publishing and new media.

Webinar Objectives

By the end of the webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Know how to transform their ideas into an article written for publication.
  • Understand the process of peer-reviewing article.
  • Know the best way for selecting the proper channel/journal for publishing.
  • Get familiar with skills and tricks in Negotiate a publisher’s agreement.​


​​Target Audience​

This Webinar is suitable for:​

  • University Librarians
  • Researchers
  • Academics in LIS Field who wish to publish in English-language peer-reviewed journals. 
  • Editorial board members of peer-reviewed journals.​

Webinar moderator​

 Professor Dr. Marta Mestrovic Deyrup, Ph.D. 
  • Dr. Deyrup holds the rank of Full Professor at Seton Hall University Libraries, South Orange, N.J., USA
  • She has extensive experience as a writer and editor, including: 

  o ​Member of the editorial boards of: 
            Technical Services Quarterly
            Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship
            International Information & Library Resources.
  o  Editor of Journal of Archival Organization. 

  o  Author of A Librarian’s Guide to Writing for Publication, to be published by ABC-CLIO/Libraries Unlimited in September 2018.


  • Places are limited. Early registration guarantees a place.
  • ​Registration will close when the available places are booked.
  • Successful registrants will receive a confirmation message with the webinar link.
  • Attendees will receive a certificate of participation.