How to Publish Your PhD
- Sarah Caro - Oxford University Press
Career Development (Academic) | Publishing (Academic) | Publishing (PG)
Drawing on nearly twenty years in the book business Sarah Caro explains in a clear and accessible way the key issues facing the would-be author. Within the context of today's fast changing world where new technologies and increasing globalization continue to impact on academia and the world of academic publishing, key issues are discussed ranging from whether publishing your PhD is always the best way to enhance your career prospects to whether you should focus on journals or books.
A wealth of practical information and advice is included on:
- choosing a publisher
- revising your thesis
- putting together a proposal
- surviving the review process
- negotiating a contract
- working with your publishers marketing department.
The book is designed to be an easy to use, one stop guide with examples, chapter summaries and further reading. It will be an invaluable resource for emerging researchers across the broadest range of the humanities and social sciences and for all those teaching and advising them, in Europe and the US.
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Every PhD student should buy a copy of How to Publish your Research before and not after they enroll for a doctoral degree. Informative, practical and insightful, Sarah Caro will become the mentor of every successful PhD student. A mine of information and practical advice, this text is the definitive nuts-and-bolts manual on how to do it. A safe and sure guide.??????
The book benefits from some mini-case studies of experienced academics’ experiences. These provide a useful alternative perspective. That said, the most valuable parts of the book are those where Caro writes most clearly as a publishing industry insider.
Good supplemental reading early in post-PhD publishing
This book has been recommended to my colleagues who are developing a Teesside University doctorate programme.
Good book with practical advice written in an easy to read style.
Good for anyone embarking on a PhD or appropaching completion.
This book contain good practical information on how to get the PhD published.
It is clear and concise with excellents tips.