Journal Publishing

The "Journal Publishing" course is a comprehensive program designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills required for successful journal publishing. It covers the entire publishing process, from conceptualizing a journal to editorial management, production, distribution, and digital strategies. Participants will gain valuable insights into industry trends and emerging technologies that are transforming the landscape of academic publishing.


1.    Introduction to Journal Publishing
2.    Journal Planning and Development
3.    Manuscript Handling and Peer Review
4.    Production and Quality Control
5.    Distribution and Access
6.    Digital Transformation in Publishing
7.    Marketing and Promotion
8.    Legal and Ethical Considerations
9.    Financial Management and Sustainability
10.  Future Trends and Innovation

Assessment Methods:

  • Quizzes and assignments
  • Case studies
  • Editorial role-play exercises
  • Journal business plan development
  • Final project: Launch a mock journal

Course Duration:

The course will be delivered over two days, comprising four sessions.

Who should attend?

The "Journal Publishing" short course is ideal for a diverse range of individuals who have an interest in, or are actively involved in, academic and scholarly journal publishing. The course is designed to cater to the following groups:

  • Aspiring Journal Publishers: Individuals looking to start their own academic journal or become involved in the publishing field.
  • Editors: Both novice and experienced editors seeking to improve their editorial skills and understanding of the publishing process.
  • Authors: Researchers, scholars, and academics aiming to learn about the intricacies of journal publishing, enhancing their chances of successful submissions.
  • Professionals in Scholarly Publishing: Those currently working in the publishing industry, whether in editorial, production, marketing, or other roles, who wish to broaden their knowledge and skills.
  • Students: Students pursuing degrees related to publishing, communications, journalism, or any field that intersects with scholarly publishing.

Whether you're just starting your career or seeking to expand your expertise, this course provides valuable insights and practical skills for navigating the complex and evolving landscape of academic publishing.

What will you learn?

By the end of this course, participants will possess the comprehensive knowledge and practical skills needed to successfully plan, launch, manage, and promote academic journals in an ever-evolving publishing environment. They will be well-prepared to navigate the complexities of journal publishing and contribute to the advancement of scholarly communication.

Short Course Fee


300 USD


400 USD

Deadlines to meet

Pre - Early Bird Registration
January 10, 2024

Early Bird Registration
March 01, 2024

Registration Deadline (Speakers/Exhibitors)
July 20, 2024

Registration Deadline (Listener/Participants)
July 31, 2024

Meeting Dates
August 18, 2024

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