Engineering Faculty Guide to the Library: Scholarship & Publishing
Conferences & peer review
Not sure if a conference is using rigorous peer review to assess proposals? Ask me. We can do some research into the organization and/or associated publisher/s before you submit or register. Not all professional development opportunities, scholarly disseminators, etc., are equal.
Open Access: Pay for Publishing? Q&A
Q: Is the journal legitimate?
Q: The publisher wants you to pay to publish your article?
A: Charging an author fee to defray costs of open access publishing is fairly common, and $200 is an example of a low fee. CSCE funds can now be used for publishing fees (called dissemination grants). Learn more info about open access publishing funds.