This workshop will review the Tri-agency (CIHR, NSERC & SSHRC) Open Access policy on publications, which applies to all NSERC or SSHRC grants awarded on or after May 1, 2015, and CIHR grants awarded on or after January 1, 2008. The session will cover:
How do you choose a quality journal? What are predatory journals? How do I avoid publishing in a predatory journal? If you are curious about answers to these questions, this workshop is for you.
By the end of this workshop, you will:
- Understand what makes a journal predatory
- Have tips and tricks to use to identify quality and predatory journals
- Know who to reach out to for help
Take your literature review one step further. This workshop is geared towards graduate students and researchers who wish to conduct a systematic review for either a thesis, coursework or journal publication. A ‘systematic review’, as opposed to a traditional literature review, uses a structured methodology to answer a focused research question. It is transparent, reproducible, and involves an exhaustive search of the literature using explicit criteria for study selection. By the end of this workshop you will have gained an understanding of systematic review methods in the social sciences and the components of a systematic search. Both Jackie Stapleton and Sarah Brown have extensive experience as collaborators on systematic review research teams and will be drawing directly from their experiences for this presentation.