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SEAside Webinar: Issues in Predatory Publishing - How Can Librarians Lead the Way?

Class Details

Presentation Summary: Helping potential authors understand the murky waters of Open Access and Scholarly Communication is becoming a necessary task. By providing relevant support, librarians can assist people in making the right decisions about where to publish so that they don't become victims of fraudulent publishers, or worse, tarnish their academic reputation. In this webinar, hear about one librarian's struggle to empower researchers to go forth with their journal submissions without falling prey to opportunistic and predatory publishers. Tools discussed can assist researchers and potential authors with evaluating journal quality, selecting the appropriate journal for their research, and knowing their rights as authors. Discussion will center around the benefits and pitfalls of these tools, how to empower authors to make the right decisions through instruction and information dissemination, and what this kind of support might look like going forward.

Presenter Bio: Carrie Price is a Clinical Informationist at the Welch Medical Library at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Her primary work involves providing reference and support to Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Geriatrics & Gerontology, Nursing, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, Urology, the Kennedy Krieger Institute, and the Master of Education in the Health Professions program. She also serves as an Information Specialist for the Cochrane Urology Group, a member of the Welch Library Assessment Committee, and a member of the Outcomes After Critical Illness and Surgery (OACIS) Group. Carrie enjoys her work as a medical librarian because it allows for lifelong learning and fosters relationships at every point of the healthcare delivery spectrum.

Friday, March 16, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am
Region/Office: National
Mar 16, 2018
10:00AM - 11:00AM ET
Tony Nguyen, MLIS, AHIP, Executive Director

Class Overview

SEAside is an alternate webinar series from the Network of the National Library of Medicine, Southeastern/Atlantic Region (NNLM SEA) to promote educational opportunities that occur infrequently and are in addition to the Beyond the SEA webinar series. Speakers cover different topics of interest to health science librarians, health care practitioners, librarians, and other health focused groups in the region. Topics include new and updated National Library of Medicine (NLM) resources, RML Awardee presentations on their research and outreach programs, Disaster Resources, Electronic Health Records, and many others related to health science and health care. All sessions are online webinars using WebEx, which allows for live phone conversation and online chat. SEAside webinars are held infrequently and are based on the availability of specific speakers who may not be able to present during the Beyond the SEA webinar series. Sessions are generally held at 2PM (ET) and last an hour. Sessions are recorded, closed captioned, and made available for later viewing.

Pre-Register: Pre-registration is required.

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Link to Recordings

If you are unable to attend a session, webinars are recorded and added to the NNLM SEA Past Classes typically within one week.