2018 Conference for High Impact Research
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The second annual Conference for High Impact Research will be held on May 14, 2018, specifically to help faculty prepare for the summer research break and will offer distinct sessions and a plenary luncheon. Share knowledge with external experts, information professionals from AU Library, and colleagues at this day-long event. Connect with your Library subject specialist and enjoy learning about furthering your impact with your peers. Sign up to attend the conference and create your custom schedule HERE!

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Monday, May 14 • 9:15am - 10:30am
Everything You’ve Wanted to Know about Publishing but Were Afraid to Ask LIMITED

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In this session, books acquisitions editors from two global university presses will demystify all aspects of the publishing process, from finding a publisher to disseminating and promoting your research after publication. The panelists will share insights on a wide array of topics, including how to write an effective book proposal, how to navigate the peer review process, what to expect after signing a contract, and how to avoid common pitfalls. 

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Mary Mintz

Associate Director for Outreach, Associate Librarian, American University
Mary Mintz has been a library faculty member at AU since the early 1980s.  Her master’s paper in library science focused on enhancing vocabulary for database retrieval.  She is pleased to return to that topic in the context of the Conference on High Impact Research.  At AU s... Read More →


Angela Chnapko

Associate Editor, Politics and Law, Oxford University Press
Angela Chnapko began her career in publishing at Lingua Franca magazine, after completing a master's degree in English at New York University. She then transitioned to working on books at Routledge, and has been an editor at Oxford University Press for the past ten years. 
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Deborah Gershenowitz

Senior Editor for American and Latin American History, Cambridge University Press
Deborah Gershenowitz has edited both academic and trade history materials for 20 years. Beginning at the journal the American and Trade History Review while pursuing her graduate degree in American History at Indiana University. She has since worked at Charles Scribner's Sons, Palgrave, New York University Press, and has been senior acquisitions editor for American and Latin American history at Cambridge University for 5... Read More →

Monday May 14, 2018 9:15am - 10:30am

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