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SEAside Webinar: Issues in Predatory Publishing – How Can Librarians Lead the Way? – March 16, 2018 10 AM ET

Posted by on February 13th, 2018 Posted in: Continuing Education

Date/Time: Friday, March 16, 2018, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET

Presenter: Carrie Price, MLS, Clinical Informationist, Welch Medical Library, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

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.

Upon completion of the SEAside Webinar, each participant will receive 1.0 contact hour of continuing education credit award by the Medical Library Association. Participants will receive a code to which they will enter in medlib-ed.

Pre-Register: Pre-registration is strongly recommended, but not required. Visit our registration page to sign up!

To Join the Webinar:
•    Date: Friday, March 16, 2018
•    Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET
•    WebEx: https://nih.webex.com
•    Session number: 624 187 629
•    Session password: nnlm

To Join the Training Session
1.    Go to https://nih.webex.com/nih/k2/j.php?MTID=t7c2edc69278d72f30000205cee0a2646
2.    Enter your name and email address.
3.    Enter the session password: nnlm
4.    Click “Join Now”.
5.    Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

To view in other time zones or languages, please click the link

To Join the Session by Phone Only
To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the training session, or call the number below and enter the access code.
•    Call-in toll number (US/Canada):1-650-479-3208
•    Global call-in numbers: https://nih.webex.com/nih/globalcallin.php?serviceType=TC&ED=591275762&tollFree=0
•    Access code: 624 187 629

To add this session to your calendar program (for example Microsoft Outlook), click this link:

Technical Briefs – Important Information Prior to the Use of WebEx:

Contact: For additional information or questions, please contact Tony at ttnguyen@hshsl.umaryland.edu

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