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Wednesday, May 30 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Scholarly Writing: From Abstract to Publication

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This 90-minute pre-meeting session is open to all with an interest in scholarly publications, including those with experience publishing that may wish to offer advice to others.


Julio M. del Hoyo-Meléndez, Editor-in-Chief JAIC, “Introduction: Why publish in JAIC?” and will cover:
  • Aims and scope of the journal
  • Preparing your paper (content and format)
  • References
  • Checklist before submission
  • Peer review

Robin Hanson, Associate Editor for Textiles JAIC, “The outline and the importance of a writing a compelling abstract”
  • Creating and developing your article (the outline)
  • The abstract seen as the initial “sales tool” for a good paper
  • How Figures and Tables support the results presented in a manuscript

George Cooper, Managing Editor, Journals Anthropology, Conservation, Museum Studies & Heritage, Taylor & Francis, "How to get published and the benefits of being published: the publisher's perspective 

Bonnie Naugle, JAIC Managing Editor, "Postprint to JAIC"

Roundtable discussion: What do JAIC editors look for? - Work which will stand up to peer review (quality / language),  - novel to the conservation community, - original research, - research that is interesting to the journal’s readership. Q&A + Examples of common mistakes found in articles (15 min)

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George Cooper

Managing Editor, Taylor & Francis
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Robin Hanson-[Fellow]

Associate Conservator of Textiles, Cleveland Museum of Art
Robin Hanson has managed the textile conservation lab at the Cleveland Museum of Art for the past 17 years. In 1997 she completed graduate training in conservation, with a specialization in textiles, at the Winterthur / University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. She is a... Read More →
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Julio M. del Hoyo-Meléndez

Research Scientist, National Museum in Krakow
Julio M. del Hoyo-Meléndez holds a PhD in science and conservation of cultural heritage from the Department of Conservation and Restoration of Cultural Heritage of the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. He received a bachelor's and a master's degree in chemistry from the... Read More →
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Bonnie Naugle

Communications & Membership Director, American Institute of Conservation
Bonnie Naugle joined AIC in 2012. As Communications & Membership Director, she manages AIC’s print and online publications, including AIC News, the Journal of the American Institute for Conservation, and annual meeting print materials, and oversees the membership team. She also... Read More →

Wednesday May 30, 2018 1:30pm - 3:00pm MDT
Montrose Meeting Room Marriott Marquis Houston