This session will look at what you can publish and help you find the right journal/publisher for your research.

Through evaluation, you will see how to:
•    refine your choice of journal/publisher
•    understand the open access model of publishing and
•    identify common points to consider in regards to your publisher choices
This session will also consider how to comply with (funder) mandates and policies.

Feedback from 2023 participants include:

“I learnt a lot about choosing journals which will be important to my PhD as I progress. I also found advice regarding the process very helpful as I’ve never published before.”

“I learned about various software and online tools that I could use to make article writing streamlined and well-structured while cutting down the time spent on it.”

“Provided useful information to better understand the steps involved with publishing at UQ, including assessing journals and the open license agreements.”

At least 75% attendance is required in order to be marked present.

Presented by Library. Previously known as How to Get Published.

May be eligible for CDS.

About Publishing and authorship

Producing and promoting publications is an essential part of being a researcher and communicating new knowledge generated from your research. Knowing how and where to get published, understanding the publication process and being aware of authorship protocols will be critical to your success in this area. 

Useful links


If English is not your first language, there are many resources to help with professional editing of research papers, reports, book chapters or PhD theses. Many of the major journal websites include links to services. Note that there is a cost to using these services.