Awaiting Discovery

Insights on Scholarly Publishing Opportunities

What do you do when you want to turn your research into a publishable piece of scholarship – either a book or a scholarly journal article?  Perhaps your thesis was very well received by your dissertation committee and you were encouraged to seek a publisher for it; perhaps you have a research leave or are looking towards tenure or promotion as you progress in your academic career.  How do you begin to get the results of your research published?  What is the role of the editor, how do scholarly publishers acquire books, what do you need to do to...
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STEM Access

What’s the Best Database?

If you have ever looked at the list of electronic resources at Baylor, you can be easily overwhelmed as we currently have almost 700 listed.  Although you can narrow the list down by a subject in the pull-down menu, the list is still alphabetical and it can be hard to know which is the best database for your search. So here are some suggestions for a “goto” database for the STEM disciplines at Baylor Aviation Science:  AAIA Online Biology:  PubGet Chemistry:  SciFinder Communication Science & Disorders:  ComDisDome Computer Science:  ACM Digital Library Electrical Engineering:  IEEE Explore Environmental Science:  Environment...
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