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EMERALD Author Workshop
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The University of Malta Library and the Office for Human Resources Management and Development, in collaboration with Emerald Publishing, is organizing two author workshops to be held as follows:

Date:  Thursday, 23 May 2019 
Time:  10:00-12:00
Venue:  EB4 (Engineering Building, Room 4)
Target audience: All Academic members of staff 

Date:  Thursday, 23 May 2019 
Time:  14:00-16:00
Venue:  LC216 (Lecture Centre, Room 216)
Target audience: Doctoral researchers
This workshop is open ONLY to those participants who followed workshops DOC1027 (Prof. Maria Attard) and DOC1028 (Prof. Jean-Paul Baldacchino) delivered by the doctoral school earlier this semester

The speaker for the workshop will be Ms Valerie Robillard who is currently the Senior Publisher in the Open Research team at Emerald Publishing and assists with the strategic development of the Emerald Publishing Service, working with partner organisations and editors around the world to publish and develop their open access journals. She also supports open access initiatives implemented by Emerald.

The workshop will provide participants with information on how to:

- be more aware of how to approach the publication process systematically;
- have greater insight into the needs of readers and reviewers;
- be aware of skills required to write journal articles;
- be aware of the processes involved in dealing with the peer review process;
- understand the purpose of each section in a research paper;
- understand how online platforms have changed how research papers are discovered 
and read.  

• Academic members of staff are required to register for the workshop by submitting the online registration form ( and to choose the section Research Groups and Initiatives.

• Doctoral researchers who are eligible to follow this workshop are required to register by sending an email to

• Registrations will be accepted until Wednesday 22 May.

Donation of Melitensia works
from family of the late Dr Joseph Bartolo BA, LLD

Summer Opening Hours
17 June - 30 September 2019

Last Updated: 9 May 2019

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