IMC 2006: Sessions

Session 1723: Career Development and Training for Medievalists - A Workshop for Postgraduate Students

Thursday 13 July 2006, 14.00-16.30

Sponsor:Higher Education Academy Subject Centre for History, Classics & Archaeology
Organiser:Alan V. Murray, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Moderator/Chair:Alan V. Murray, Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds
Abstract

14.00-14.15
Introduction: Resources for Medieval Studies

14.15-15.15
Using the International Medieval Bibliography (IMB) for Teaching and Research. The IMB is a unique electronic research resource containing over 320,000 records on all aspects of the Middle Ages. This session will demonstrate how to make optimum use of its wide range of classification, indexing, and search functions to access data on published work relevant to teaching and research in a wide variety of disciplines.

15.15-16.30
Getting Your Work Published:
This session is intended to provide advice on writing and submitting articles for publication in scholarly journals. It will address such issues as motivation for publishing, selecting appropriate journals, the submission process, crafting submissions, covering letters, and dealing with rejection. It will include practical exercises and a question-and-answer session.

The workshop will be followed by a wine reception, sponsored by Brepols Publishers.

Workshop Tutor:

Alan V. Murray, Lecturer in Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds and Editor of the International Medieval Bibliography.

Participation is limited to 25 applicants.
Costs: free of charge, but needs to be booked through the IMC Registration Form (£10 deposit required to confirm booking of place – to be refunded at the event)