It is hard to believe it is the middle of October already. Hopefully you have settled back into a routine; most importantly a writing routine. The posts I’ve gathered for you this week focus on a variety of topics, from journal submission to author branding, to textbook prices and crowdsourced editing. If you are struggling to write daily and need an excuse to set goals, be social, and write, I strongly encourage you to participate in Academic Writing Month (AcWriMo). If this sounds like you and you only have time to read one thing, read the first article on my list. Happy writing! [Read more…]
Dr. Clarissa Agee Shavers was awarded a $300 TAA Publication Grant to cover out of pocket expenses associated with the publishing of her article “Emotional problems and depression among children and adolescents in today’s society”, to be published in the Open Journal of Depression in 2014. Shavers is a clinical instructor in the College of Nursing at Wayne State University.
“I truly appreciate this TAA Publication Grant on behalf of my program of research entitled ‘The Safer Tomorrows Injury Prevention and Violence Reduction Project’,” said Shavers. “This grant allows me an opportunity to publish and empirical and clinical evidence-based manuscript for health care providers working with children and adolescents.”
Sabrina Hughes, a Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Fine Arts in St. Petersburg, Florida, was awarded a TAA Publication Grant to cover expenses associated with the publishing of her article, “Imag(in)ing Paris for Posterity,” to be published in Future Anterior, the historic preservation journal of Columbia University, published by the University of Minnesota Press.
“Receiving the TAA grant is such an honor,” said Hughes. “Publishing art history articles can be very costly because of the necessity of image reproductions to the article. I’m a photography historian, which adds another level of complexity and expense since there are often additional licensing fees that come along with publishing photographs. This grant is an invaluable gift to emerging scholars who, like myself, are publishing independent of institutional financial backing.” [Read more…]
An article co-authored by TAA member Richard Hull was awarded Best Article of the Year by the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, presented at their annual meeting in October 2013 in Orlando. The article, “Considerations of Informed Consent by Proxy in Pediatric Optometry”, coauthored by Paul Abplanalp, was published in Optometry & Vision Development (V. 43., No. 2, 2012).