Central Library
Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar

Author Workshop on Publishing Papers in Academic Journals

Central Library, IIT Bhubaneswar in collaboration with IOP Publishing Academy organized an Author workshop on "Publishing Papers in Academic Journals" on 6 September 2019 at Central Library, 4th floor, Administrative Building, IIT Bhubaneswar, Argul, Khordha. There were more than 100 participants including faculty members, students, research scholars and staff attended the workshop.

The workshop started with a welcome address given by Dr. Bibhuti Bhusan Sahoo, Deputy Librarian, IIT Bhubaneswar. The workshop inaugurated and declared open by the Chairman of the Central Library, Dr. Rajesh Roshan Dash in presence of students, faculty members and other dignitaries from the Institute and IOP Publishing Academy. Dr. Dash in his inaugural address highlighted the impact of Author workshop on researchers of the academia.

The introduction about the speaker of the event from UK was given by Mr. Prabhu Desikan, Regional Director India and South Asia IOP Publishing. The key resource persons of the workshop were Dr. Antigoni Messaritaki and Dr. Jennifer Sanders from IOP Publishing, UK. Interestingly, both have been directly involved in editorial and peer-review process of IOP Publishing journals. They have elaborated how to write a paper, the structure of a paper, peer-review process involved in a journal, ethics in publishing a paper in a journal, etc. They had also given a task to all the participants and finally narrated the top 10 tricks on how to write a paper.

The workshop ended with vote of thanks by Mr. Sambhunath Sahoo, Assistant Librarian, IIT Bhubaneswar.