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Scholarly Publishing: Home

Getting Started

Searching for a publisher? 


If you belong to a professional organization, determine if the organization produces any publications.  If so, what are the editorial policies?

If you've presented at a conference, check with organizers. The conference proceedings may be published.

What journals do you read to stay current in your field?  Check the editorial policies!

Don't rule out publication in local sources such as newspapers and feature articles in magazines. 


Glossary of Publishing Terms

As scholarly communication changes and advances, new terms and organizations are constantly emerging. The University of Illinois-Champaign/Urbana has created an online glossary.