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Texts Plus: Ancillary Materials & Companion Sites
Presenter: Janet Salmons, an independent researcher, writer and consultant with Vision2Lead, Inc.
You have completed the textbook manuscript, now what? Some publishers expect you to develop ancillary materials for companion sites they host. If not, you might want to create your own.
Janet Salmons is an independent researcher, writer and consultant through her company, Vision2Lead, Inc. She wrote Doing Qualitative Research Online (2016) Qualitative Online interviews (2015). Online Interviews in Real Time (2010) and edited Cases in Online Interview Research (2012) for SAGE Publications, as well as numerous articles and book chapters. She is an active blogger on www.vision2lead.com, and for the Academy of Management The Ethicist Blog. Janet is an editorial reviewer for SAGE Research Methods database, reviews textbook manuscripts and serves as a peer reviewer for academic journals. Janet is a Dissertation Mentor for the Walden University PhD program in Educational Technology.
Other TAA Webinars by Janet Salmons
You can spend (and waste!) a lot of time on blogs and social media. Be strategic and use these tools to complement your academic writing, textbook authoring, and related consulting services.
Want to publish a book, but lack the content for a full manuscript? Consider creating an edited book! You can include your own material, as well as chapters by other scholars.
You have research. You have academic papers, a thesis, and/or a dissertation. You may have written reports or social media posts. Now what? The tasks involved with moving forward towards developing publishable articles or chapters seems overwhelming. Where do you start?
You spent a lot of time conducting research and writing a dissertation, thesis, or capstone project. You are well aware of the pressure to get your work published, in order to get hired or advance in your academic or professional field. Where do you start? Salmons mined every element of her dissertation to launch a publishing strategy that has resulted in five books, numerous chapters and cases, articles and blog posts. She created a typology of five options for drawing from, building on, or applying your student writing. This webinar is relevant those who have graduated recently as well as to people whose dissertations have been sitting on the shelf for a while.