International publisher of academic and professional journals, Emerald Group Publishing, has developed an online author workshop to complement its Emerald Management Xtra web resources.

[UKPRwire, Thu Mar 23 2006] Emerald Management Xtra is Emerald’s online management resource designed for business schools and management departments. The online author workshop provides new authors or those who would like to refine their skills tips and guidance on taking their paper from pre-submission to revision and publication.

Exclusively available to subscribers of Emerald Management Xtra, the online author workshop Provides video footage of one of Emerald’s team of managing editors giving an author workshop presentation at a university, spliced with PowerPoint slides to highlight key points.

Rebecca Marsh, Emerald’s Director of Editorial and Production says, “Nurturing our existing and potential authors is part of Emerald’s ethos and one of our most popular resources worldwide is our face-to-face author workshop programme. Our new online workshop is ideal for individual authors to view via the internet at their leisure, or for authors who prefer the convenience of viewing the workshop at their own pace and at a time and date that best suits them.”

The 11-minute presentation includes information on how to approach publications, tips on references and titles, and gives further sources of support for prospective authors or those who would like to hone their writing skills.

The Emerald online author workshop is designed for viewing over a high-speed Internet connection (at least 384kbps). This includes home broadband (DSL), cable, ISDN, most institutional networks and some wireless services.

Institutions who are interested in arrange a face-to-face author workshop should contact mhindwell@emeraldinsight.com.

For more information about Emerald’s resources for authors, visit:
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Emerald publishes over 150 peer-reviewed titles such as Management Decision, European Journal of Marketing, Journal of Documentation, Library Hi-Tech, Journal of Knowledge Management and The TQM Magazine. Emerald's flagship product, Emerald Management Xtra, is dedicated to the continued development of business schools and management departments worldwide

Gill Crawford, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Tel: 01274 777700, email: gcrawford@emeraldinsight.com or
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