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Student Journal Forum 2019

Editors of Camera Stylo and Idiom journals at the 2018 Student Journal Forum


University of Toronto Libraries invites you to our 4th annual Student Journal Forum! Whether you are publishing a journal or thinking about starting one, this event is for you. Undergraduate and graduate students from all 3 campuses are welcome!


This half-day will be filled with sessions and panels focused on helping you and your editorial team expand your knowledge of the journal publishing process. There will also be an opportunity to showcase your journal and network with others.


Date: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Place: Blackburn Room, 4th floor, Robarts Library, 130 George St., University of Toronto St. George Campus


Time Session Speakers 

10:00 10:15

Opening Remarks & Introduction

10:15 10:45

Keynote Speaker

"Looking Back and Looking Ahead: Ten Things I Wish I’d Known as a Student Journal Editorial Assistant" by Amber Dilabbio, Digital Production Coordinator, Journals, University of Toronto Press

10:45 11:00

Coffee Break (catered)

11:00 - 12:00  

Panel Presentation

Journal editors from a variety of backgrounds (sciences, humanities, undergraduate, and graduate) as well as library staff will share their best practices and welcome questions from the audience. Panelists include current and former editors and staff from the following publications and areas:

12:00 – 1:30

Lunch (catered) & Table Topic Discussion

Discussion topics:

  • Best practices for managing editorial workflow
  • Soliciting quality submissions
  • Succession strategies for editorial boards
  • Copyright, academic integrity, and author agreements
  • Journal hosting and publishing support at UTL