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Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 1

Featuring George Whitesides from Harvard University, who has published nearly 600 papers with ACS Publications, and over 1100 articles overall.

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 2

Episode 2: Writing Your Cover Letter - featuring interviews with Inorganic Chemistry Editor Richard Eisenberg, Macromolecules Editor Timothy Lodge, ACS Nano Associate Editors Paula Hammond and Jason Hafner.

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 3

Episode 3: Selecting Peers to Suggest as Reviewers - featuring interviews with Inorganic Chemistry Editor Richard Eisenberg, Macromolecules Editor Timothy Lodge, ACS Nano Associate Editors Paula Hammond and Jason Hafner.

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 4

Episode 4: Submitting Your Manuscript - focusing on the manuscript submission process itself, providing a guide to navigating ACS's Paragon Plus peer review environment.

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 5

Episode 5: Ethical Considerations for Authors, Ethical Considerations for Reviewers - Ethical behavior in research and publication form the foundation of scientific discovery and communication.

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 6

Episode 6: The Review Process for Reviewers, The Review Process for Authors - Featuring various individuals discussing what editors are looking for from reviewers, and what authors need from reviewers, including how authors should respond to reviewer comments

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 7

Episode 7: Open Access and ACS AuthorChoice - Featuring Lawrence J. Marnett, Ph.D, Director of the Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology, and Brian Beasely, Manager of the ACS Publications Customer Services & Information Support Team

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 8

Episode 8: Tips for English as a Second Language Speakers - This episode focuses on the special challenges faced by speakers of English as a Second language. While the editors emphasize the fact that writing a good scientific article difficult in any language, it is especially difficult for non-native English speakers.

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 9

Episode 9: The Basics of Copyright and The Basics of Fair Use - Featuring Eric Slater, Senior Manager of Copyright and Licensing, Office and the Secretary and General Counsel, ACS

Publish Your Research 101 – Episode 10

Episode 10: Overview of the Production and Publication Process - Featuring Terri Lewandowski, ACS Publications, Director Journal Production and Manufacturing Services