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Wondering how to go about getting your thesis published? In this guide Georgina Collins provides information for early career researchers on the process of converting your thesis into a published book. From PhD to publication Following the PhD, if you wish to remain in academia or move into a related profession, publishing your thesis is often considered essential.
Few PhD theses are published in their original form; the PhD is an academic exercise aimed at gaining a qualification and a set of skills, whereas a book is intended to be read by others. Converting your thesis into a book can be used as a building block to an academic career, to influence your discipline and expand your knowledge of the field.
One practical way in which the academic exercise and publication process differ is over copyright. Your thesis may contain content which is copyrighted to others that you will need permission from rights owners to include in publication.
Adapting a thesis When adapting your thesis for publication you should take into account the shift in audience: How will you go about amending your thesis to achieve this?
You will also need to consider whether to publish your thesis as a monograph or series of articles. Bear in mind the advice you have been given by supervisors and examiners.
Consider how these decisions may affect your employability. Sometimes three or four strong papers in refereed journals can be better when applying for jobs than having to wait several years for a monograph to come out. You should also consider how you will balance your publication commitments alongside the inevitable post-doctoral challenges of finding a job, teaching, and pursuing new areas of research.
Choosing a publisher There are different types of publishers — university presses and commercial presses are the most common ones. Some will pay you, while others that will expect a publishing subsidy from you. It is important to get a good sense of the range of publishers in your field, the kinds of work they publish, and their different strengths.
Consider how your work could enhance their current series. You may also consider how you wish to pitch your book — at a general readership, a trade audience or a specialist academic audience.
Whether your thesis is published or not is usually decided by the commissioning editor or editorial board. That decision will be made on the grounds of intellectual coherence, whether the research is cutting edge, and also if the book is commercially viable.
Writing a book proposal A major step in the process of publishing your thesis is getting the book proposal right. Catch their eye by being brief and punchy.Publishing Your Thesis Or Dissertation Although the main aim of your postgraduate program will be for you to be awarded a masters degree or a Doctorate, it will add considerably to your achievement if some or all of your work is eventually published in a journal or as a book.
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Pugh's How to get a Phd Thu 7 Nov EST First published on Thu 7 Nov What do you mean by a "published" thesis? Published as a book, or just as a tech report by your university?
If you've been in a research-oriented masters program and have produced a thesis that clearly demonstrates your ability to do graduate-level research, that's . Palgrave Macmillan accepts proposals based on PhD dissertations, even those that have been made available online.
Prospective authors should bear in mind that every PhD thesis will need to undergo rigorous revision in order to .
If the thesis is published by the university and not made available to the public, the thesis is not considered to be formally published, and this will not affect your journal article in any way.
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