[Asis-l] ESC Webinar Announcement

Sarah Hartmann S.Hartmann at uni-duesseldorf.de
Tue May 24 07:59:27 EDT 2016

The European Student Chapter (ESC) invites you to its next webinar about:

*How to write successful journal manuscripts and convince the reviewer*

*Date*: Wednesday, June 15, 2016
*Time*: 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. CEST (UTC 3:00 pm)

Experienced reviewers and editors from information science and related 
fields will answer your questions and give you advice on how to improve 
your journal submissions and increase your manuscript’s chance to be 

We are happy to announce that *Prof. Dr. Dirk Lewandowski* (Hamburg 
University of Applied Sciences, Germany), *Prof. Dr. Loet Leydesdorff 
*(Amsterdam School of Communications Research at the University of 
Amsterdam, Netherlands) & *Prof. Dr. Isabella Peters* (ZBW Leibniz 
Information Centre for Economics & Kiel University, Germany) will speak 
about their experiences from the reviewers point of view and hand out 
advice on writing better journal manuscripts.

Do you already have some questions in mind that you always wanted to ask 
your journal manuscripts reviewers? Then don’t hesitate to send them to 
s.hartmann at hhu.de or agnes.mainka at hhu.de until May 31, 2016. So we can 
make sure that the most relevant questions will definitely be answered 
by the speakers. The webinar is open and free to all. To join the 
webinar on *June 15, 2016* please visit the following website 
https://webconf.vc.dfn.de/escwebinar_jun2016/ and enter your full name.

All information is also available on our website 

*About the Speakers*:

/Prof. Dr. Dirk Lewandowski/
Dirk Lewandowski is a Professor of Information Research & Information 
Retrieval at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He studied 
library science at the School of Library Science in Stuttgart, as well 
as philosophy, information science, and media studies at Heinrich Heine 
University in Düsseldorf. His research interests are in Web Information 
Retrieval, search engine user behavior as well as the role that search 
engines play in the society. He authored and edited several books on 
that topic and is the editor of Aslib Journal of Information Management 
(formerly: Aslib Proceedings), an ISI-ranked information science 
journal. Furthermore he is an associate editor of Online Information 
Review and serves frequently as a reviewer for various journals.

/Prof. Dr. Loet Leydesdorff/
Loet Leydesdorff is a Professor in the Dynamics of Scientific 
Communication and Technological Innovation at the Amsterdam School of 
Communications Research (ASCoR) of the University of Amsterdam, 
Netherlands. He holds a Ph.D. in Sociology, a M.A. in Philosophy, and a 
M.Sc. in Biochemistry. His research interests are in the fields of 
systems theory, social network analysis, scientometrics, and the 
sociology of innovation. He has published extensively in these topics 
and also authored several books on theory and methods for understanding 
the dynamics of knowledge-based development. In addition, he is on the 
editorial boards of several journals since 1987, e.g. Scientometrics, 
Social Science Information, Cybermetrics, Journal of Informetrics, 
International Journal of Applied Systemic Studies, and received the 
Derek de Solla Price Award for scientometrics in 2003. Since 2006 he has 
been Honorary Research Fellow at the Virtual Knowledge Studio of the 
Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and since 2007 Honorary 
Fellow of SPRU – Science and Technology Policy Research of the 
University of Sussex.

/Prof. Dr. Isabella Peters/
Isabella Peters is a Professor of Web Science at the ZBW (German 
National Library of Economics) Leibniz Information Centre for Economics 
and Kiel University, Germany. She studied German Linguistics, German 
Literature, and Information Science at the Heinrich Heine University in 
Düsseldorf. In her research she studies social media and Web 2.0 (with 
focus on user generated content), Science 2.0, scholarly communication 
on the social web, altmetrics, knowledge management and information 
retrieval. She reviews for a couple of international journals and 
conferences, e.g. PloS One, Journal of the American Society for 
Information Science and Technology, Aslib Proceedings, Webology, Social 
Information Research, International Symposium of Information Science, 
Annual Meeting of the Association for Information Science and 
Technology. Furthermore she is on the editorial board of the 
international peer-reviewed journal Webology.

Please, distribute this information to your contacts who might be 

Thanks and we look forward to receiving your questions.

Sarah Hartmann, B.A., M.A.
ASIS&T ESC Vice Chair

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Dept. of Information Science

Building 24.53, Room 01.87
Universitätsstr. 1
40225 Düsseldorf

Phone: +49-211-81-10803

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