Registration now open for the Student Journal Forum 2023

Thinking about creating a student journal, joining a student journal's editorial board, or submitting an article?

Register now for the 8th annual Student Journal Forum! This free, virtual series of events is organized by libraries across Canada, including SFU Library. The Forum is open to everyone but aimed specifically at post-secondary students in Canada who are involved with or considering starting a student journal. 

This year’s forum will span 3 days:

  • Tuesday, February 21st (9:30 - 1:30 PT) includes skills-based sessions on topics ranging from project management for student journals, to equity, diversity, and inclusion in student publishing, to the ins-and-outs of peer review and copyright.
  • Wednesday, February 22nd (10:00 - 1:00 PT) includes two rounds of lightning talks presented by student journal teams, followed by an "Ask me Anything" panel with experienced editors.
  • Thursday, February 23rd (10:00 - 1:00 PT) includes two rounds of lightning talks presented by student journal teams, followed by a panel with scholarly publishing professionals discussing the move from student publishing to a professional publishing career.

*Note that the registration times are in Eastern Time - if you plan to attend from BC, please be mindful of converting to Pacific Time. Each day will begin at 9:30 or 10am PT and end at 1:00 or 1:30pm PT.

Date(s)
February 21-23
Time
10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Location
Zoom
Registration information

View the full event schedule and Register Now!

Sponsors
In 2023, the SJF will be run remotely and is jointly organized by Carleton University MacOdrum Library, Concordia University of Edmonton Library, Simon Fraser University Library, University of Alberta Library, University of Saskatchewan Library, University of Toronto Libraries, Western University Libraries, and York University Libraries.
Contact for further information
digital-publishing@sfu.ca