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Academic authors, researchers, PhD, Doctoral, and Master’s students, write articles for journals, books, book chapters for inclusion in edited books, papers for conferences and conference proceedings, and so forth as a method of communicating and sharing scholarly research findings. This chapter reviews the supports necessary to learn how to effectively undertake research and successfully publish the findings. These supports could satisfactorily be provided through an e-learning portal or an e-learning platform. An e-learning module could be used to facilitate collaboration amongst staff, researchers, PhD, and post graduate students, who share similar research interests. Staff and students should be encouraged to develop a community of practice with fellow researchers as this relationship could provide beneficial peer support for as long as their research interests evolve and endure.
O'Donnell, E., & O'Donnell, L. (2019). Towards supporting academic authors, researchers, and PhD students in Higher Education. In V. Wang (Ed.), Scholarly Publishing and Research Methods Across Disciplines (pp. 110-134). Hershey PA, United States of America: IGI Global.