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Finding Places to Publish: Home

Getting Ready to Publish

Finding Places to Publish
Why is it important to know about the many avenues for publication?

  • Discover the broader landscape of journals that exist, beyond the ones that your professor or colleagues have told you about
  • Find more journal options to submit your research results to
  • Don't fall victim to predatory publishers; learn how to evaluate journals

Factors to think about

Where have similar articles been published?

  • Finding such articles
    • ​Search your library's system for your topic and look at the journals in which such articles have been published
    • Search a database for articles on similar subject; look at the journals
    • Search the list of journals your library subscribes to by subject, to come up with journals that publish in that area


Where can I find a journal with high impact? 

You can use the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) below to see how a journal is ranked, and how it compares with others in the field

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