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Links to resources to assist with academic publishing and the assessment of research and journal quality, as well as software to conduct citation analysis.
Elements that help in identifying a scholarly journal for your publication include:
- peer review process
- impact factor
- editorial board
- circulation record
- article acceptance rate
- coverage by an abstracting and indexing service
This type of information is found in Journal Directories, Impact Factor Reports and Journal Ranking Lists.
Journal Impact Factor
Journal Citation Reports This link opens in a new windowJCR provides quantitative tools for ranking, evaluating, categorising, and comparing journals.ISI Web of Knowledge.
Scopus This link opens in a new windowClick the Analytics button at the top of the page to enter the Journal Analyzer. Click the Analytics button at the top of the page to enter the Journal Analyzer where you can compare citations from over 18,000 peer-reviewed from 5000 publishers. the Scopus Journal Analyzer enables you to compare up to 10 journals under the same subject. Or Search by Source and use Journal Analyzer with a particular title. Elesevier.1996-
Web of Science This link opens in a new windowIdentify high impact journals using Analyze Results function in the Topic search results
UlrichsWeb (Periodicals Directory) This link opens in a new windowA bibliographic database indexing around 250,000 serials including journals published worldwide. The directory covers all subjects and includes regular and irregular publications which are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription. It gives users access to serials information beyond the title level, with links to tables of contents, article abstracts, journal full-text, and document delivery.
Date Coverage: Current
Open Access Publishing Opportunities
BioMed Central This link opens in a new windowProvides free access to peer-reviewed biomedical research publications. These publications include biology and medicine journal articles, current reports, and meeting abstracts. BioMed Central offers information about current controlled trials, as well as topics in modern biology. All journals are accessible from volume one, issue one.
Date Coverage: All from v.1