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E-Reference: Where to publish?

Academic Publishing

 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.

Research Grants

Journal Impact Factor

Web of Knowledge

Search the Journal Citation Reports

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Journal Directories

Journal Ranking Lists

Open Access publishing

Open Access  is free online access to the full text of research articles for anyone, webwide. 

Publishing in an open access journal may lead to:

  • Increased visibility, exposure, usage & impact of research.
  • Readership expanded beyond subscribers to journals in which the research is published.
  • Research impact has been typically measured by tools such as ISI Web of Science and Journal Citation Reports. Tools like Google Scholar measure impact of a wider range of papers.

Scholars can publish in one of the 3000+ OA journals DOAJ   MORE

The Effect of Open Access and Downloads ('hits') on Citation Impact: A Bibliography of Studies

The Open Access Citation Advantage: Studies and Results to Date

Open Access Publishing Opportunities