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Faculty Special: 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

Journal Directories

Scientific Review Process

Journal Impact Factor

Journal Ranking Lists

Arabic Journal Citation Index

Open Access Publishing @ AUB

AUB Libraries is participating in the membership program of several open access publishers. Due to these memberships AUB scholars and academic researchers are eligible for discounts on the "Article Processing Charges" for open access publishing. For more on this refer to the guide: 

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

Scholarly Open Access: Critical Analysis of Scholarly Open Access Publishing