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Evaluating Journals

Often the best way to identify an outlet for publication is to think about what journals you and your colleagues regularly read and cite. You may also need to consider a journal's Impact Factor, and average time to publication. 

Try entering your topic or keywords in a relevant library database, then filter by "peer reviewed" to find reputable journals the publish articles on your topic. 

Or, ask a librarian for help!

Publishing Opportunities

Cabell's gives a snapshot of each journals' impact metrics and publication criteria, including:

  • Acceptance rate
  • Time to publication
  • Peer review process
  • Publication frequency
  • Altmetrics
  • Cabell's journal rank by subject

Ulrichs tells you where each journal is indexed and includes information about types of materials published (articles, book reviews, etc.) and peer review. 

Article Analyzers and Journal Suggestors