Identifying Publishing Opportunities
When you are ready to publish your research, it is important to find the appropriate place to do so. Identifying a fitting publication for research can be a time-consuming task, especially if your research is cross disciplinary or if you are looking to publish in different venues than you have previously published. When selecting a publication for your research, there are several factors to consider:
Taking these factors into account can help you to make the most informed decision possible. Once you have considered these issues, you can look more closely at specific details regarding individual publications, such as impact factor, indexing, and author rights. If you have questions along the way, check with your liaison librarian to help you through the process.
Tips for Evaluating Journal Legitimacy
Whether a journal "predatory" or not is often not quite as clear as we would hope. Most journals exist in the grey area between high quality and predatory. Here are some tips and resources to help you decide. Still need assistance? Contact Jess Newman, Research Data and Scholarly Communications Librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org