Locating a journal to publish your research can be a challenge. Here are some suggested resources to get you started. NOTE: always check with your college or department in case there are specific journals you are required to submit your research.
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Find a Journal in your research area
Is the journal indexed in a reputable subject database? Examples:
Search Find Database by Subject section on the library's web page. Start with the Recommended Database featured in each category. Most databases have a section with their journal titles and other sources that are indexed or published in the database.
If you have the name of a journal, try the publisher's website.
Contact your subject librarian for questions about how to locate information on a journal.
Ulirchsweb Global Serials Directory - Directory of current and ceased serial publications in print and e-journals.. Look for referred symbol and the Abstract/Index section in the journal record. Ulrich's doesn't rank journals, but provides information about them.
Elsevier Journal Finder - Type in the title of your paper, parts of the abstract, choose a subject area. Journal title suggestions will appear if your information matches.
Directory of Open Access Publishers - Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. More than 6,250 journals are included in the directory with nearly 3,000 journals searchable at article level. DOAJ aims to cover all subjects and languages.
Found your journal?
Check the "Aims & Scope" and "Editorial Board" sections of the journal. This can help you determine if your research matches the scope of the journal.
Questions to ask before submitting your work