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Some databases used in Psychology identify journals in their list of search hits that publish in your research areas (as indicated by your search words):
Some journals and conferences are open to including undergraduate work:
The Journal Citation Reports database provides information about Psychology journals, including their impact factors. From the Journal Citation Reports homepage:
The impact factor of a journal is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year. It is used to measure the importance or rank of a journal by calculating the times it's articles are cited. Impact factor is calculated based on a two-year period and involves dividing the number of times articles were cited by the number of articles that are citable.
See the library's Avoiding Predatory Journal Publications guide for information about what predatory journals are and how to avoid them.
Web of Science calculates how many times your articles or book chapters (published 2005 and later) have been cited:
Use this Free DOI Lookup tool to look up the DOIs of your published articles:
The h-index quanitifies an individual’s research output and measures both their productivity and impact. The index is based on a list of publications ranked in descending order by the number of citations these publications received. The value of h is equal to the number of papers (N) in the list that have N or more citations. (J.E. Hirsch, 2005).
Web of Science calculates your h-index: