Publishers with suggested journal locators:
Independent journal finder websites:
SJ Finder: http://www.sjfinder.com/journals/recommend
Journal Guide: https://www.journalguide.com/
Choosing a reputable publisher (SCU Division of Research)
Understanding the publishing process: how to publish in scholarly journals
8 reasons why I accepted your article Journal editors reveal the top reasons a manuscript gets published
A peer reviewed journal contains articles that have been reviewed by a panel of experts prior to publication.
Check Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory to see if a journal has been peer reviewed/refereed. Look for the Referee's shirt symbol.
HINT: When you search various Databases you may have an option to restrict your search to scholarly / peer-reviewed / academic articles.
When using the Australian Informit Databases, click on "Browse title" underneath an article citation, for information on a journal status.
A journal's impact factor is a statistical measure of its influence on the global research community, using such measures as the number of times its articles are cited in the literature. Library resources that can help to measure impact factor include:
There is no single indicator that can confirm the quality of a journal. Use the tips in this chart to help you assess the legitimacy of a journal or publisher.
The SCU Division of Research also has valuable advice on choosing a reputable publisher.
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