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Scholarly Publishing Guide

Finding a Journal

When looking for a publication to publish your research in, it is important to find a trustworthy source that has the appropriate scope and audience for your research. 


  • Look at which journals publish articles in your department and/or subject
  • Ask your colleagues
  • Ask your library liaison
  • Search library databases for your topic and look at what journals are publishing those articles
  • Use a journal directory (below) to find a match
  • Compare journals by measuring their impact

Journal Directories

The following journal directories can point you in the direction of selecting a journal to publish your work: