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Free and Discounted Open Access Publishing

There are many Article Processing Charge (APC) discounts and waivers available to U of A researchers. If you are interested in publishing your research Open Access, please look at the Article Processing Charge Support page.


Evaluating Information

Use the CRAAP Test


Currency - Is it timely?

Relevance - Useful for your purposes?

Authority - Who? What is the source?

Accuracy - References to back it up?

Purpose - Why? Is there a bias?


More detailed information on the CRAAP Test

Journal Abbreviation Tool

Databases for Finding Articles

Chemistry Databases


Interdisciplinary Databases



Peer Reviewed Journals

To determine whether a journal is peer reviewed, search for it in Ulrich's Periodicals Directory and look for the little referee symbol: 

Find a Journal Article From a Reference

Subject Librarian

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