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Identifying Appropriate Journals for Publication

Identifying Appropriate Journals to Publish In

The paper you have written is finished and you wish to submit it to a journal you hope will publish it.  To increase your chances of having your paper accepted by a journal, it is important to select a journal that regularly publishes articles on topics related to that of your paper.  At the same time, you will want to publish in a reputable journal and one that is covered by the major periodical databases in your discipline.

This guide will provide tips on how to identify relevant journals and determine their quality and impact.

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