To start the process of deciding where to submit your manuscript for publication, make a list of potential journals, based on:
Ideally you want to have journals identified before writing your manuscript, so that you can tailor your manuscript according to the journal's guidelines.
Once you have your list of potential journals to publish in, read up on the journals via journal web sites and other resources highlighted below. Factors to consider for each journal include:
A common consideration for all of these factors is how transparent the publisher is. Not all of these factors will be as meaningful to you as others, and you may have other requirements not listed here. Eliminate journals from your list that do not satisfy your requirements.
If you have questions, please contact the Library.
After you've narrowed down your list of journals based on the research above, you're ready for the next steps: