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Where Should I Publish?



Deciding where to publish your research can seem like a daunting task. This guide to help you to navigate the process of choosing a journal in which to publish.

The steps involved in selecting a journal for your manuscript generally fall under 4 categories:

  1. Identify: Find candidate journals
  2. Fit: Determine if your manuscript fits the journal's content
  3. Evaluate: Assess the quality of the journals
  4. Access: Consider access options for your work

Click the tabs on the left or the links above to access information and resources for each step in choosing a journal.


Choosing a journal flow chart. Steps include identify, fit, evaluate, access.

Adapted from Wilson, P. (2024). Where should I Publish?. University of Wisconsin - Madison - Ebling Library.