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Journal Selection and Identification: Workflow for Journal Identification and Selection

This guide offers tips on how to select and identify potential journals to publish your research in.

Workflow for Journal Identification and Selection

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  1. Use one or more tools (e.g. JANE) to generate a list of potential publication targets.
  2. Compare your target journals in PubsHub, considering factors such as rejection rate, publication turnaround time, and impact factor.
  3. Consult each journal's website to ensure it publishes the type of article you've written and your submission fits the Aims & Scope.
  4. Create a final ranked list of submission targets. Ideally, you want 4-5 options on your list.

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