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Publishing choices: Scholarly publishing


Publish your work in peer-reviewedhigh impact and high-quality journals.

Publish your scholarly work with a reputable publisher.

Directory of Open Access Journals

  • A listing of peer-reviewed open access journals in all disciplines and languages.
  • All titles listed must exercise peer-review or editorial quality control in order to be included in the directory.

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) on the web

  • Impact factors and journal rankings from over 5700 leading international science journals (Science Citation Index) covering the physical and life sciences in addition to applied sciences such as engineering and technology.
  • Impact factors and journal rankings from over 1700 leading international social science journals (Social Sciences Citation Index) covering: anthropology, business, communications, economics, geography, history, psychology, sociology, women's studies and more.

Public Knowledge Project

  • Think. Check. Submit is a campaign to help researchers identify trusted journals for their research. It is a simple checklist that researchers can use to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher.

  • The campaign has been produced with the support of a coalition from across scholarly communications in response to discussions about deceptive publishing.

  • Supporting organizations include: Association of Learned & Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE), Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA), Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC), International Association of STM Publishers (STM) and others.
  • Bibliographic information on over 240,000 journals, magazines, and newspapers sourced from over 130,000 publishers in some 200 countries, classified under 950 subject headings.
  • The most comprehensive directory of periodicals or serials available worldwide. Each entry includes a link to the home page of the journal whenever possible, which ordinarily provides suggestions about what submissions are appropriate.