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How to identify a journal for publication

This guide describes some common considerations for authors as they identify journal options for article publication.

About this guide

This guide describes some common considerations for authors as they identify journal options for article publication. All authors have a unique context that will guide their decisions about where to publish, from the context of their discipline to the specific focus and format of each article they write.

Publishing a Journal Article: A Getting Started Guide for Graduate Students