This guide aims to make the publisher/journal selection process a little less daunting. Selecting where you publish and how you publish can impact its visibility, and in turn your visibility as a researcher. Submitting to a publisher/journal that isn't best suited to your research is a common mistake, made by both experienced and early-career researchers. This guide will outline a number of factors to consider and steps to take when selecting the best outlet for your research.
So, you are undertaking your research and you are starting to consider where you will publish. Some points to consider, to assist with this activity are:
In addition to selecting the publication type (journal article, conference paper, book or book chapter) for your research, some other points to consider are: