When deciding which journal to submit your article to, there are a number of factors that may be considered:
The Think Check Submit campaign, endorsed by the Australian Publishers Association , brings together peak standards bodies and publishers. It provides a checklist researchers may use to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher.
Is the journal well regarded in that field of research?
Use the following resources to compare and measure journal rankings:
Take a look at the Find journal rankings page of our Finding yourself: Research Metrics guide for related information.
Is the journal peer-reviewed?
Check the journal's webpage or the Ulrichsweb database.
While a journal may be displayed as peer-reviewed, it does not evaluate quality. Use Ulrichsweb in conjunction with the other checks for quality e.g. a journals quartile or where a journal is indexed.
Check the Journals website for information such as:
Is it listed within a discipline based list?