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What is ORCiD?  - ORCiD is short for Open Researcher and Contributor ID. ORCID is strongly committed to openness. Please visit the ORCiD website for more information.

Publishing your article & identifying the best journals (from APA Style Central)

Publishing Your Journal Article (click on the icon to access document)

Click on icon to learn how to publish your journal article, including how to prepare your manuscript for submission, choose the best journal for your work and submit your work for consideration, handle the peer review process, navigate the publication process, and uphold your responsibilities as an author even after your work has been published.


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Where should I publish my paper?

Finding the right journal to publish an article is a difficult process. You may consider following criteria:

  • A subject area that a journal covers mainly when the research is multidisciplinary 
  • Type of articles published
  • Name and reputation of the journal
  • Time to publication (such as frequency)
  • Viewer and audience of journal 
  • Journal ranking (impact factors)
  • Open access options 

Tools and websites to help you identify journals to publish in:

  • Edanz Journal Selector (fee required)- A journal matching tool from a journal services firm. Searches across a variety of disciplines to match your criteria, including impact factors.

Publishing in Open Access Journals

Open access journals - scholarly journals that remove price barriers (e.g. subscription, licensing fees, pay-per-view fees) and most permission barriers (e.g. copyright and licensing restrictions).While open access journals are freely available to the reader, there are still costs associated with the publication and production of such journals. 

How to submit a paper to a journal

Submitting the Journal Abstract (Purdue OWL)

This resource will help undergraduate, graduate, and professional scholars write proposals for academic conferences, articles, and books.

How to Submit Papers to Upcoming Conferences

  • Ask a faculty member,
  • Join the professional society to get information about conferences.

Evaluating Publishers & Publications