How To Select A Journal For Publication?

What will you learn?

  1. The importance of finding the right journal for your research
  2. How to choose the most suitable journal for your manuscript
  3. How to match your research paper to a journal’s scope
  4. The key criteria to consider when selecting a journal
  5. How to protect your paper from predatory journals and publishers
  6. Where to look to kick-start your journal search

Course Description

Are you struggling with finding the right journal to submit your manuscript to? Unsure of which criteria you should consider while shortlisting journals for your paper? Here’s where a publication coach can help you find the right home for your research.

This well-paced micro-learning program, delivered straight to your inbox, will help you understand the significance of journal guidelines and highlight key criteria you should consider when choosing the most suitable journal for your paper. It will also help you explore and understand the option of rapid publication, and teach you how to identify and stay clear of predatory journals and publishers. An essential guide for authors writing their manuscript, it also points you in the right direction for when you start your journal search.

What topics will you cover?

Lecture 1: Why it is important to find the right journal for your manuscript

Lecture 2: The basics: Understanding where your paper fits in the journal’s jigsaw puzzle

Lecture 3: Choosing the journal that gives your paper the biggest stage

Lecture 4: Should potential publication delays impact your decision?

Lecture 5: Is rapid publication the right option for you?

Lecture 6: How to call ahead before showing up in the journal’s mailbox

Lecture 7: The harsh truth, predatory publishers and journals exist

Lecture 8: How to keep your paper safe from predatory journals

Lecture 9: Words of wisdom from an experienced journal editor

Lecture 10: Where should you start your journal search?

Our success stories

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Publication Coach Series

The Publication Coach series is a one-of-a-kind course series where short, micro lessons are delivered via email every other day. More than 100,000 learners have benefitted from these courses and found the simple, engaging and bite-sized style extremely empowering. It proves that in just 2-5 mins per day, you can master a new skill with our expert tips and advice that help make learning a habit. The best part, is you can access the emails in your inbox for reference whenever needed. Subscribe to the All Access Pass now to turn this into an interactive course, where you can chat with your publication coach over email.

Your Instructor

Andrea Hayward
Andrea Hayward

BA (Psychology); MA (Industrial Psychology); Former Associate Writer & Editor, Editage Insights; (Current) Senior Editor, Global Community Engagement, Editage Insights

Andrea likes thinking outside the box and applying principles of Psychology to understand online user behaviour. She also enjoys finding innovative ways to create content in various formats such as videos, slide-decks and infographics. She is known for her hands-on attitude and willingness to try out new things. Outside work, when she isn’t completing college assignments, she enjoys writing poetry, getting lost in detective series, and swinging to hip hop music.

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