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Selecting Quality Journals for Academic Publishing: Home

This guide supports the Predatory Publishing workshop on the Lehman College Campus (February 26, 2016). Access the video of the Workshop via the Workshop Tab/Page.

Subject Discipline Criteria

Each academic discipline has unique ways of evaluating publications. Therefore, remain active in discipline-specific associations, consult with your departmental chairperson or consider publications where you have previously found excellent articles.

Scopus database

Directory of Open Access Journals

Search Google Scholar's Subject Metrics

Faculty Publishing: Research Guide

Webinar: How to Spot a Predatory Publisher

Graduate Center Library's Research Metrics Glossary

Open Access Journal Quality Indicators


Publish or Perish Software Program

Journal Tables of Contents

Quality Open Access Market

Journal Author Name Estimator

Select Journals from the Library's Subject Collections