Which journal is best for your paper?

  • Find your audience
  • Which journals do you read?
  • Online journal finders
  • Impact factors: may not always be the best criteria
  • Indexed in PubMed: papers published in PubMed indexed journals may be found more easily by readers
  • Open access journals
    • Worth the cost? Do I have the funds?
    • Reputation of journal: do some searching; who are the editors? How long has the journal been publishing?