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Choosing a venue for your early career articles can be a daunting task. Luckily, there are some tools available to help authors decide which journals are the best match for their work. These tools can be used to supplement the knowledge about disciplinary publishing gained through discussions with advisors, mentors, peers, and others in the profession.
The Impact Factor measure for many journals is available using the Journal Citation Reports (JCR). As you investigate a particular journal, you can also review the summary information for the subject in JCR. Crititcal to know about JCR:
Before you publish, you can learn about the disciplinary literature that reflects the research you're doing. In addition to learning from those you work with and around, you can utilize tools like Web of Science and Google Scholar to set up alerts to notify you of new research on specific topics, by specific people,or in specific journals. In addition to keeping current, you will also start to see which journals publish research in your field.
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