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Academic Journal and Publishing Resources

Journal Resources

The following resources are useful for identifying publishing opportunities in a subject area:

JCRs – Journal Citation Reports

This database is the only source of citation data for specialized journals in the fields of science, technology, and social sciences. That data identifies the:

  1. Highest impact journals
  2. Most frequently used journals
  3. Hottest journals
  4. Largest journals

Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities in... 

  • Accounting
  • Economics, and Finance
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Computer Science
  • Educational Curriculum and Methods.
  • Educational Psychology and Administration
  • Educational Technology and Library Science
  • Health Administration
  • Nursing
  • Psychology and Psychiatry 

    Cabell’s directories will give information regarding publishing opportunities in scholarly journals. These Directories lists publications by title, exact topics solicited, where to submit your manuscript, submission guidelines, circulation data, type of reviews, number of internal or external reviewers, acceptance rates, author services, etc.

Publishers and Publishing Resources

Handbook for Academic Authors
The publishing partnership -- Journal articles --Revising a dissertation -- Finding a publisher for the scholarly book -- Working with your publisher -- Multi author books and anthologies -- Finding a publisher for the college textbook -- Working with your textbook publisher -- Books for general readers -- The mechanics of authorship – Costs and prices -- Electronic publishing.


Artistic Publishing
The following print directories offer submission and publishing information in small specialized and artistic presses:

Commercial publishing and publishers

Book Reviews-Online databases (to submit work or to become a reviewer or find reviews)

Copyright information sources-

United States Copyright Office

Association of Research Libraries (ARL)- Know Your Copy Rights - Resources for Teaching Faculty. Covers fair use, the advantage of linking to instead of copying works, and special provisions for displaying or performing works in classes.