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Faculty Publishing: A Guide for Publishing, Tenure Review, and Promotion


Contact a Librarian

Tracking down cited references, finding journal acceptance rates and locating data to judge the prestige of a journal can be difficult.

A librarian is available to assist you. Contact one directly or schedule an appointment for in-depth research assistance. You may choose to meet with a librarian in-person or by telephone. This appointment service is available Monday-Friday.

Library Guidance for Faculty Publishing and Impact

Deciding Where to Publish

The Library offers many resources to help you in deciding where to submit your work for publication.  


Consider publishing your work in an Open Access repository or journal.  Go to the Author's Rights , the Open Access or DigitalCommons@Fairfield to learn more.


For more guidance please go to the Journals: Acceptance Rates tab

  To gather data on the prestige of a journal go to the Journals: Impact and Immediacy Factors tab



 Determining Impact of your Scholarship

You've been published -congratulations!  Now what? You will want to determine what impact your published works are having, especially in your field.

Please go to the Cited Reference Searching tab to learn more.