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The best place to find the circulation numbers for prospective journals is often on the website of the journal itself. Ask a Librarian if you need help!
You can also consult:
Journal acceptance rates yield important statistical information about the selectivity of a journal.
Some good places to check for journal acceptance rates are:
The resources listed below contain information on acceptance rates for scholarly journals in specific disciplines. If your discipline is not listed below, consult Cabell's or ask a librarian for more help!
Economics & Finance
Education & Library Science
Nursing & Health Administration
Determining a Journal's Prestige
Finding Prestige Stats
Finding Cited References Using Databases
Don't see your field of study listed? Don't worry, use our database finder here.
Finding Cited References in Books
1. Know Your Rights as the Author
This information adapted from SPARC.
2. Think about Retaining Your Rights as the Author
3. Advice on SPARC Author Addendum or Creative Commons License
4. Submitting your Work to DigitalCommons@Fairfield Guidelines
Author Pre-Print version: the author copy PRIOR to any peer-review – [usually the initial submission for publication].
Author Post-Print version: the author copy POST peer review but PRIOR to any publisher formatting, copyediting, pagination, etc.
Publisher PDF version: the actual article as it appeared in the publication. All peer-review, formatting, copyediting and pagination has been included.
Understanding Open Access
A service of the Library that offers open access to the collected scholarship and creative works of Fairfield University faculty, students and staff. Learn more: http://digitalcommons.fairfield.edu
Open Access Directories & Repositories
Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Journals (SoTL)
The Kennesaw State University Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) has developed an extensive list of SoTL journals. The searchable directory is on the right-hand side of the page.
Journals - Calls for Articles and Editors
Campus Community Partnership for Health
CES Journals - Partial List
You've published your work, now what? How can you maximize its reach?
Social Media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, and even Instagram can be incredibly useful tools to share your research with your colleagues, other researchers, your students, and the general public! How can you do it? Consider the following Tips for Using Social Media to Promote Your Research from Nature Publishing Group or these 5 Tips for Promoting Your Research using Social Media from the Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering.
Feel free to contact your liaison to personally discuss ways you can use your existing social media platforms to promote your research.
Additional Resources to Consider
The links below point to brief informational guides for creating accurate citations. For more complete information, consult the original books at the library (see call numbers below) or contact a librarian.
Ref. Z 253.U69 2017
Ref. LB2369.G53 2016
Questions about Citations? Save time, ask a Librarian!
RefWorks is an online citation management tool that allows you to organize your citations and quickly create bibliographies without having to type a word. Click the logo for more info!