Selecting the journal(s) to send your manuscript to is an important part of the academic publishing process. Here are the main criteria to consider:
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!
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
In considering the prestige of a journal, two common factors are considered:
In addition, in the sciences, the Eigenfactor may also play a part.
Finding Prestige Stats