Library:GettingPublished

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This guide introduces tools and resources for publishing your research in an academic journal, including

  • Selecting a journal for your article
  • Understanding journal impact and ranking
  • Publishing in open access journals

Workshops and Guides

To learn about other aspects of publishing and promoting your academic research, explore the following guides or attend a workshop.

Library Resources

Selected Books and Articles

For additional articles on how to publish an article in a journal in your discipline, search in the same discipline-specific databases you use to look for research and information in your area. Research Guides list databases for a particular discipline on the "Articles" or "Journals" tab.

Additional Tools and Services

  • Elsevier Publishing Campus (Free Account Required) - This series of lectures and tutorials provides an outline of the procedures and workflows for scholarly publishing in science.

Preparing for the Article Publication Process

The following checklists provide you ideas to consider when submitting an article, dealing with revisions, and authors' rights for an accepted article.


While this guide will provide insight into useful tools for publishing, remember that the best source for advice on where to publish will be your colleagues, advisor or faculty members in your department.