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Publishing Your Article

This guide will help you format both your CV (curriculum vitae) and the references in your article's bibliography, as well as assist you in identifying appropriate journals for submission.

Where to Publish?

Wondering where to submit your article? These links may help you decide.

Is the journal indexed in Medline?

Is this journal considered "predatory"

  • Librarian Jeffrey Beall's analysis of open access publishing is no longer being published. A similar and extensive list, based on Beall's work, is available.

  • “Beyond Beall’s List: Better understanding predatory publishers” Article from College & Research Library News.

  • Issued by the NIH in 11/17, the purpose of this statement is to "protect the credibility of published research."  Authors "are encouraged to publish papers arising from NIH-funded research in reputable journals."

  •  Stop Predatory Journals  has been maintained since January, 2017, by  a "small group of scholars and information   professionals."

Is the journal indexed in an ISI database?

What is the journal's impact factor?

  • Please contact us for assistance. This information is also available via eCommons.

  • DORA From the San Francisco Declaration on Research Assessment), initiated by the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB), includes other ways to measure impact

Is this journal peer-reviewed (refereed)?

What other journals have published articles on my topic?

  • Journal/Author Name Estimator From the BioSemantics Group at Erasmus University Medical Center, Rotterdam. Enter the title and/or abstract of your paper in the search box.

What is the correct abbreviation for the journal title?

  • Journal Abbreviation Sources - From Iowa State University Library. A registry of web resources that list or provide access to the full title of journal abbreviations. Includes medicine, chemistry, physics, and other fields in the sciences.

What if NLM cites my article incorrectly?

What are "case reports" journals?