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Strategic Publishing: Relevance

Is the journal relevant to the research discipline?

  • Does your research suit the target audience of the journal?
  • Do the aims and objectives of the journal match your research?
  • Does the journal publish the type of article you are working on (case study, systematic review, protocol, opinion piece, etc)?
  • Are editorial board members and reviewers experts or practitioners in the discipline the journal focuses on?
  • Does the journal align with the FOR code for your discipline?  Check the ERA 2015 Submitted Journal List 

Each of the following sites allow you to enter words from the title and/or abstract of manuscripts to view a selection of suggested journals.

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