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Scholarly Communication and Research Commons: Publishing

A communication portal to support research at the University of Manitoba

Selecting a publication venue

When considering where to publish your research, think about

  1. Your intended audience. Who is likely to be interested in your work?
  2. Scope. Which publications cover research in your topic area?
  3. Quality. Is the publication peer reviewed? Is it reputable?

Consider the ranking of the journal and avoid predatory publishers.

These tools may help you in selecting a journal, though they tend to be focused on the sciences:

Open Access

Open Access (OA) is the free online availability of research and scholarly outputs. The Library has a guide to open access publishing. You can publish under either “gold” open access (journals that make research freely available on publication) or “green” open access (journals that allow research pre- or post-prints to be archived in an open research repository.