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Choosing a Journal for Publication of an Article: Selected Directories

This guide features information resources useful for identifying major journals in all fields and details about them for those wanting to identify key journals or find publication details for known journal titles.

Selected Directories


Magazines for Libraries

-19th edition, 2010 location 

-5819 titles, 168 subject categories

-Some non-U.S. publishers represented

-Circulation figures

-Where indexed



Standard Periodical Directory: the most comprehensive and authoritative guide to United States and Canadian periodicals

-35th edition, 2012 location 

-63,103 titles, 259 subject categories

-Gives frequency of publication

-Where indexed

-Total circulation


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