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Choosing a Journal for Publication of an Article: Selected Books and Articles

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 Books and Articles


Academic Journals and Academic Publishing, ed. G. Svensson, 2006 (online book)

Academic Writing and Publishing: a practical handbook, J. Hartley, 2008 location 

Art of Writing and Publishing in Agricultural Journals, K. Veeranjaneyulu et al., 2008

Biomedical Research: how to plan, publish, and present it, WF Whimster,1997 paper ed. location 

Brill, 325 years of scholarly publishing, S. van der Veen, 2008 location 

By the Numbers: publishing: a statistical guide to the publishing industry, ed. RS Lazich,1998 location 

Celebrating 20 Year of Publishing B2B Research, ed. A Hausman and WJ Johnston, Journal of Business & Industrial Marketing 21(7) 2006

Century of Science Publishing: a collection of essays, ed. EH Fredriksson, 2001

Chicago Guide to Communicating Science, SL Montgomery, 2003 location  

Cite Right: a quick guide to citation styles - MLA, APA, Chicago, the sciences, professions, and more, C. Lipson, 2nd ed. 2011 location 

Short Guide to Writing About Biology. JA Pechenik. 2013 location  

Student Handbook for Writing in Biology. 4th ed. 2013 location 

Beaubien,Sarah and Max Eckard. 2014. Addressing faculty publishing concerns with open access journal quality indicators. Journal of Librarianship and Scholarly Communication 2(2):eP1133


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