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Writing/Publishing: How and Where to Publish

Creating reference lists (bibliographic styles), writing help, project planning tools, how and where to publish, copyright, citing sources, plagiarism

Impact Factors

Predatory Journals

Predatory publishing and cybercrime targeting academicsUmlauf MG, Mochizuki Y. Int J Nurs Pract. 2018 Apr;24 Suppl 1:e12656. doi: 10.1111/ijn.12656. Provides 2 bulleted lists of characteristics of suspected predatory journals and illustrates the differences between legitimate Open Access and predatory OA journals.

Predatory Open Access Journals are Indexed in Reputable Databases: a Revisiting Issue or an Unsolved Problem. Med Arch 2020 Aug; 74(4): 317-322.

Potential predatory and legitimate biomedical journals: can you tell the difference? A cross-sectional comparisonBMC Med 2017; 15: 28.

Jourchain: using blockchain to avoid questionable journals. Irish Journal of Medical Science. July 2021. DOI 10.1007/s11845-021-02697-x .

How to Protect the Credibility of Articles Published in Predatory Journals. Journal of Scholarly Publishing. Mar 2021. 9(1): DOI 10.3390/publications9010004

Instructions to Authors

Miscellaneous Tips for Different Formats

About Open Access

Help in determining the good from the bad in Open Access journals = written by a librarian at University of South Alabama, July 2013

Citation/Impact issues

Altmetrics = a short report of this tool for determining research/publication impact beyond just journal citations

Selecting Journals to Submit To

Publications of possible interest

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