Where to Publish

There are resources that can help  you discover the most respected/cited publications in your field and country that will allow you to determine where to publish your research.

Google Scholar – Metrics

SCImago Journal Rank

  • Shows journal and country metrics and rankings
  • Based on data provided by Scopus
  • An open access alternative to the “Journal Impact Factor”

To Increase Your Visibility

Academic social networks have been developed to allow for the free distribution of both published and unpublished research.


  • Social networking for academics
  • Able to share your work and collect statistics
  • Follow other works produced in your field of interest


  • Science-specific social network
  • Share your work and receive feedback/questions from other academics/collect statistics


  • Share your work and receive feedback and collect statistics
  • Manage citations used in your research
  • Purchased by Elsevier in 2013


Laura Syms
Shannon School of Business & Data Services Liaison Librarian

Office: L-118-A

Phone: 902.563.1994

Cathy Chisholm
School of Professional Studies Liaison Librarian (Education, Nursing and Public Health)

Office: Library L-120

Phone: 902.563.1993