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Best Practices for Authors
Many publishers offer general best practices and ethics guidance to authors in addition to the detailed instructions and requirements for submitting to individual journals.
Ethics for for Authors
Taylor & Francis Author Services site offers this infographic and an article to assist authors when thinking about ethical writing practices.
Top 10 Ethics Tips
Wiley shares its Top 10 publishing ethics tips.
Choosing a Journal
Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities
Cabells provides journal info, evaluation metrics, and submission details. FHSU subscribes to the Business and Economics sections.
Directory of Open Access Journals
The Directory of Open Access Journals is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
Grand Valley State University: Open Access Journal Quality Indicators
These guidelines are intended to help you evaluate open access publications as you consider appropriate publication venues and invitations to serve as a reviewer or editor.
SHERPA RoMEO is an online resource that aggregates and analyzes publisher open access policies from around the world. It provides summaries of self-archiving permissions and author rights on a journal-by-journal basis.
Think. Check. Submit. helps researchers identify trusted journals for their research. This international, cross-sector initiative aims to educate researchers, promote integrity, and build trust in credible research and publications.
MLA Directory of Periodicals
The MLA Directory of Periodicals contains all information available on the journals and series on the MLA International Bibliography's Master List of Periodicals.
Open in Order to Increase Your Impact: Metric Soup
This presentation explains impact factors, the h-index, altmetrics, and other standard measures of research impact. It demonstrates the validity of these metrics for different use cases and discusses how open access publishing can help you increase the impact of your research.
Be Wary of Predatory Journals
The University of Missouri Libraries' Where to Publish Your Research guide provides a robust list of information and tips to assist authors who want to publish their work. It includes important and detailed information and suggestions for identifying where NOT to publish your work.