This guide is most useful for faculty wanting to get a sense of where to publish. You will find information on journal citation metrics, serials directories, other tools and information sources that can be used to assess publishers.
Students may also use this guide to help determine the scholarly qualities of a journal article.
What are the typical steps to assessing the impact and quality a publication?
Scholarly metrics can be a subjective issue. This is also an area that is constantly evolving as new ways of measuring impact and quality are developed. Some metrics used in the past are no longer as accurate or as useful as they once were.
Please keep this in mind:
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