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Tips for Journals
Identifying core journals in your discipline or subject area:
Journal titles you see repeatedly as you search databases, etc.
Library catalogs: subject search "[Discipline or subject] Periodicals"
Research guides to the discipline (see examples listed on this guide's homepage)
Scholarly associations often publish journals
Databases: "Browse journals" or "Publications" link
Ask your professors
ZSR Library "
Find a Journal" page, "Subject Browse" option
How to tell scholarly journals from popular journals:
Locating journals in ZSR:
"Open Access" journals:
Special features of journals:
Theme issues, special issues
Where it is indexed
Apparatus (submission process, author information, editorial board)
Length at least 8-10 pages
Author name and affiliation
Scholarly tone, specialized terminology of the field