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Researchers: Journals - getting cited and published

Citation indexes - Finding the best journals and articles

Citation indexes enable you to find the most cited articles by finding papers citing them since they were written.  You can also use them to find the best journals to publish in.  We have a subscriptions to Web of Science

The introduction below should get you started.

Alternative impact metrics

These two resources go beyond conventional citation counts and into social media and the web to create impact measures.

Getting published in IEEE journals

Although this is a talk about getting published in IEEE journals, the lessons and advice are universal.


What ever research you are doing, you must ensure you have the right to use any third party material.  For detailed advice, see our Copyright pages.

Journals to be avoided

Please do follow the advice in other boxes to make sure you get published in a quality journal.

There are journals which have been set up specifically to capture open access papers and their quality has been questionned.