Author Tips: How to pick the right journal

January 28, 2014

You’ve done the research and you’ve written the paper; now what? Get published!

Tip #1:
Check the journal scope very carefully to make sure your paper is a good fit.
Check the scope before you submit. Mythical creatures by Raymond Nakamura
Tip #2:
Comb through your reference list. Chances are the journals that published articles you used in your research will be appropriate for your work.

"Editorial" Cartoons by Raymond Nakamura: Once upon a time, Raymond earned his doctorate on the hydrodynamics of sand dollars. Nowadays, when he is not employed as personal assistant to his lovely and demanding daughter, he rents his brain to create fun, educational experiences in science and history, through facts and fiction, with words, pictures, and whatever else is handy. Visit him online at Raymond's Brain or follow him on Twitter @raymondsbrain

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