This guide is designed to assist faculty members in-
In general, lower journal acceptance acceptance rates are considered more prestigious.
Listed below are the few resources that include the acceptance rates of a journal. Acceptance rates are sometimes provided on publisher websites as part of the instructions to authors material. If you cannot find the acceptance rate of a journal by using the tools provided or viewing the journal's website, try contacting the editor directly. Be aware that some journals make their acceptance rates easily available, others consider this proprietary information and do not .
Websites of professional organizations/societies sometimes will provide data on acceptance rates for journals they publish.
American Psychological Association (APA). Rates are listed in these reports for each journal.
Association for the Advancement of Computers in Education review policy & acceptance rates.
Think. Check. Submit. is a campaign endorsed by many scholarly organizations worldwide to help researchers identify trusted journals for their research. It is a simple checklist researchers can use to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher.
Here are some directories of journals and some publisher specific tools for locating journals-
Predatory open access publishing is an exploitative open-access publishing business model that involves charging publication fees to authors without providing the editorial and publishing services associated with legitimate journals (open access or not).
Checklist designed to help researchers determine whether or not to publish in a journal. Created by the Duke University Medical Center Library & Archives.
Beall's List- (Last updated December 8, 2021)
Beall's List: Potential, Possible, or Probable Predatory Scholarly Open-Access Publishers
This is Beall's final list.