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Predatory Publishing

Some Starting Points

Make sure that a journal is worthy of your manuscript before you publish! Look at specific quality indicators, or see if the journal is found in the listings and database belows.

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Specific Criteria

Search for the Journal / Publisher in these Vetted Listings of Journals / Publishers:

Try these Databases

  1. In Ulrich's, run a search by title, keyword, or subject

  2. Once you've run a search, you may want to use the following filters: Abstracted or Indexed; Refereed / Peer-reviewed (It's easy to spot these journals in an Ulrich's list - just look for the Referee's shirt) Ulrich's Referee Shirt that indicates Refereed journal

Contact your Librarian

Need some help selecting a journal? Please don't hesitate to contact your Liaison Librarian!