Once you have an idea for a journal article or the results of your research, you will turn your attention to identifying journals which publish articles like the one you have in mind. This guide provides some resources to help you identify sources for your scholarship. If the impact factor of a journal is important to you, refer to the information under the Journal Metrics tab for how to determine impact factor.
It's a new journal, especially if the publisher launched many at the same time
Title close to another well-established journal title
Not indexed in standard indexes such as Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
Poorly designed web pages sometimes with sensational graphics, misspellings
No editors or the editors are not real or edit many, many journals
No clear indication of open access fees for authors to publish in the journal
The Web of Science identifies the journals in your search results as open access in the limiters in the left frame.
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