Journal Rankings and Publishing Resources
Journal Rankings and Information
The following resources are available for researchers to evaluate the impact of a particular journal in a field of study.
Freely-accessible resource that uses SCOPUS data to rank the impact of scholarly journals.
Freely-accessible resource that uses ISI Web of Science and Journal Citation Reports (JCR) data to rank scholarly journal impact.
Freely-accessible resource that uses Microsoft Academic data to rank journal impact by field of study. Select a subject on the left side, and then click "See More" in the middle to get a detailed list.
Freely-accessible resource that uses Google Scholar data to rank scholarly journal impact. Select "Categories" on the left side to pick a subject area.
In addition to these resources, journals often list their own impact factors and rankings. For example, check the header to Ecology Letters to find its impact factor and subject ranking in Wiley Online Library.
The following resources are available to assist researchers in picking the right journal for their work and making this work as visible as possible in the field.
VSU access only. Journals are categorized by subject, and important data such as acceptance rate is provided for each journal.
Publishing in an open-access journal allows your work to be discovered by more researchers. DOAJ has a comprehensive list of open access journals by subject.
Vtext is Valdosta State University's official digital repository, offering long-term preservation and open access options for your scholarly work. Vtext is part of the GALILEO Knowledge Repository project.
Journals have different policies as to what you can do with your article once it's published. To check what rights you have as an author in a particular scholarly journal, check SHERPA/RoMEO.