How can I gain exposure, maintain my researcher profile, and maximise research impact?
Develop your publishing strategy.....
See Library Subject Guides for lists of journals in your field.
Investigate journals with these tools:
Ulrichsweb lists journals and gives a range of information about them, including where they are indexed.
SCImago Journal and Country Rank ranks journals that publish research in science.
ERA 2012 journal list: lists scholarly, peer reviewed journals that publish original research and were active during the ERA (Excellence in Research for Australia) 2012 reference period for research outputs (1 January 2005 – 31 December 2010).
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Measure the impact of your publications
Some publishers approach researchers offering to publish their manuscripts - there is often a catch (a fee may be involved, there may be no quality control, marketing or distribution). Reputable publishers do not usually contact researchers directly in this way.
Read more about vanity and predatory publishing here...
Do you need to include material published by others (images, diagrams, recordings, etc.) in your research publication? The Monash University Copyright Adviser, located within the Library, can provide practical advice on managing copyright during the research and publication process.