Factors to consider when determining the most appropriate journals for publishing your research include:
In addition, contact your Faculty's Research Office for advice on journal rankings in your discipline
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In academia, predatory publishing refers to the unethical practices of a growing number of open access publishers, who make false claims about the merit of their publications in a bid to lure researchers to submit their work.
The term was coined by Jeffrey Beall who until recently maintained a blog exposing such publishers, and a continually updated (but not exhaustive) list of publishers and their titles
See archived copies of his lists here:
Beall's List of Open Access Predatory Publishers 2017
Beall's List of Standalone Journals
The World Association of Medical Editors (WAME) has released a document to "provide guidance to help editors, researchers, funders, academic institutions and other stakeholders distinguish predatory journals from legitimate journals."
Journals included in the following lists are considered to be of a high standard:
Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences
Business, Economics, Tourism
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