Journal Citation Reports provides the impact factor, immediacy index, Eigenfactor metrics, and other citation data for approximately 12,000 scholarly and technical journals and conference proceedings from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries.
In this Challenge, you’ll use JCR to help you determine where to publish your next paper:
The Research Impact Challenges Bank is a set of simple online activities to help you learn and apply concepts about building your online academic profile, connecting with other researchers, keeping informed of research, discoverability and access to resources, and research metrics & analysis.
This Challenge is adapted under a CC-BY 4.0 license from the The 30-Day Impact Challenge: The Ultimate Guide to Raising the Profile of Your Research eBook published by Impactstory.org and authored by Stacy Konkiel.
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In this Challenge, you’ll use JCR to determine three things to help you select journals for publication:
Searching within your field
1. Check out the visualizations and graphs. Are any of these useful to you in determining a journal you might investigate further?
2. What are a couple of journal titles you are interested in potentially submitting an article to?
3. This guide will not be maintained, instead, check out the Research Impact Challenge Bank. (see below)