Finding the right journal to publish your research can be confusing. You want to publish in a high profile journal so that your research can be read widely. Some of the things you need to consider when selecting a journal to submit you paper to include:
In your manuscript you many need to use the work of others. If you use other researchers
You will need to obtain permission from the original author or creator of the work.
When you have identified the copyright owner, write to them to ask for permission to use the material, detailing what you want to use, how you intend to use it and include a copy of the material.
Obtain permission in writing - email is fine, and keep copies of permissions gained. Ensure that the copyright owner knows if you intend to make the work open access.
Here is a link to a sample letter that you can use to draft your permission letter.
When you submit your manuscript to a publisher, the publisher will require you to sign an undertaking that you have obtained all relevant permissions to use work of others in your own work.
Is the journal relevant to your research audience?
The Guardian (2015) How to get published in an academic journal: top tips from editors. https://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/jan/03/how-to-get-published-in-an-academic-journal-top-tips-from-editors
Sage Publications (nd) How to get your journal article published. https://www.sagepub.com/sites/default/files/upm-binaries/63382_how_to_get_published.pdf
Is the journal:
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