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Welcome! This guide introduces you to the key information you will need to publish your work in an academic journal. This includes
understanding the peer review process
tips on how to choose a journal to submit your work to
understanding publication metrics
avoiding predatory publishers
the basics of copyright law for authors
how to negotiate with publishers when signing a publication agreement
open access publishing and how to publish your work open access
Through this guide, look towards the left-hand side of the screen for more information about how the library can help you navigate the publishing process, and to find links to additional guides for more information.
The ATSU library provides a number of services that can help you get your work published and navigate the publishing system. These include
evaluating the quality of a journal
giving recommendations for journals to publish in
evaluating the research impact of a journal
giving guidance on copyright issues
helping you understand publication agreements
helping you understand open access and publish your work in open access venues
For help with any of the above, reach out to your liaison librarian, listed below.