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Finding More Information
There are lot of articles on the various aspects of this complex topic. In this space, we will provide links to some of those as well as other useful library guides.
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Navigating the Jungle- Choose Wisely and Avoid Predators
Journal Selection and Evaluation
Questionable Book Publishing
Cognella offers textbook publishing at a significant cost to students with no editorial or peer review. The textbooks are not open access.
Open Access and Article Processing Charges
Other Useful Guides
The library has many guides on related topics which will provide additional information-
Author's Rights & Publishing Agreements
This guide has additional information on your rights as an author and how to manage those rights.
Additional information on creating and using copyrighted works on campus and beyond.
Citation Analysis & Journal Impact Factors
The field of bibliometrics is used to evaluate the impact of a scholar's work or the importance of a journal within a particular field. This guide brings together information and resources on citation analysis. Use the tabs to find out how to determine the citation count for a particular article, the impact factor of a journal, or the acceptance rate of a journal publisher.
Measuring Scholarly Impact
This guide will outline the pros and cons of impact factors, introduce you to some of the newer tools for measuring impact, and provide some tips and tricks you can use to create and manage your scholarly profile in an online environment