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Journal selection tools

Journal selection tools can help you select journals that include articles in your field. Some provide journal impact factors and publishing parameters:

  • Edanz journal selector Search across multiple disciplines in international journals. Enter keywords, field of study, journal name, publisher or abstract.
  • JANE (Journal/Author Name Estimator) Search medical and health related journals. Enter keywords, a title and/or abstract, to find similar articles and journals indexed in Medline in the last 10 years.
  • JournalGuide from Research Square focuses on biomedical journals. Search by paper title, abstract, journal titles, subject category. Uses Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP).
  • Journal TOCs. Browse and search tables of contents of 29,000 journals
  • Journal Citation Reports from Clarivate Analytics. Select Categories from drop down list on left side panel, then view  Journals by Rank to compare Journal Impact Factors (JIF). Select a title to see more detail. Does not include Arts and Humanities journals.
  • Wiley Online Library Search Wiley journals by keyword, abstract; search or browse journal titles, subject area
  • Elsevier Journal Finder Search Elsevier journals by title and abstract to find journal titles and their publishing parameters
  • Scopus Compare Sources Search by keywords in journal title, ISSN or publisher to compare up to 10 journals
  • Springer Journal Selector Search through Springer journals by abstract, research description or sample text, and refine results by impact factor, publishing model and open access.
  • Manuscript Matcher from Clarivate Analytics EndNote Online. Enter article title, abstract and/or references from your EndNote libraries to find suggested journal titles.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals Search by keywords to find journals and articles in Open Access journals