This guide has been created as an online version of the workshop "Making important decisions about publishing your research" (pdf version).
The workshop, presented bi-annually, is a hands-on session which covers important factors to help you decide where to publish your research.
Essentially, six aspects related to article publishing are covered:
What you will learn:
How to Book: Consult the library training calendar at http://sun.ac.za.libcal.com
It's a complex environment
New journals have been established and we now have a wider range of outlets that serve as vehicles for our research.
It fills a gap
Workshops on academic writing/authorship, always allude to the importance of choosing the “right” journal, but often don’t provide guidance on how to go about it.
Where you publish will affect your success as an author and ultimately affect your career.
Making the “right” choice about where you publish can potentially: