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An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science$
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Michael Hochberg

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198804789

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198804789.001.0001

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Choosing a Journal

Choosing a Journal

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An Editor's Guide to Writing and Publishing Science

Michael Hochberg

Oxford University Press

Imagine that you could fast-forward time and compare your paper’s impact had it had been published in Journal A vs. Journal B. Publishing in Journal A may result a remarkable trajectory: many citations and the creation of a new lines of research. Publishing in B could be a positive accomplishment but lead to a more moderate impact or perhaps none at all. The same paper, two different journals, two different impacts. Indeed, venue can make a difference. This chapter will present different considerations in choosing a journal and how to develop a coherent strategy.

Keywords:   Reputation, readership, impact factor, ranking, speed

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