Do you want to learn more about how to get published? Let us guide you through the process with our new videos, 'Choosing a journal' and 'Submitting your article'.
Looking to get your research published, but not sure where to start? Standards are high and getting published is not easy, but there are certain things you can do to improve your success rate. From selecting a journal, preparing your paper, and surviving the peer review process leading to publication and beyond, allow us to guide you through the key steps of the author journey.
After you have thoroughly reviewed and finalized your work, you're ready to share your research paper with your peers in the academic community. Navigating the submission process can seem daunting, but we're here to help.
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With so many journals to choose from you may need a little guidance…
The SAGE Journal Recommender is a search tool that will help you find a journal based on the subject and content of your manuscript. Enter keywords and the title of your manuscript to search over 1,000 SAGE journals and compare those most relevant for your research. Search results can be limited to those participating in SAGE Path a free-of-charge service for authors which provides expert advice on the SAGE journal that is the best fit for your manuscript.
Think, check, submit is a trusted online service with a useful checklist that will help you determine whether you are submitting to the right journal. If you can answer ‘yes’ to most of their questions then you can be confident that your chosen journal is easily discoverable with a suitable reputation.
Publication in peer-reviewed journals is a key part of the research process, enabling you to communicate your ideas and findings to the rest of the research community and demonstrate impact within your field. Having a track record of published papers is also important for career development and therefore a crucial step for many doctoral and early career researchers.
For specific advice on submitting to your chosen journal, please have a look at the guidelines provided on the relevant journal’s homepage. View all of our journals here.
What can I do to increase the chances of having my paper accepted? How long does it take for an article to get published? Who are good contacts to reach out to for more information about my article along the way? How can I play a role in the dissemination of my paper? Our free webinar will guide you through the author journey, from beginning to end. For more information click here.
SAGE Campus has just launched three new courses to help researchers get started in their publishing journey; Introduction to Journal Publishing, Publishing for Impact, and How to Write a Journal Article Part 1. Libraries can subscribe to SAGE Campus for institution-wide access to all 220+ hours of online learning for skills and research methods. Find out more on our website or sign up to the demo hub to take a free module from the new courses today.
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