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HARC: Helpful Academic Researchers Companion

HARC has been designed to answer the questions researchers ask at every step of the research life cycle

Deciding where to Publish?

There are many factors to consider when deciding where to publish.

Authors may wish to take into consideration the prestige or importance of journals in their subject area.

Selection of publication type may be related to the audience the author is targeting. For example if you wish to reach a wide spectrum of the public it may be appropriate to publish in a newspaper or magazine, a professional magazine, or in a different medium.

The following outlines some of the points to consider when deciding which journal to submit your article to.