How to Choose the Right Journal for Your Manuscript

What to look for when considering which journal you should submit your work to.

There are many factors for seeking to get your work published in an academic journal, Philip J. Thompson, MB BS, FCCP, From the Lung Institute of Western Australia and Centre for Asthma, Allergy and Respiratory Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, WA, Australia as of 2007, covers the following topics in his post on the Chest Journal website:-

1. Why Publish?
2. Positive Features of a Good Journal
3. Type of Publication
4. Citation and Impact Factor
5. Editorial Office Standards and Efficiency Publishing and Distribution Factors
6. Costs
7. Governance and Funding of the Journal
8. How To Choose a Journal
9. References

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