What is a journal? And why is important to publish your work in one? Finding the right journal for your work can make a big difference to the way it is received, so the process of selecting a journal can be an important one.
There are several key benefits to publishing research in journals:
CONTRIBUTING TO THE RECORDS OF RESEARCH IN THE FIELD
THE BENEFITS OF PEER REVIEW
DISSEMINATION AND IMPACT
PREVENTING DUPLICATION OF EFFORT
As you can see, your choice of journal can make a significant difference to the impact your paper may have. With much to consider, choosing the right journal for your research is both important and difficult.
The different modules will dig further into the ideas presented here, helping you identify the journals that will maximise the potential in your paper, reach the most appropriate audiences, and enhance your career.