How to choose the right publication channel?

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Look into the publication channels relevant to you. Which journals are you going to offer your articles to? Usually, this choice should be based on scientific impact of the channel, because that is the most important criterion for both the study and your career, and also often required by the university.

While it is always worth discussing the quality of different publications with your colleagues, you can also refer to the library or to services measuring the quality of journals:

Beware of predatory publishers, who charge publishing fees but do not meet the standards set for high-quality journals. For additional information and lists of publications suspected to be offered by predatory publishers, see the Scholarly Open Access service.

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