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Science, General: Enhance Research Visibility

Why publish articles in journals?

Publish articles in journals may help:

  • Receiving comments and earning approval from prestigious and professional editorial board
  • Reaching a wider audience and enhancing your research visibility
  • Gaining a concrete academic job qualification

How to choose a journal for publication?

Journals vary widely, so think about the following factors when choosing a journal for publishing:

  • Your desired audience
  • Impact and ranking (can refer to InCites journal citation reports)
  • Indexing status by citation databases
  • Acceptance / Rejection rate
  • Peer review status
  • Length of the review process
  • Reputation of the publisher, journal, editor in chief, or editorial board
  • Review or publication fees
  • Rights for authors

Source: Selecting a Journal for Publication: Questions to Ask Before Selecting a Journal by Bernard Becker Medical Library


How to prepare and submit articles to a journal?

Journal's editorial policy, instructions to authors and other pertinent information are very useful for you to prepare and submit an article to a journal. Make sure you read and understand such kinds of information clearly before preparing a final version of your article. Please refer to websites of individual publisher or journal for more details.

HKU Scholars Hub: Institutional Repository

HKU Scholars Hub iis to enhance the visibility of HKU authors and their research: