It is important to consider where you will submit your research for publication before you begin writing. Some journals or periodicals will only accept certain types of article relating to specific fields, whereas others will accept a variety of outputs. Check beforehand that the journals you choose to target accept the type of publication you intend to submit.
You may want to draw up a list of ‘target’ journals and register on their websites to receive calls for papers. It may be helpful to consider the following:
Think. Check. Submit. is a useful online resource which helps you to think about some of the key issues when choosing where to publish your research.
Promoting your research is an important aspect of your academic work. Recognised high-quality research can lead to collaboration, more citations, academic promotion, and funding, as well as developing your reputation as a researcher. Promoting your research is also important for increasing its impact. The more visible and widely disseminated your work, the more likely it will have an impact. However, it can be overwhelming and time consuming trying to promote yourself and your research.
Below are some strategic ways you can increase the visibility and dissemination of your research apart from producing really good research! Click the arrow beside each topic to find out more.