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The Selecting a Journal for Publication guide contains resources targeted for authors who are considering submitting a manuscript for peer review to a journal or have received an invitation to publish in a journal.

Questions? Cathy Sarli or Amy Suiter

Recommendations for Reviewing a Journal

Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research

NIH Notice (November 3, 2017): Statement on Article Publication Resulting from NIH Funded Research

"The NIH has noted an increase in the numbers of papers reported as products of NIH funding which are published in journals or by publishers that do not follow best practices promoted by professional scholarly publishing organizations."

Recommendations for authors:

  • Adhere to the principles of research integrity and publication ethics;
  • Identify journals that follow best practices promoted by professional scholarly publishing organizations; and
  • Avoid publishing in journals that do not have a clearly stated and rigorous peer review process.

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International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE)

Per International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE), "authors have a responsibility to evaluate the integrity, history, practices and reputation of the journals to which they submit manuscripts."