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Evaluating Journals using Journal Metrics

Journal metrics measure, compare, and often rank research and scholarly publications. They can also be referred to as journal rankings, journal importance, or a journal's impact. Journal metrics allow scholars and researchers to compare scholarly periodicals. 

The journals listed below are not a definitive guide but will help get you started when evaluating journals. 

For more information on journal metrics, see our guide: Evaluating Journals Using Journal Metrics