Choosing scholarly journals: reaching the (right) audience – A librarian abroad
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"Reaching the right audience is important to authors, and when you check out a journal’s ability to do this, you may come across other clues as to quality along the way. cardboard silhouettes of people in black, and shades of grey This blogpost is part of a mini-series I’ve been writing about choosing academic journals to publish in – or at least to send your manuscripts to because of course it’s not only author choice. As a librarian, I know about assessing journals for quality, and also about sources of information about journals, and working with both authors and publishers has also informed me. This post is not about defining the right audience (perhaps my piece about alternatives to scholarly journals might help in that arena), but this post focuses more on the question: How do you know what audience a journal has?"