What is the right journal for my paper?

Choisir une revue pour publier son article de sociologie.

Notre collègue chilienne Claudia Giacoman m’a aidée à réfléchir à une revue où resoumettre un papier en m’indiquant deux sites web qui permettent d’identifier des revues pertinentes à partir du résumé de l’article (en anglais seulement pour l’instant). Les liens sont en bas de l’article.

Recently a paper that I had submitted to Journal of Consumer Culture got rejected. This happens to everyone and I am not complaining about it. I just have to submit the paper to another journal. Well, here is the point: I was so convinced my paper was meant for JoCC that I could hardly think of another journal. At the same time, JoCC is currently ranked 4th journal in Sociology in terms of impact factor, so I was probably aiming too high…

How to find another journal for my paper? Our colleague Claudia Giacoman, a Chilean researcher who is currently a visiting scholar at our research unit, gave me this tip, that I release to you.

There are websites where you can find the journal that matches your paper. You need the (English) title, abstract, and possibly keyword, and they will suggest journals. Lika an academic Tinder !

Here are two websites she pointed to me:

http://journalfinder.elsevier.com/

http://endnote.com/product-details/manuscript-matcher

It might not give you what you want, but it can help thinking of new target journals.


Auteur : Marie Plessz

Sociologue, j'étudie l'alimentation, les parcours de vie et les inégalités de santé. Sociologist, I study food, the lifecourse and health inequalities.

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