Selecting a Journal for Publication: Find a Journal

Edanz Journal Selector
Edanz is an editing service, however, it does provide a Journal Selection tool which searches over 28,554 journals and 12,010,643 abstracts to find the journal that’s right for you!
Elsevier Journal Finder
Elsevier® Journal Finder helps you find Elsevier journals that could be best suited for publishing your scientific article.
Enago
The Enago Open Access Journal Finder enables you to find quality open access journals that are pre-vetted to protect you from predatory publishers. This free journal finder solves common issues on predatory journals, journal authenticity, and article processing fees by utilizing a validated journal index provided by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
EndNote’s Manuscript Matcher
This database uses the references of EndNote Web users to find journals which have published on similar topics.Read More
IEEE Publication Recommender
Find the best match for your scholarly article in an IEEE publication:

  • Search 170+ periodicals and 1500+ conferences
  • Compare critical points such as Impact Factor and Submission-To-Publication Time
JANE: Journal/Author Name Estimator (PubMed)
JANE relies on the data in PubMed, which can contain papers from predatory journals, and therefore these journals can appear in JANE’s results. To help identify high-quality journals, JANE now tags journals that are currently indexed in MEDLINE, and open access journals approved by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).
JournalGuide
JournalGuide is a free tool that helps researchers to evaluate scholarly journals. In addition to searching by journal name, category or publisher, authors can use the title and abstract of a paper to discover journals that have already published articles on similar topics. By matching journals to a paper’s content, researchers can see which journals would be most likely to have an interest in their story.
MR Lookup
MR Lookup provides bibliographic matching in the Mathematical Reviews database (MRDB). It uses any of the following fields: ISSN, Journal, Author, Volume, Issue, Page, Year and/or Title.
Publish or Flourish Open Access
FlourishOA is a resource for identifying high-quality, high-value open access journals.
SJFinder: Journal Finder
Discover journals within your field of study.Browse over 30,000 accredited journals with powerful search features based on subject
Springer Journal Suggester
Select the journal that suits your research best from over 2,600 Springer publications. The Springer Journal Suggester uses semantic technology to help you quickly choose the Springer journal that is right for your paper.
Think. Check. Submit
Think. Check. Submit. is a campaign to help researchers identify trusted journals for their research. It is a simple checklist researchers can use to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher.
Wiley Journal Finder
The purpose of the Journal Finder application is to help an author to find journals best matched article’s subject in the Wiley suite of publications. Journal Finder shows categories assigned to a journal according to Wiley’s subject taxonomy and opens a way to develop a categorization tool for it.