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Getting published: A guide from journal writing to academic impact: Home

This guide is for those who have started their publication journey but want to:

Choose Wisely
Identify the most suitable or impactful
journals in your discipline


                  Increase acceptance                                   Reflect and learn                                           Track citation impact
            Increase your acceptance                                    Reflect and understand                                                Increase your chance
               rate from journal reviewers                        common mistakes made by authors                                   of getting high citations


Get ready for REF
Get equipped and compliant with the Open Access policy 
currently in place for the Research Excellence Framework

Hello, I'm Lucy! I'll pop-up at regular intervals throughout this guide with nuggets of information and advice, like... This guide is based on a presentation originally devised by Dawn Forman, Michael Townend and Lucy Ayre for the University of Derby Researcher Development Programme.

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