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Publish and prosper

A guide to finding the best publisher, avoiding predatory publishers, and making your mark in publishing.

How to avoid predatory publishers

Before you do anything, you need to Think. Check. Submit.

This tool helps researchers identify trusted journals and publishers for their research. Through a range of tools and practical resources, this international, cross-sector initiative aims to educate researchers, promote integrity, and build trust in credible research and publications.

You should carefully research the journal or conference or publisher. Check tools such as IncitesBeall’s List or ask your local librarian. Ask your colleagues and look at indicators of journal impact. ANU Library staff and the Research Services Division can help you.


Here is an example of a publisher that turned out to be less than was promised:


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