You can look for each journal's impact factor information on the journal's website.
Fake or misleading metrics can be used by predatory publishers. For a list of some of the fake metrics used, click here.
Deciding where to publish can be challenging. Where you choose to publish can affect the impact of your research.
Start by looking at:
When considering a submitting to a journal:
Think. Check. Submit. is a campaign focused on empowering authors to check the trustworthiness of a journal or publisher. Utilizing the Think. Check. Submit. checklist helps researchers spot trusted journals and publishers for their research.
A preprint is a completed research paper that is publically shared before it has been formally peer reviewed. Preprints are given a digital object identifier (DOI) so they can be cited in other research papers. Preprints are free and posted on public servers like those listed below.