Featured Resource: Finding Reputable Open Access Journals
This research guide from the University of Michigan Library offers some excellent tips on finding reputable open access journals.
Identifying Predatory Publishers
This guide offers a range of definitions, information, and links to additional sources related to avoiding predatory publishers and the proper selection of Open Access (OA) sources for research and publishing.
Selecting Reputable Journals for Your Work
These are tools that librarians and scholars use to vet and evaluate traditional and OA publishers and journal titles.
This database is an excellent source of information about journals, their profiles, acceptance rates, and more. Cabell's now includes a Whitelist and a Blacklist of open access journals, which is very helpful in avoiding predatory publishers.
The SCImago Journal & Country Rank includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus database. It includes two metrics: SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) and Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP). SJR is based on times cited, but also uses an algorithm to calculate article influence, which it uses to create rankings.