Journal Finding Tools

Getting a research paper published in the right journal, which is widely recognized in the domain, is challenging. There are more than 34K peer-reviewed journals are available as per STM report 2018. Often, research papers get rejected for various reasons, and mainly the article may not fit into the scope of the journal, language, quality, etc. Authors need to know journal information related to coverage, periodicity, access type, the review process, impact, etc., before submitting the article. Several publishers and third-party firms have come up with journal selecting tools to help authors figure out the right journal to communicate their research. Researchers can also consult SCI databases like SCOPUS, Web of Science, and SCIMAGO journal ranking portal to know the journal's impact. The following table will take you to various journal selecting tools.


SCI Databases

Publisher Journal Finders

3rd Party Journal Finders

Web of Science


Master Journal List



Journal Guide



Edanz Journal Selector