RESOURCES FOR AUTHORS
All that JAS
A collection of Web resources that list or provide access to the full title of journal abbreviations.
Biological Journals and Abbreviations
From the University of South Florida. Focus is on biological and medical journals.
CAS Source (CASSI) Source Tool
From Chemical Abstracts Service, CASSI is a free resource that can be used to quickly and easily look up or confirm publication titles and abbreviations in an accessible electronic format.
Edanz Journal Selector
Enter your abstract or sample text and the Journal Selector returns a list of journals that publish in related areas. You can refine your results based on the factors that matter to you, like publication frequency, Impact Factor or publishing model, including open access.
Answer 11 questions, and you get the top 5 publications best suited to your research. Compare at a glance in seconds. The database covers more than 29,000 journals in over 4,500 research areas, including 100% coverage of SCI-indexed journals.
This is the largest completely categorized database of freely available journal information available on the internet. Journal information includes the description (aims and scope), journal abbreviation, journal homepage link, subject category and ISSN.
This is a writing-enhancement platform and software. It carries out more than 250 English grammar checks; it proofreads and detects plagiarism in the process and finally provides users with a list of possible errors for correction. The link to Grammarly is located on the Wikipedia-page under “External links”.
Guidelines on Writing a Scientific Paper
By Mind the Graph
ISI Journal Titles
If you need a list of the journals indexed by Web of Science or Current Contents, this is a useful resource. NOTE: The ISI’s abbreviations are quite “non-standard”.
iThenticate is the leading provider of professional plagiarism detection and prevention technology used worldwide by scholarly publishers and research departments to ensure the originality of written work before publication.
Jane: Journal/Author Name Estimator
This is a freely available web-based application that, on the basis of a sample text (e.g. the title and abstract of a manuscript), can suggest journals and experts who have published similar articles.
Journal Impact Factor Search Engine
Journal Impact Factor (IF) is a measure reflecting the average number of citations to articles published in science and social science journals. It is frequently used as a proxy for the relative importance of a journal within its field, with journals with higher impact factors deemed to be more important than those with lower ones.
This is a publisher for peer-reviewed, online/print+online scholarly journals indexed with most international A&I databases. It provides immediate free access to the electronic editions of the journals majority of which do not charge the author or author’s institution for submission, processing or publication of the articles.
NLM Catalog: Journals referenced in the NCBI Databases (PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine)
Enter the journal name, MEDLINE abbreviation, a word from the title, or ISSN. This database uses the “standard abbreviation”, as definded by ISSN and used also by BIOSIS and CASSI. The whole List of Journals Indexed in Index Medicus (Pubmed) is also available in PDF format.
Open Access Journals without Publication Fees
Selected journals with Impact Factor indexed in PubMed.
This is is an entirely browser-based web service that verifies the authenticity of documents. Files can be uploaded in all common file formats (MS Word, PDF and many more). Alternatively, users can paste text directly into PlagScan and check for authenticity.
Publication Search on ResearchGate
Advanced search is a quick and easy way to find and discover research, read abstracts in your field, or find a journal where you can publish your own work.
Delayed Open Access Journals
These are traditional subscription-based journals that provide free online access upon the expiry of an embargo period following the initial publication date (with the embargo length varying from a few months to two or more years). A journal subscription or an individual article purchase fee would be required to access the materials before this embargo period ends.
SCImago Journal & Country Rank
This is a portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database (Elsevier B.V.).
WorldCat is the world’s largest library catalog, helping you find library materials online.