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Systematic Reviews

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Journal Listings

Publishing your Systematic Review



Finding the best journal to publish your work

Identifying the best journal to submit your research to can be a difficult process. To help you make the choice of where to submit, Think. Check. Submit. has a produced a video that includes checklist for authors to use to find the right journal.

Using a journal matching technology based on your manuscript title and abstract, the following tools can help you find journals that could be best suited for publishing your systematic review article. You will need also to consult the journal’s aims and scope for further guidance. Simply insert your title and abstract and select the appropriate field-of-research for the best results.

Journal Finder Tools

Open Access Publishing Fund

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Open Access Publishing Fund

To increase the visibility of your research, consider publishing it in an open access journal. Search the Directory of Open Access Journals to find an appropriate journal for your manuscript.

The UMD Libraries provide funding of 50% of the article processing charges. 

For details about the Fund, go to UMD Libraries' Open Access Publishing Fund's web site.