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Research Support: Ready to Publish?

Outlines services for postrgaduate researchers

Academic Publishing

Think, Check, Submit

Tips for choosing a place to publish


Some tools to find the right journal for you:

JANE (Journal/Author Name Estimator): This tool covers journals indexed in Medline only (biomedicine, health and life sciences)

Edanz's Journal Selector

Elsevier Journal Finder

Springer Journal suggester 

Predatory or reputable publisher?

See below for some additional criteria and tips. 

Get an ISBN

ISBN (International Standard Book Number) is a unique number assigned to and used to identify a particular edition of a book, used by publishers, libraries and booksellers. If you publish with a commercial publisher, they will assign an ISBN. To apply for an ISBN to publish the book privately, see the Nielsen UK ISBN Agency Website, or go to the ISBN Store.

If you want to publish under the Dundalk Institute of Technology imprint, please contact the Library to get a DkIT ISBN  - Email:

ISSN (International Standard Serial Number) is a unique number assigned to a journal or magazine. Assigning an ISSN to a journal maximizes its visibility and discoverability. 

If you publish a journal it’s a good idea to apply for an ISSN  - contact::

The Irish ISSN Centre  Email: Web: