Managing your research project is a big task! Here is a guide with some suggestions for keeping things organized and staying motivated!
Additionally, we have the laying the groundwork since day one, to help you succeed in your research. If you look at this guide's pages (the tabs on the left) you will see that they are laid out to help you work through your project - from researching, organizing, and synthesizing your research to selecting a research tool help measure the impact of your project.
See past students projects: Digital Commons @ SPU - most will require SPU login to download full project.
How do I select a journal to publish in?
Here are three good starting points for thinking about this:
Once you have a possible title, you will want to research what types of articles they accept:
For this you can google the journal and get to a page about the journal that includes a link for authors (it may take a little poking around, but every journal website will have instructions on how to submit manuscripts) – this should include something about the aim and scope of the journal, the types of articles and topics they accept for publication, and the requirements (length, formatting and style) for submission. (Don't discount a journal because they use a style other than APA, it is not that hard to reformat references and in-text citations once they are made.)
If the journal seems like an option:
Here are some additional suggestions for selecting and evaluating a journal to publish in on the SPU Library Copyright for Authors Subject Guide
Having trouble finding options? Ask a Librarian for help.