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Publication Planning: Introduction

This guide aims to provide researchers essential information for planning to submit a manuscript for publication. Making strategic publishing decisions can help disseminate your work to a broader audience. You can find more information on research impact on the library's Research Impact guide.

If you need assistance choosing a journal to publish in, learning about or choosing an open access journal, reusing copyrighted images from your published papers, or creating an author ID, HSHSL librarians can help.

To schedule a consultation to discuss publication planning, submit a request here. You may contact us with additional questions at