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Tool for using Cabell's to evaluate journal publications

About This Guide

This guide serves as an introduction to Cabell's, a scholarly services provider to assist academics with submitting their work to academic journals.  While not every service offered in this database is free, you can create a free account to browse their database.  The database contains thousands of academic journals that have been thoroughly reviewed for quality and accuracy.  This guide will give an overview on how to use the database.

This guide covers the following:

            Provides a brief overview of Cabell's functions and services.

            Shows a step-by-step process for creating a free account with Cabell's so users can access all its services.

            Explains Cabell's different services, including Journalytics, Predatory Reports, and Author Services.

            Shows the criteria by which Cabell's selects journals to include in their database (Journalytics).

            Links to additional information and tutorials.

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