B – Selecting the right journal

Welch SJ. Selecting the right journal for your submission. Journal of Thoracic Disease 2012;4(3):336-338
(doi:  10.3978/j.issn.2072-1439.2012.05.06)

One of the key decisions an author must make is where to submit his paper. This article addresses several important criteria to making that decision, including identifying a list of potential journals, topic match, acceptance/rejection rate of the journal, speed of review/publication, distribution of and access to the journal, and impact factor.