Evaluating Journals

Assert your Authorship

By publishing in an OA Journal     
Explore the Directory of Open Access Journals to find a peer-reviewed scholarly journal.

By self archiving  
Check out the SHERPA/RoMEO database to find out whether or not your favorite publications allow the archiving of your article to an institutional or discipline repository.

With a SPARC Author Addendum   
Attach this form and submit with any publisher agreement. 

With a Creative Commons License    
License your work through Creative Commons and make your own choices about attribution, share alike, commercial uses, and derivative works.

Author's Rights, Tout de Suite