Book and Journal publishers
What type of press are they: Academic? Commercial? Professional/Scholarly Organization? Vanity?
- Is there a peer-review process for accepting items for publication?
- Look for the "Refereed" symbol in Ulrich's Periodicals Directory
- Look for author guidelines on the publisher's website; is the review process explained?
Find out more about a publisher: its market, audience, history, reputation
- Writer's Market Call # Sawyer Reference PN161 .W8
- Publisher's web site: how do they decide what to publish?
- Ulrich's Periodicals Directory (look for reviews)
- Left Guide Call # Sawyer Reference HS2321 .L44
- Right Guide Call # Sawyer Reference HS2321 .R54