When your article is ready to publish, you want to identify a journal that will enhance its impact on the field. You can do that by finding a journal that publishes the most appropriate subjects for your article, that is highly regarded, and is indexed in the most appropriate database(s).
This box is adapted from one authored by Vera Lux. For more information about impact factors and citation metrics, see her LibGuide, Who's Citing Me? at: http://libguides.bgsu.edu/c.php?g=227312&p=1506583
You can search the most heavily used database(s) in your field to find appropriate journals for your manuscript. Go to the BGSU Library's list of Databases and choose the appropriate topic. Then search, using keywords from your title or abstract, to find journals that might be a good fit.
Some professional organizations publish lists of recommended journals, such as: