Publishing a paper in the International Journal is a very important part of every researcher. In this article, we will discuss the step by step process How to publish a paper in international journal. This will guide you to publish your paper in a good journal successfully.
How to publish a paper in International Journal?
Many of you may have published your research papers in different International Journals.
If you have already done this then also you could continue reading this article till the end to discover more and the right way to publish the paper. But before that let’s understand.
What is a research journal?
A research journal is a periodical publication in which research relating to a particular academic discipline is published.
Academic journals serve as permanent and transparent forums for the presentation, scrutiny, and discussion of research. International journals are the best place to showcase your research finding and ideas to the world.
Thousands of Journals exist that publish good papers in their regular issues and their journal impact factor is also high.
Now let us understand How to publish a paper in international journal in easy steps.
Prepare and write your research paper.
Before writing any research paper you must collect all the information about the topic and your research work.
Make some points of your findings and note them down. Choose the journal in which you want to publish the paper. Check the sample paper and “Instruction to Authors” or “Author’s Guide” of that particular journal.
Prepare your manuscript according to the format. Every journal article follows a specific format, such as Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, Discussion, Conclusion and Acknowledgements/References. Future scope and limitation can also be included in your paper.
Also read: How to Publish a Research Paper
Submit your manuscript.
All journals have a specific method of submission of paper like Online submission, Email Submission, and by hardcopy submission.
But most of the journals are now accepting only online and email submissions.
If you are asked to submit your paper online then you may need to fill some other information as well like Name, Affiliation, Contact number, Email ID, Institution’s name, Degree completed or perusing, Years of experience etc.
Make sure you have given the correct information about yours. Make use of your organizational email ID along with personal email ID.
Wait for the Notification and don’t be Panic.
Many authors get panic after submitting the paper and continuously ask for the notification and review report.
But, you need not be panic because the Editor may receive several papers for the journal so it takes some time.
The initial information you could receive like any of the following statuses
- Accepted: It means your paper has been accepted
- Accepted with Modification: It requires some modification and then it will be accepted.
- Revise and resubmit: It means your paper needed much modification so you can modify according to the reviewer’s comment.
- Rejected: It means the paper is not suitable for the journal but it does not mean that the paper is not suitable for other journals.
So take the action accordingly and get your paper published.
Journal Publication is a difficult task but if you understand the process and follow the procedure it could be very easy to publish your paper in a good journal. So now, we hope you have understood How to publish a paper in International Journal.
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