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Get ready to publish in a journal

Choose which journal to publish in or search our active calls for papers. When you're ready, find out how to submit your paper. 

Our journals cover everything from research papers and case studies to general reviews and literature reviews.

We welcome interdisciplinary research, which may give you a choice of publications spanning different subject areas. You can find out what kind of content and formats we accept in the author guidelines for your chosen publication.

Our top tips

We’ve pulled out some tips to help you find the right journal for you and get your paper accepted.

Look at where papers you have cited were published.

Discuss your options with colleagues.

Check with your professional association(s).

Search our journal titles and active calls for papers. 

Explore the journal’s aims and scopes and make sure it is the right home for your research.

Find the right journal for you

With over 350 Emerald titles, you can find the right match for your research. You can either search our full list of journals by subject, or view our active calls for papers.

Find a journal

Search our journal titles and use the aims and scope to help you make an informed decision. Read the author guidelines for your chosen journal and find out about the editorial team and journal metrics.

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Find calls for papers

Search all our active calls for papers. Visit the journal page to read the author guidelines and find out how to submit your paper.

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Information to read before you submit

Publishing ethics guidelines

Make sure you have followed our publishing ethics guidelines before you submit. 

Read our ethics guidelines

Permissions

Before you submit a paper, you should make sure you have permission to use any third-party content that you have not created.

More about permissions

Submit your paper

Submit your research through your chosen journal’s online submission site, find author support and understand your next steps to publish your paper.

How to submit

Alternative ways to publish

Explore alternative ways to publish with us, we can help you find the right home for your research.

 

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Books

Read about our different formats and find out how to write or edit a book or series.

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Transparency and openness

We are a signatory of the Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines, a framework that supports the reproducibility of research through the adoption of transparent research practices. As a result, we encourage you to:

  • Cite and fully reference all data, programme code, and other methods in your manuscript
  • Include persistent identifiers, such as a Digital Object Identifier (DOI), in references for datasets and programme codes
  • Follow relevant international and national procedures whenever you cite data

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Understand the publishing process

See all the steps in our journal publishing process and download our helpful infographic.

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Author services

We work in partnership with Editage who can help you with language editing and translation, visuals, consulting, or anything else required to get your research submission-ready. 

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Author how-to guides

Read our expert how-to guides on planning, structuring and revising your work.

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