LiU Journal Check Up

It is important to evaluate journals for publication, before accepting a referee-assignment or editorship. The LiU Journal Check-up provides a simple evaluation of academic journals.

  • Presents key bibliometric data
  • Gives an indication of the rank and seriousness of the journal. (beware of predatory journals!)
  • Presents possibilities for parallel publishing, which is important to increase citation for your article

In order to use the LiU Journal Check Up, you need to insert the journal ISSN-number. The ISSN-number is found on the journal homepage but, more time efficient, on the subscription database Ulrichs web . Please note that there usually are two different ISSNs: one for print and one for online. Sometimes it is valuable to try both).

Enter the ISSN for a journal in the box below. Feedback is welcome via email: