Find the best journal to publish your research in for maximum impact

For publication planners in medical affairs, choosing where to publish your research is an important strategic decision to ensure you educate the right healthcare professionals. However, pulling together all the journal information you need can be a time-consuming process.

It’s also hard to make the right choice when you only have half the story because traditional metrics don’t show the crucial element of social impact and it may be that the journals that are having the most impact are not the ones you have thought of.

But with the Journal Selection dashboard, it’s easy to make the best choice about where to publish and who to author with – so you can maximize the reach and scientific impact of your research with the right target audience.

Powered by Altmetric and Dimensions data, our Journal Selection dashboard helps you make better-informed decisions for your publications. By using both traditional and online attention metrics you get a much fuller and more accurate picture so that you can educate the right HCPs to make informed decisions in their treatment area.

It draws data and insights from: 

The classical impact metrics – such as citations, research fields, and open access analysis
Public engagement metrics – those that measure influence on social media, such as mentions on X (Twitter) News, policy documents, and patents
Your own proprietary data – such as therapeutic areas, approval submission times, and acceptance and rejection rates

This blend of data results in a report that’s uniquely informative and easy to use. With a fuller and more accurate picture, you’re equipped to make astute strategic choices, as you can rank journals by the metrics that matter to you. For example, depending on your strategy, you can see at a glance journals that perform better in online attention versus traditional citations or which journals have had the most impact across the board.

The Journal Selection dashboard also helps in benchmarking your publication strategy against competitors to identify areas for improvement.

Our dashboards are visual and easy to understand, and crucially they’re shareable. By using the dashboards in stakeholder discussions you can help address questions and justify your strategy, for example why a typical tried-and-tested prestigious journal may not have the right impact required to reach the right HCPs that you need.

The Journal Selection dashboard can be updated in line with your requirements and targeted to your therapeutic area. We can also remove irrelevant metrics and pages, and add any new ones that you want, so you only see the data that is relevant to you. 

And for full flexibility, you can choose to subscribe to the data only (via Google Big Query), so you can use it in your own dashboards or applications.

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