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Faculty Scholarship Support: Journal Rankings From Other Disciplines

This guide is intended to help law faculty navigate the process of submitting papers to law journals.

Ranking Sources

Cabells Scholarly Analytics

Cabell's Scholarly Analytics helps you to determine which journals typically publish manuscripts similar to yours or could be the best fit for your manuscript. The index in each Directory helps you match the characteristics of your manuscript to the topic areas the journal emphasizes, as well as bibliometrics, journal ranking and acceptance rate.

CWTF Journal Indicator

CWTS Journal Indicator provides access to bibliometric indicators on scientific journals.


Eigenfactor uses recent advances in network analysis to develop novel methods for evaluating the influence of scholarly periodicals, for mapping the structure of academic research, and for helping researchers navigate the scholarly literature.

European Reference Index for Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIHPlus)

European Reference Index for Humanities and Social Sciences (ERIHPlus) is an index holding bibliographic information on academic journals in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

Journal Quality List

Journal Quality List is a collation of journal rankings from a variety of sources. It is published primarily to assist academics to target papers at journals of an appropriate standard.

SCImago Journal & Country Rank

SCImago Journal & Country Rank  is a publicly available portal that includes the journals and country scientific indicators developed from the information contained in the Scopus® database. These indicators can be used to assess and analyze scientific domains.