What is Open Access in psychology?

The goal of open access is to move countries toward becoming “knowledge societies” in which information, science, and communication are easy to come by and are highly valued.

Are all open access journals predatory?

The answer is no. Most would agree that open access publishing is a good idea, but it does come with unintended consequences, with one of those being the rise of predatory publishers.

What is a good impact factor for a psychology journal?

Announcing the latest impact factors

Journal Title 2020 Impact Factor 2020 5-Year Impact Factor
Professional Psychology: Research and Practice 1.716 2.492
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Journal 1.935 3.065
Psychoanalytic Psychology 1.481 1.32
Psychological Assessment 5.123 6.158

Are APA journals open access?

The APA Journals Office welcomes authors’ choice on how to publish their work. We are committed to helping you comply with your funder and institutional requirements and support both green and gold open access options.

Where can I find psychology research papers?

Find articles using Library databases – Quick Guide

  • APA PsycARTICLES (via Ebsco)
  • APA PsycINFO (via Ebsco)
  • APA PsycTESTS (via Ebsco)
  • Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print (via Ebsco)
  • ProQuest (Multi-Database Search)
  • PubMed.
  • SAGE Journals.

Is PLOS ONE a predatory Journal?

In some Chinese tertiary teaching hospitals, PLOS ONE is considered as a predatory journal.

What is the average impact factor of psychology journals?

Announcing the latest impact factors

Journal Title 2020 Impact Factor 2020 5-Year Impact Factor
Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 7.25 10.796
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 7.673 10.4
Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science 6.673 8.756
Journal of Applied Psychology 7.429 11.605

What is the primary resource currently used by psychologists to find journal articles?

Peer Review In the case of a journal article, peers review articles to determine if they’ll be accepted and published in a specific journal. In the case of psychology journals expert peers are evaluating and checking the accuracy and originality of the research being reported on.

Is Frontiers in Psychology Open Access?

Frontiers in Psychology, as a large, multidisciplinary and open-access journal, aims to be at the forefront of disseminating the best scientific knowledge and impactful discoveries to researchers, academics, clinicians and the public worldwide.