Journal Finder Tools


UGC has established the “Consortium for Academic and Research Ethics” (CARE) for the creation and maintenance of the “Reference List of Quality Journals”.
The UGC-CARE List now has only TWO groups:
• UGC-CARE List Group I: Journals found qualified through UGC-CARE protocols
• UGC-CARE List Group II: Journals indexed in globally recognized databases

Scopus Sources

Scopus is one of the largest, most reputable abstract and citation databases for academic literature. It contains over 40,000 peer-reviewed titles from more than 10,000 international publishers.

Web of Science Master Journal List

The Master Journal List is an invaluable tool to help you to find the right journal for your needs across multiple indices hosted on the Web of Science platform.

Elsevier Journal Finder

The Journal Finder uses smart search technology and field-of-research-specific vocabularies to match your article to Elsevier journals. It searches among more than 2,500 journals published by Elsevier.

Taylor & Francis Journal Suggester

The Journal Suggester uses artificial intelligence to match the subjects covered in your article to related content across the corpus of over 4 million articles on Taylor & Francis Online.

Springer Nature Journal Suggester

Use their journal matching technology to find relevant journals based on your manuscript details. Springer Nature publishes over 2,900 journals, in almost all subject areas.

Wiley’s Journal Finder (Beta)

Journal Finder Beta suggests Wiley journals that may be relevant for your research. Wiley publishes about 1,600 journals across the disciplines.

Charlesworth Author Services

Journal Finder searches across 20,000 pre-vetted journals containing 6.68 million papers indexed by Researcher, including journals from the major STM Publishers and the majority of SCI-ranked titles.

Edanz Journal Selector

Enter a description or an abstract of your article, the system would find possible journals that have published relevant papers. It searches over 28,652 journals. Edanz is a company established in Japan. It helps researchers publish in international journals.


This is supported by the Biosematics Group; created and maintained by Martijn Schuemie. The system would match the information you entered with the journals in PubMed. Please note that this tool doesn’t search for journals outside the collection of PubMed.

Open Access Journal Finder

Enago’s Open Access Journal Finder (OAJF) safeguards you from predatory publishers by letting you find pre-vetted, quality open access journals for free. This unique journal finder resolves the familiar concerns regarding journal legitimacy, predatory journals, and article processing fees by using a validated journal index issued by the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).


JournalGuide is a free tool that helps researchers to evaluate scholarly journals. In addition to searching by journal name, category, or publisher, authors can use the title and abstract of a paper to discover journals that have already published articles on similar topics. By matching journals to a paper’s content, researchers can see which journals would be most likely to have an interest in their story.