Where to Publish?
- The Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) has compiled a list of DHET Accredited Journals.
- The list contain titles from DHET, IBSS, ISI, Norwegian, SciELO SA, and Scopus. Publishing in these accredited journals will attract a subsidy for the university. These lists might be your starting point or researchers can browse through:
- Directory of Open Access journals (DOAJ) platform
- CPUT Research Reports outline an impressive array of research activities and achievements done by faculties, research groups, centres and units
Open Access Publishing
Open Access is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles combined with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment (SPARC, 2017). Why Open Access? read more here
There are two routes to get your work into the Open Access domain:
If you publish your article in a journal that is not an Open Access journal, then you could still make your article freely available in the CPUT Repository. Sometimes this means publishing the author's final copy, or having to embargo your article. The publisher determines these restrictions.
Publishing your article in an Open Access journal is known as the green route. If you do this, you can still make your article available in the CPUT Repository. Below this video find the list of accredited journals that are also Open Access.