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I found some discussion on how one should avoid journals on Beall's list.

Related: How do you judge the quality of a journal?

I wish to know about other such lists to ascertain good journals.

Specifically, is ABDC 2013 a good list to assess journal quality ?

Thanks.

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It depends what you mean by 'quality'.

I would argue the very notion of ranking journals as this list does is deeply unsound [see Brembs, Button, Munafò (2013)]. The quality of content in most academic journals is variable. Great articles can be found amongst the mediocre, and likewise mediocre articles can hide in issues full of high-quality articles.

Journals are a lazy proxy for the evaluation of 'quality' of content.

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