What Are Predatory Journals?


Stick to the journals published by the major scholarly organizations in your field, e.g. American Chemical Society for chemistry, IEEE for electrical engineering, American Psychological Association for psychology,  etc. 

Ask your colleagues for suggestions,

Major Databases


Go to the http://libguides.uml.edu/databases/bysubject and search in the databases in your subject.

Check to see if the journal is indexed in some of the major databases: