Selecting the journal(s) to send your manuscript to is an important part of the academic publishing process. Here are the main criteria to consider:
Journal acceptance rates yield important statistical information about the selectivity of a journal.
Some good places to check for journal acceptance rates are:
The resources listed below contain information on acceptance rates for scholarly journals in specific disciplines:
Computer Science and Business Information Systems
Education and Library Science
Nursing and Health Administration
"Writing for publication: a practical guide." Nursing Standard, vol. 22, no. 28, 2008