As you use this list, please be sure to not rely only on one single criterion to asses a journal. Examine the cumulative impact of multiple indicators as you make your assessment.
There are other criteria that can be used to evaluate journals that are not listed above. To explore this topic in even more depth, check out a few of the guides and tools listed below.
Journal Evaluation Tool: Rubric created by Loyola University, William H. Hannon Library.
Evaluating Journals: A guide from the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL).