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The Library supports research in a variety of ways, learn more here!

CBU Scholar

CBU Scholar is Cape Breton University’s Online Digital Repository

The database provides access to the scholarly publications and contributions of CBU faculty and students.

Repository Access:

Want to Submit your work? Email your submissions along with a signed agreement form (below) to: 

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Research Data Management

Research Impact and Metrics

Where should I publish?

Strategies to find a journal to publish in:

- Look at your favorite database and see what journals are indexed in it.

- Do a search for an article on a similar topic in Google Scholar and see which journals the results are found in.

- Looking to publish Open Access? Check out Canadian peer reviewed open access journals here:   Or, the worldwide open access journal list here:

-Ask your librarian to narrow down a list of potential journals for you.


Where should you NOT publish?

  • is a useful site that offers tips to avoid publishing in predatory journals.
  • If you are unsure- ask your librarian