STEP 1: Go to the UW Libraries' research guides and identify a database that focuses on your specific discipline. For instance, if your article pertains to Spinoza, see the Philosophy research guide under "Articles & E-Journals" to locate the Philosopher's Index.
STEP 2: Search the database to identify journals that publish in your area. Ex: search Philosopher's Index using "Spinoza" as a source/publication title. This will find journals devoted specifically to Spinoza (Revista Conatus: Filosofia de Spinoza.) Or, search by keyword or subject terms for your topic to find journals that are a good fit for that subject: "Spinoza AND god" (Journal for the History of Philosophy). Most databases will show results based on publication. Pick the titles that have published the most articles on your topic.
STEP 3: Once you've identified possible journals, learn more about each journal and its submission guidelines. You can do this by: