Begin by looking at the journals you read, that your colleagues read and publish in, and at who you cite in your work.
Visit the journal's website and look at the journal's instructions to authors or call for papers:
Does the journal have an ISSN, and do articles have DOIs?
Find an article in the journal and see how the article is structured and presented:
You can also look at the Think Check Submit checklist, use a journal evaluation tool [pdf], or ask the library. We can help identify potential journals related to your field or research, and help you search for tools to locate an appropriate journal.
Search for information about journals in a chosen subject area through Scopus
There are a number of different ways to find journal’s impact ratings and acceptance rates:
Keep in mind that the higher ratings usually equate to lower acceptance rates - that is, the more prestigious the journal, the harder it is to get an article accepted for publication. When you're considering which journal to submit your article, think about your goal for the article - it might be worth submitting to a journal with a lower ranking if it means that you have a better chance of getting published.