As you research, you're going to come across many articles from journals you might be unfamiliar with. So how do you know if the article you've found is from a top tier journal? Or if you are publishing a conference proceeding or an article, how do you know if you are choosing the best journal for your field?
Ultimately, YOU make the decision. But we can help: review this guide from the Canadian Association of Research Libraries to help select a journal in which to publish. Andersen Library also has a few resources you can use to help you determine which articles might be more valuable:
One way to determine an article's value is to check the number of times it has been cited. There are several sources you can check to find this information.