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Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is the primary source for identifying open access journals:

  • DOAJ is a database of open access journals covering all scientific and scholarly subjects. 
  • Primarily used to identify open access journal titles (and forty percent of them are searchable at the article level)
  • Journals can be browsed by title or by broad subject area.
  • To be included in the DOAJ, journals must use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access and must exercise peer-review or editorial quality control.
  • DOAJ is therefore regarded as a gatekeeper – ensures that journals are legitimate in terms of business model and provision of access to journal articles.
 

Finding DOAJ

Find DOAJ on the internet at: www.doaj.org.

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