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Extra content added to the Directory of Open Access Journals on Discover@Bolton

Around 7,000 extra journals from the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) are now available via Discover@Bolton. DOAJ is an important open access resource, and if you want to ensure that you can discover article from these journals from your Discover@Bolton searches, make sure that you check the “Check this box to search open access resources beyond your library’s collection” option at the top right-hand side of your search results.

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DOAJ finances from 2013 to 2015

In the interest of full disclosure, here are the finances for DOAJ between 2013 and 2015.

DOAJ Financials 2013, 2014 & 2015 


Open Access Week: Finding open access journals

There are increasing amounts of completely open access journals available for everyone to access and read and one of the main places you can find out about open access journals is the… 144 more words

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An Interview with Peter Suber on Open Access | Not Dead Yet

Peter Suber is the Director of the Harvard Office for Scholarly Communication (OSC), Director of the Harvard Open Access Project (HOAP), a Faculty Fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society, and Senior Researcher at the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC). 68 more words

Open Access

Task 2: Database of Open Access Journals

Dear All–

Today you are going to get acquainted with online collections of open access journals (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Open_access_journal) in Linguistics. Your task will be to do the following: 154 more words

Author processing charges - greater visibility to APCs: amount, currency, URL

This was posted by DOAJ on 10/02/2015 but the data is still relevant. There has been a lot of focus in research on author processing charges (APCs) and submission charges, and DOAJ data is often used as a basis of that research. 57 more words

Open Access

Is it True that Most Open Access Journals Do Not Charge an APC? Sort of. It Depends.

One of the truisms that often comes up when discussing Open Access (OA) business models is that the majority of OA journals do not charge authors an article processing charge (APC). 928 more words

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