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In-depth interview with Lars in Against The Grain

Over the summer of 2020, Lars, DOAJ’s Managing Director and Founder, was interviewed by the Against the Grain journal. The … More Read More...

Published Mon, 26 Oct 2020 at 07:33
Interview with DOAJ’s newest silver sponsor American Chemical Society

DOAJ is delighted to welcome American Chemical Society (ACS) as a Silver sponsor. We asked their Director of Open Science … More Read More...

Published Mon, 19 Oct 2020 at 12:00
2021 contributions for academic institutions supporting DOAJ

Below is a fact sheet which gives context to the pricing for 2021. It includes an update on what we … More Read More...

Published Thu, 15 Oct 2020 at 15:13
Myth-busting: DOAJ is run and owned by publishers

This is a myth. A common misconception is that DOAJ is owned by publishers. In reality, DOAJ is 100% independent … More Read More...

Published Tue, 29 Sep 2020 at 08:29
Helping to archive and preserve open access journals

A recent study by Laakso, Matthias and Jahn looked at the number of journals that had “vanished” from the internet. … More Read More...

Published Fri, 25 Sep 2020 at 08:48
Designing for better accessibility in open access scholarly publishing

This is a guest post by Sophy, our UX Designer. Accessibility has always been a top priority in doaj.org’s redesign … More Read More...

Published Thu, 10 Sep 2020 at 09:20
Deadline to Diamond OA Survey Extended

In July we sent a survey to +7000 publishers to conduct a study commissioned by cOAlition S on Open Access … More Read More...

Published Mon, 07 Sep 2020 at 14:50
Do you like our new look?

You might have noticed that we updated our social media icons and, more obviously, this blog on Friday. This is … More Read More...

Published Mon, 07 Sep 2020 at 08:32
New contributions to DOAJ from U.S. libraries and academic institutions

This is a guest post from John G. Dove, one of our DOAJ Ambassadors for North America. Covid-19 is hitting … More Read More...

Published Thu, 27 Aug 2020 at 13:50
Seal criteria and additional criteria for some journal types

Continuing the work of re-writing our website documentation in plain English, we have two more sets of criteria to show … More Read More...

Published Wed, 26 Aug 2020 at 09:19
CLOSED Vacancy: Public Relations (PR) Officer/Associate

[Applications are now closed.] DOAJ is looking for a freelance PR Officer (or Associate) to start immediately. The PR Officer … More Read More...

Published Fri, 21 Aug 2020 at 09:26
Our widgets will be changing

Hopefully you’ve already heard that we are redesigning our website. The new site will go live in October. When it … More Read More...

Published Wed, 19 Aug 2020 at 06:43
Turkish speakers needed

DOAJ uses a network of 100 skilled, voluntary Associate Editors and Editors who spend a few hours a week processing … More Read More...

Published Thu, 13 Aug 2020 at 12:09
Myth-busting: article content will appear in DOAJ once a journal is accepted for indexing

This is a myth. Unlike some other indexing services, if a journal is accepted into DOAJ, we won’t automatically go … More Read More...

Published Thu, 06 Aug 2020 at 11:55
Here is why you should apply for your open access journal to be indexed in DOAJ.

At DOAJ, we index and promote the value of quality, peer-reviewed open access journals. By reviewing journals according to a … More Read More...

Published Mon, 03 Aug 2020 at 07:31
[CLOSED] We are hiring! Freelance Marketing and PR Officer

[APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED] DOAJ is looking for a freelance Marketing and PR Officer to start immediately. The Marketing and … More Read More...

Published Mon, 27 Jul 2020 at 09:26
Third update on changes to our API coming in Q3 2020

Progress report on the changes coming to the API in Q3 2020 This is the THIRD update about changes to … More Read More...

Published Mon, 27 Jul 2020 at 08:26
Diamond Open Access study commissioned by cOAlition S

Please, help us get to know the open access journals and platforms that are free for readers and authors. We … More Read More...

Published Fri, 24 Jul 2020 at 09:19
Introducing the Editorial Subcommittee

DOAJ has created an Editorial Subcommittee to provide input into and advice on editorial issues around process and content quality, issues which arise from DOAJ’s day-to-day operations and which require specialist input. The volunteer Subcommittee will operate in an advisory capacity. Each member has been chosen based on their ability to provide advice to DOAJ […] Read More...

Published Fri, 10 Jul 2020 at 08:00
cOAlition S chooses DOAJ’s technical partner, Cottage Labs, to deliver their Journal Checker Tool

PRESS RELEASE As announced today, cOAlition S has awarded the tender for the Plan S journal checker tool (JCT) to Cottage Labs LLP, DOAJ’s existing technical partner. Cottage Labs became DOAJ’s technical partner back in 2013.  The announcement is welcomed by DOAJ. Lars Bjørnshauge, Managing Director and Founder of DOAJ, said: “Working with Cottage Labs […] Read More...

Published Fri, 03 Jul 2020 at 11:40

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