Open access journals

Date: 02 Aug 2012
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Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages.

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Aim & Scope
The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease of use of open access scientific and scholarly journals thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. The Directory aims to be comprehensive and cover all open access scientific and scholarly journals that use a quality control system to guarantee the content. In short a one stop shop for users to Open Access Journals.

Definitions
Open Access Journal: We define open access journals as journals that use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access.

Quality Control
The journal must exercise peer-review or editorial quality control to be included.

Coverage Subject  
All scientific and scholarly subjects are covered

Level
The target group for included journals should be primarily researchers.

Access
All content freely available. Registration: Free user registration online is acceptable. Open Access without delay (e.g. no embargo period).