Bibliographical Journals and the world of Open Access: a discussion starting from DOAJ

Alberto Salarelli

Abstract


Open access journals are playing an increasingly important role in scientific publishing. However, it is hard to find the right way in the huge amount of OA titles available on the net. In this respect DOAJ, a directory based on stringent qualitative selection criteria, represents a fundamental resource for authors, publishers and librarians. This article examines the characteristics of LIS journals listed in DOAJ, highlighting in particular their origin (born- digital or digitized) and the main topics they cover.


Keywords


DOAJ; open access; LIS journals; bibliographic journals

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