Directory of Open Access Journals - DOAJ

This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. We aim to cover all subjects and languages.

Serbia KoBSON contributes to DOAJ

Serbia: KoBSON (Serbian Library Consortium for Coordinated Acquisition) and the National Library worked with DOAJ to add 21 new Serbian Open Access journals to DOAJ. Metadata for more than 4,800 articles was deposited (using easy to use tools developed by Lund for uploading XML).

Source: EIFL newsletter

Scope & Aim:

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.


* Subject: all scientific and scholarly subjects are covered
* Types of resource: scientific and scholarly periodicals that publish research or review papers in full text.
* Acceptable sources: academic, government, commercial, non-profit private sources are all acceptable.
* Level: the target group for included journals should be primarily researchers.
* Content: a substantive part of the journal should consist of research papers. All content should be available in full text.
* All languages

Source: DOAJ Website, as accessed November 17, 2010

Geographical focus
  • International; Other
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General

Entry created by Elke Dall on November 17, 2010
Modified on April 4, 2012