Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ): An Overview for Amigos Libraries

Scheduled Dates

March 24, 2021 10:00 am - 11:00 am CDT (Register Now)

Course Details
Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
Amigos Members
Course Description

This webinar presents an overview of the Directory of Open Access Journals and shows librarians how they can use and promote quality-controlled Open Access content. Lars Bjørnshauge and John Dove will give background on the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), a database listing high quality, peer-reviewed, Open Access journals covering all disciplines and all languages. The DOAJ is a global initiative, with both content and usage coming from all over the world. The DOAJ currently lists over 15,000 journals. Learn about the journal application process, the role of volunteer editors, the approval process and how to become a DOAJ supporter through Amigos in this session.



Homework Expectations
Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of a 1-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
John Dove, DOAJ Ambassador and Lars Bjørnshauge, DOAJ Managing Director and Founder