ScienceOpen and DOAJ combine efforts to make scholarly publishing more visible

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Guidelines for free indexing applicants

Publishing can be a big, expensive business, or it can be done on a small scale by research communities themselves – by researchers for researchers. For very narrow topics and small communities it can make sense to just do it yourself and there are wide range of journals that offer peer review, editorial oversight, publishing services and a Creative Commons open access license to authors and charge no APCs. To support these efforts ScienceOpen offers free indexing for up to 10 journals per month and the best candidate receives a free journal collection page for 1 year.

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In order to qualify for their free indexing offer your journal must meet the

following requirements, all of which contribute to enhancing the visibility and discoverability of your content.

  • Be a DOAJ member

The Directory of Open Access Journals lists over 9000 open access scholarly journals meeting certain

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Author: Sridhar Gutam

Plant Physiologist and Open Access evangelist

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