Dom Mitchell, Operations Manager at the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ), provides a detailed explanation of the updated statement in this post.
Here’s the Full Text of the Updated Mission Statement:
DOAJ’s mission is to increase the visibility, accessibility, reputation, usage and impact of quality, peer-reviewed, open access scholarly research journals globally, regardless of discipline, geography or language. DOAJ will work with editors, publishers and journal owners to help them understand the value of best practice publishing and standards and apply those to their own operations. DOAJ is committed to being 100% independent and maintaining all of its services and metadata as free to use or reuse for everyone.
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