January 17, 2021

Search/Find Open Access Scholarly Articles, Reports Using New iOS Apps from CORE Project

The CORE (COnnecting REpositories) Project comes from the Knowledge Management Institute at The Open University in the UK. Here’s a quick intro to the project before we get to the latest news from the project. CORE aims to facilitate free access to scholarly publications distributed across many systems. As of today, CORE gives you access […]

OAPEN’s Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) Now Live Online

We first shared details about the Directory of Open Access Books about six weeks ago. Today (via TeleRead) we learned that the directory is live. It’s can be searched or browsed by title, subject, and publisher. From Today’s Announcement: OAPEN is pleased to announce the launch of the Directory of Open Access Books (www.doabooks.org), a discovery […]

The Open Access Movement 2011 (Statistics, Charts, and Commentary)

OA advocate Heather Morrison has posted a roundup of year-end open access publishing statistics on her The Imaginary Journal of Poetic Economics weblog.  Here’s the Intro of Heather’s Report: There are over 7,000 peer-reviewed fully open access journals as listed in the DOAJ, still growing by 4 titles per day and over 6,000 of these […]

UNESCO's Global Open Access Portal Now Online

From the News Release: The Global Open Access Portal (GOAP) presents a snapshot of the status of Open Access (OA) to scientific information around the world. For countries that have been more successful in implementing Open Access, the portal highlights critical success factors and aspects of the enabling environment. For countries and regions that are […]

Milestones: Directory of Open Access Journals Hits 7,000 Listings, More than 600,000 Article Searchable

Congrats to the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) team for reaching this impressive milestone. Today’s announcement also includes news about the new Turkish language version of the site. From a DOAJ Web Site Announcement: Directory of Open Access Journals is continuously growing – now there are 7000 journals listed in the directory! 45% of […]