[JoPP-Public] open access journals

george dafermos georgedafermos at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 20:21:35 CET 2013

good idea.

and a list is available through the www.doaj.org [directory of open
access journals] website: it lists 8599 journals!


On Thu, Jan 24, 2013 at 8:16 PM, Mathieu ONeil <mathieu.oneil at anu.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi all
> As everyone is aware there has been a renewed focus on open access following
> the suicide of activist A. Swartz. A lot of US academics are now committing
> to only publishing in open access journals.
> For example see the following extract from a blog post:
> What I haven’t seen so far is research communities putting together a list
> of Open Access journals to focus their publication efforts on. If enough of
> us show preference for or entirely restrict our publishing efforts to open
> access journals then this could shift the balance of prestige as well.
> Imagine if open access journals were the venues for the very best, most
> novel, most methodologically sound and innovative, most well expressed work
> by virtue of the intense competition to get published in them?
> http://ethnographymatters.net/2013/01/17/goopenaccess-for-the-ethnography-matters-community/
> Maybe we could put such as list together and include it on the site as a
> resource?
> Just a thought,
> cheers
> Mathieu
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