DOAJ - Directory of Open Access Journals

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This service covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals. The aim is to cover all subjects and languages. There are over 5500 journals in the directory. Currently over 2350 journals are searchable at the article level and more than 460,000 articles are included in the DOAJ service.

"Open access" journals are defined as journals that use a funding model that does not charge readers or their institutions for access. The journal must exercise peer-review or editorial quality control to be included.See more information.


This site is maintained by support from membership. Through OCUL, Trent is a member of the DOAJ.

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A stable url (or persistent link) is a link that connects a user to a particular item in a database or on the web.

To find a stable URL to an article, look for the line that says:
The electronic version of this article is the complete one and can be found online at:

You may also find a doi link.

To link to a particular article, use the doi at the end of this url:


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