Open Access Scholarly Publishing in India: A Scientometric Perspective of DOAJ

Bandi, Shekappa and Angadi , Mallikarjun and Kademani, B.S. Open Access Scholarly Publishing in India: A Scientometric Perspective of DOAJ., 2013 . In National Seminar on Scientometric Indicators to Evaluate Science and Technology output of Universities and Premier Institutions in India, Department of Library and Information Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad , Karnataka, 27-28, December 2013. (In Press) [Conference paper]

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The present study attempts to evaluate the initiatives taken by India to make its intellectual output accessible for all by publishing in Open Access resources like Open Access journals. Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is the most accepted and authoritative list of scholarly, peer-reviewed, fully Open Access journals. It also highlights various facets related to open access publishing in India on the bases of data collected from DOAJ. The position of India in terms of number of journals in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is fourth well ahead of countries such as Germany, Spain, Canada. Most of the Indian open access journals listed in DOAJ were started in the beginning of 21st century.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Open Access Journals; Scholarly Communication; Scientometric Study; DOAJ; India
Subjects: H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HN. e-journals.
Depositing user: Mr. Shekappa Bandi
Date deposited: 19 Jan 2014 18:03
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:30

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