Anatomy of Open Access Mathematics Journals

Das, Prabir Kumar Anatomy of Open Access Mathematics Journals. SRELS Journal of Information Management, 2016, vol. 53, n. 6, pp. 447-754. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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Present study focuses on analysis of open access journals in the field of mathematics based on data collected from DOAJ. It highlights various facets of open access publishing like growth, publishing country, language, publisher, funding model and licensing. Open access journals in mathematics are published in 22 languages from 64 countries by 394 publishers across the globe. It was seen that mathematics OA journals started appearing in DOAJ during 2002; afterwards there has been incessant flow of new titles; 96 new titles were added in 2011. Interestingly developing countries like India, Egypt,and Brazil have embraced OA. English is the most preferred language, Professional’s organisations, commercial publishers are involved in OA mathematics publishing, of which Hindawi Publishing Corporation (9%) is the leading contributor. The study also reaffirms pervasive nature of mathematics owing to the existence of large array of multi-disciplinary OA journals. It is seen that majority of OA journals do not charge APC.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Bibliometrics, Directory of Open Access Journals, DOAJ, Mathematics, OA Journals, Open Access, OA Journals in Mathematics
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: Mr Prabir Kumar Das
Date deposited: 16 Jan 2018 08:57
Last modified: 16 Jan 2018 08:57
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/31972

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