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ArchivistArchivist is a platform for publishing interactive interview transcriptions online. Interactive historical documents are published as full transcriptions (in russian) complete with multimedia sources (audio, video). Editors are able to tag and link subjects, locations, persons and definitions in the text, so that the archive can be queried later in interesting ways.
Audiovisual thinkingAudiovisual thinking is a journal of academic videos about audiovisuality, communication, media and design. A pioneering forum where academics and educators can articulate, conceptualize and disseminate their research about audiovisuality and audiovisual culture through the medium of video.
Biodiversity Data JournalBiodiversity Data Journal is a community peer-reviewed, open access, comprehensive online platform, designed to accelerate publishing, dissemination and sharing of biodiversity-related data of any kind. All structural elements of the articles will be treated and stored as data.
BiotaxaBiotaxa is a non-profit international collaboration among professional societies, institutions, publishers, museums and libraries for facilitating the publication, enhancing the access and enabling the preservation of journals in biological taxonomy.
BiomedCentral (BMC)BMC (BiomedCentral) is an evolving portfolio of some 300 peer-reviewed journals, sharing discoveries from research communities in science, technology, engineering and medicine. All articles are open access and freely available online, immediately upon publication.
CollabraCollabra is the official journal of the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science. It is a mission-driven Open Access (OA) journal that shares not only the research it publishes, but also the value created by the psychology community during the peer-review process.
Creative CommonsCreative Commons is a nonprofit organization at the center of a high-profile, international movement to promote sharing of creativity and knowledge. Provides free, easy-to-use copyright licenses to make a simple and standardized way to give the public permission to share and use your creative work–on conditions of your choice.
Centre of Open Science registered reportsDocuments that describe the research flow and that are submitted to journals before the research starts (“pre-registration”). Registered reports can be considered as a “Methodology” section of a paper, but more structured, detailed and separated from the paper. Not applicable to any field of science, but relevant for studies involving statistical analysis.
DataciteDataCite is a leading global non-profit organisation that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research data. Locate, identify, and cite research data with the leading global provider of DOIs for research data. Connect your research – publications, datasets, software, authors, institutions, and funding data all in one place.
DHcommons journalDHcommons journal is the journal of centerNet, the international network of Digital Humanities Centers. Publishing for the digital humanities community with a commitment to transparency and a balanced review process, which aims to provide comprehensive and constructive feedback for projects.
DHNOWDigital Humanities Now is an experimental, edited publication that highlights and distributes informally published digital humanities scholarship and resources from the open web. DHNow has been refining processes of aggregation, discovery, curation, and review to open and extend conversations about the digital humanities research and practice.
Discrete AnalysisDiscrete Analysis is an innovative overlay journal for mathematics, which consists of lists of links to arXiv preprints. Authors submit links to arXiv preprints, and then the editors of the journal find referees to decide which papers will be accepted.
DOIDOI (Digital Object Identifier) is the web site of the International DOI Foundation (IDF), providing Digital Object Identifier (DOI) services and registration.The DOI system provides a technical and social infrastructure for the registration and use of persistent interoperable identifiers, called DOIs, for use on digital networks.
eLifeeLife is an open-access journal that publishes promising research in the life and biomedical sciences. Research is selected and evaluated by working scientists and is made freely available to all readers without delay. Revision requests are consolidated following an open, internal consultation among reviewers to deliver a single, concise set of the essential revisions.
F1000ResearchF1000Research is an Open Research publishing platform for life scientists, offering immediate publication of articles and other research outputs without editorial bias. You can publish all your findings including null results, data notes and more and engage with your reviewers openly and transparently.
GigaScience journalGigaScience is an open access, open data, open peer-review journal focusing on ‘big data’ research from the life and biomedical sciences. Publishes all research objects (data, software tools, and workflows). GigaDB provides a direct link between the published manuscript and the relevant supporting data.
IPOL journalIPOL (image processing and image analysis) journal is a research journal with algorithms, source code and online demonstrations. Each article contains a text on an algorithm and its source code. Text and source code are peer-reviewed.
Journal of Digital HumanitiesJournal of Digital Humanities is a comprehensive, peer-reviewed, open access journal that features the best scholarship, tools, and conversations produced by the digital humanities community. Every article published includes the original date and location of publication, along with the date of revision, where applicable.
LingOALingOA is a Fair OA journal dedicated to general linguistics. It publishes contributions from all areas of linguistics, provided they contain theoretical implications that shed light on the nature of language and the language faculty.
MattersMatters is the next-gen science journal where you publish single observations and extend the subsequent ones in real-time. Publishes exclusively data that is confirmatory or contradictory to already existing publications. Triple-blind peer review. All published content, including raw data is freely available and is being archived and indexed.
OJS (Open Journal Systems)OJS is a journal management and publishing system, assists with every stage of the refereed publishing process, from submissions through to online publication and indexing. This is open source software.
Open Edition BooksOpen Edition Books is a web platform for books in the humanities and social sciences. More than half of them are available in Open Access. Additional services are available through subscribing libraries and institutions.
Open Library of HumanitiesOpen Library of Humanities is a charitable organisation dedicated to publishing open access scholarship with no author-facing article processing charges (APCs). Publishing platform supports academic journals from across the humanities disciplines, as well as hosting its own multidisciplinary journal.
OpenEdition JournalsOpenEdition Journals is a journals platform for the humanities and social sciences. Of our 100,000 articles, 95% are available in full-text access. OpenEdition has developed three other platforms: OpenEdition Books (monographs and edited volumes); Hypotheses (research blogs); and Calenda (a calendar of academic events).
PaperNowPaper Now is an experiment to see where the future may go with scholarly communication. Initially, it may be that co-authors collaborate either privately or publicly on GitHub and then proceed to submitting to PeerJ or other journals for formal peer-review or preprinting. It offers the possibility to create, edit and display a journal article in GitHub.
PeerJPeerJ is a biological, medical and environmental sciences journal, that publishes the world's scientific knowledge through open access licensing. Indexed in Google Scholar, Pubmed, Scopus, Web of Science. Posting publication sharing tools, will help you boost the reach and impact of your work.
PLoS OnePLOS ONE is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access, online science publication. Article-Level Metrics track the impact of articles through views, citations, saves, discussions and recommendations. Accepts original research in all scientific disciplines, including interdisciplinary research, negative results and replication studies.
PressForwardPressForward is a free and open-source software project. PressForward enables teams of researchers to aggregate, filter, and disseminate relevant scholarship using the popular WordPress web publishing platform.
ProcPoSProceedings of Peerage of Science is a peer-reviewed commentary journal. ProcPoS publishes commentaries, only. It is a platform for proper post-publication peer review. ProcPoS seeks to become the venue of choice for both positive and critical commentaries.
PubPubPubPub is a free and open tool for collaborative editing, instant publishing, continuous review, and grassroots journals. An open-source tool built for and by the community that uses it. Reviews can be made open to the public, or kept private.
Research Involvement and EngagementResearch Involvement and Engagement is an Interdisciplinary, health and social care journal focussing on patient and wider involvement and engagement in research, at all stages. The journal operates using an open peer review system, where the reviewers' names are included on the peer review reports.
ReScienceReScience is a peer-reviewed journal that targets computational research and encourages the explicit replication of already published research. Lives on GitHub where each implementation is made available together with comments, explanations and tests.
Rio JournalThe Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) is an Open Science Journal. It publishes all outputs of the research cycle, including: project proposals, data, methods, workflows, software, project reports and research articles together on a single collaborative platform, with the most transparent, open and public peer review process.
Scientific DataScientific Data (Nature) is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets, and research that advances the sharing and reuse of scientific data. Its articles combine traditional narrative content with curated, structured descriptions (metadata).
ScienceOpen ResearchScienceOpen Research is a research and open access publishing platform that facilitates transparent and network-based post-publication peer review. It offers advanced search and discovery functions, combined with post-publication peer review, recommendation, social sharing, and collection-building features.
Self Journal of ScienceSelf Journal of Science is a publishing platform, aiming to "to achieve optimal peer review, evaluation and classification of articles in a virtuously self-organized way". Authors can freely upload their articles on SJS, where novel open peer review features will allow to rigorously assess their validity.
SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online)SciELO (Scientific Electronic Library Online) is a bibliographic database, digital library, and cooperative electronic publishing model of open access journals in Latin America, Iberia and South Africa.
WebMed CentralWebMed Central is an open access biomedical publisher using post publication peer review. Publishes all articles without prior peer review in a climate of post publication peer review led by authors but supported by its team of advisors and editors. Guaranteed Biomedical Publication within 48 hours in a climate of post publication peer review.
Wellcome Open ResearchWellcome Open Research is a platform for rapid, open access publication and open peer review of any research funded by Wellcome. All articles benefit from immediate publication, transparent refereeing and the inclusion of all source data. Supports reproducibility and transparency.
ZooKeys journalZooKeys is a peer-reviewed, open access, online and print, rapidly produced journal, launched to support free exchange of ideas, data and information in all branches of Zoology. It is one of the most dynamic and technologically advanced scholarly journals in its field.
Cabell directoriesCabell directories is the complete source for journal info, evaluation metrics, and submission details-for universities of any size. You can filter your results using our advanced search options and suite of citation-backed metrics.
CoFactorScienceCofactor is a company with a mission to help scientific researchers to publish their research effectively. It is done by providing expert training, advice and editing. Its free online tool can help you choose the best journal for your paper.
DOAJDOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. All DOAJ services are free of charge including being indexed in DOAJ.
Edanz journal selectorEdanz journal selector ia an oline tool, that helps you enter your unpublished abstract and will find the best possible journals that have published relevant papers. You can filter results by field of study, impact factor range, SCI-E index and Open Access options.
Enago journal information toolEnago is the trusted name in author services for the global research community. It gives you the possibility to maximize your chances of publication by letting Enago match you with the most appropriate journals for your particular research and requirements. Enago will provide vital feedback for your manuscript, including suggestions on how to improve your paper.
HelioBLASTHelioBLAST is a text similarity tool. Text similarity engine finds text records that are similar to the submitted query. Can be customized to search a particular database or multiple ones. Submissions are limited to 1,000 words, so it is recommend your query should be an abstract or paragraph.
JaneJane is journal selection support with co-word analysis. Just enter the title and/or abstract of the paper in the box, and click on 'Find journals', 'Find authors' or 'Find Articles'. Jane will then compare your document to millions of documents in PubMed to find the best matching journals, authors or articles.
Journal GuideJournal Guide is a growing journal database across all academic fields. It offers four different ways to search, with filter and sort options to help you find the best journal for your paper in any field. You can select up to three journals to compare side-by-side on key factors.
JournalReviewerJournalReviewer is an independent site that aggregates information users provide about their experience with academic journals' review processes so that other others can be as informed as possible as they consider journal submissions.
QOAMQOAM is a market place for scientific and scholarly journals which publish articles in open access. Quality scoring of the journals in QOAM is based on academic crowd sourcing. In QOAM libraries use a Base Score Card to score the transparency of a journal’s website. Authors share their experience by completing a 2-minute Valuation Score Card.
ROADRoad is is a service offered by the ISSN International Centre. ROAD provides a free access to a subset of the ISSN Register. It provides information about the quality and prominence of OA resources, or at least the criteria they meet, by indicating by what services or journal indicators they are covered.
Scientific Journal FinderGet smart journal recommendations based on keywords in your paper's title and abstract. Helps researchers collect, extract, and analyze data, stay up to date with a customizable Reader, find collaborators globally in seconds with an interactive Lab Finder.
SciForum Journal ReviewsSciForum Journal Reviews is a platform, that aims at publishing statistics and rankings of scientific and scholarly journals and their Publishers. Scientists and scholars that published in journals can rate the peer-review process and quality of the journals, and share their experiences by leaving comments.
ScirevSciRev is a multidisciplinary website for researchers to share their experiences with various journals. You can share your experience with the scientific review process and select an efficient journal for submitting your manuscripts. The information, that is received is freely available to the entire research community.
Sherpa/ROMEOSHERPA RoMEO is an online resource that aggregates and analyses publisher open access policies from around the world and provides summaries of self-archiving permissions and conditions of rights given to authors on a journal-by-journal basis.
ThinkCheckSubmitThinkCheckSubmit is a checklist with criteria to judge trustworthiness of journals. Follow this check list to make sure you choose trusted journals for your research. It is a simple checklist researchers can use to assess the credentials of a journal or publisher.