Answered By: Kathryn Hepburn
Last Updated: Nov 15, 2022     Views: 332

Search the Directory of Open Access Journals

Open access journals can be searched directly through the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). The DOAJ is a non-profit depository of open access journals that is both international and interdisciplinary in scope. The DOAJ only admits journals that practice some sort of quality control, whether it be peer review or an editorial process. Find out more about the DOAJ on their "About" page here.

Limit Your Scout Search Results to Only Show DOAJ Articles

DOAJ journal articles can also be found through Scout, UA's discovery service. Here's how to limit your search results to only show articles from DOAJ journals.

  1. From the results page, scroll down until you see Filter By: Content Provider in the left-hand column;

  2. Click on Show More at the bottom of the Filter By: Content Provider section;

  3. Use the tick box to select Directory of Open Access Journals from the list (you may want to ctrl F to find the DOAJ quickly).

  4. Click Update to refresh your search results.

Need more info?

For more ways to find open access journal articles, as well as other helpful information about open access journals, visit our Open Access Research Guide.

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