Commercial Open Access Publishers in the DOAJ – scinoptica

lterrat's bookmarks 2017-08-03

Summary:

"On August 1, 2017, 9,621 journals were listed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ).Only 32 publishers published more than 20 of these journals and thus have a quantitatively significant influence on Open Access. PLOS can not be found among them, but still has influence – more qualitative than quantitative.

These 32 publishers publish 2,950 journals, which are 31% of all journals listed in the DOAJ.

At this date, the DOAJ reported 7,474 publishers, thus 0.43% of all DOAJ-listed publishers produced 31% of the journals.

Of these 2,950 journals, 1,641 (56%) are in the hand of publishers who already dominate the market in the subscription model: e.g.Elsevier, Springer Nature (including BioMed Central, Frontiers), Wiley, SAGE, De Gruyter, Taylor & Francis, OUP, Wolters Kluwer)."

Link:

https://www.scinoptica.com/2017/08/commercial-open-access-publishers-in-the-doaj/

From feeds:

Open Access Tracking Project (OATP) » lterrat's bookmarks

Tags:

oa.new oa.doaj oa.publishers oa.gold oa.journals

Date tagged:

08/03/2017, 14:14

Date published:

08/03/2017, 10:14