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Friday, February 15, 2008

DOAJ growth rate still accelerating

Heather Morrison reports that the rate at which the DOAJ is adding new OA journals is still accelerating:

...In my last (December 2007) update of the Dramatic Growth of Open Access, I hinted that the growth rate as measure by DOAJ appeared to be accelerating.

Today, it is my great pleasure to confirm this trend. As of today, DOAJ has added 136 titles in the last 30 days, a growth rate of 4.5 titles per calendar day; a significant increase in growth from last year's already amazing rate of 1.4 titles per calendar day....