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Friday, May 09, 2008

South African OA journals

Sabinet has launched the beta version of its Open Access Journal Collection.  (Thanks to Pierre Malan and Jennifer A. De Beer.)  From the site:

The collection currently comprises 44 South African journals, which may be searched individually, and provides immediate access to the PDF versions of 6 000+ full-text articles. Of the journals in the collection, 14 appear on the Approved South African Journals list, the ISI list, or the IBSS [International Bibliography of the Social Sciences] list. New journal titles and issues are added to the collection on an ongoing basis.

Some journals also contain metadata records (including abstracts) for older articles where full text is not available.

Publishers who would like to make their journals available as Open Access journals, are welcome to contact us. We would also value any feedback on the Sabinet Full Open Access Journal Collection....