ISSN  2320-964X (Online) 

ISSN 2320-7817  (Print)

Type - Quarterly 


Original Research

   Year 2013 |  Vol. 1 | Issue 4 | Page Nos. 321-327


Open Access Zoology Journals on DOAJ: An analytical Study


Lihitkar Ramdas S1*, Lihitkar Shalini R2  and  Waghmare Pranali3

1Department of Library Sciences,Institute of Science, Nagpur.                 

2DLISC, R.T.M.N.University, Nagpur.     

3St. Joseph’s Convent H.S. & Jr. College, Nagpur.      


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The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) listed open access scientific and scholarly journals, that meet high quality standards by exercising peer-review or editorial quality control and are free to all from the time of publication based on the Budapest Open Access Initiative.  Total 105 free online journals  on Zoology were accessed through DOAJ and analyzed based on Country, Languages, Subject Headings, keywords, their accessibility and availability of Archives of online journals in Zoology. 9183 journals 4685 journals searchable at article level 119 Countries 1083902 articles 2013-05-12 DOAJ celebrates 10 years at the heart of Open Access 2013-05-02 DOAJ sponsors Accelerating Science Award Program 2013-03-12 DOAJ hits the 1 MILLION mark.


Received : May 22, 2013 

Revised Received: June 14, 2013

Final Accepted: October 21, 2013

Date of Online Before Print: December 30, 2013


Editor : Dr. Arvind Chavhan

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