Links to open access advocates and publishers A – Z

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)

https://doaj.org/

DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. Visit their site for more information.

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Elementa: Science of the Anthropocene

https://www.elementascience.org/

Elementa publishes original research reporting on new knowledge of the Earth’s physical, chemical, and biological systems; interactions between human and natural systems; and steps that can be taken to mitigate and adapt to global change. Visit their site for more information

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Free Journal Network

https://freejournals.org/

One main aim of this site is to help such journals to coordinate their efforts to accelerate the creation of a journal ecosystem involving independent journals and competitively priced service providers that will out-compete the commercially controlled journals. Such efforts are complementary to the work of discipline-based organizations such as LingOA, MathOA, PsyOA, and the overarching FOAA, that focus primarily on converting commercially controlled subscription journals to Fair Open Access.

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HAU Network of Ethnographic Theory

https://www.haujournal.org/index.php/hau/index

HAU-N.E.T., or the HAU Network of Ethnographic Theory, is an international network of research centres and anthropology departments working together to support HAU’s flagship journal and its innovative book series. The University of Canterbury is a participating institution. Visit the website for more information.

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Horizon Research Publishing Corporation

http://www.hrpub.org/

A worldwide open access publisher serving the academic research and scientific communities by launching peer-reviewed journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. Visit the website for more information.

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Open Access Directory (OAD)

http://oad.simmons.edu/oadwiki/Main_Page

The Open Access Directory (OAD) is a compendium of simple factual lists about open access (OA) to science and scholarship, maintained by the OA community at large. Visit their website to find out more.

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Open Science Federation

http://opensciencefederation.com/

The Open Science Federation is a nonprofit alliance working to improve the conduct and communication of science. We are scientists and citizen scientists, writers, journalists, and educators, and makers of and advocates for Open Data, Open Access, and Open Source and Standards. Visit the website for more details.

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OpenEdition

https://www.openedition.org/?lang=en

OpenEdition is the umbrella portal for OpenEdition Books, Revues.org, Hypotheses and Calenda, four platforms dedicated to electronic resources in the humanities and social sciences. Visit the website for more details.

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OpenOtago

https://blogs.otago.ac.nz/openotago/

OpenOtago is dedicated to promoting open scholarship at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. The OpenOtago blog is written by a collective of University of Otago staff. Visit the website for more details.

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PeerJ

https://peerj.com/

PeerJ is an international open access publisher with a “mission is to efficiently publish the world’s knowledge”. Its two publications serve the biological and medical sciences, however social science articles are also made accessible. Visit the website for further information.

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PLOS Open Access

https://www.plos.org/

PLOS is a nonprofit organisation that advocates for and produces open access publications. It facilitates the PLOS Blog Network and publishes PLOS Collections, a combination of interdisciplinary content from the physical science-based PLOS journals. Visit the website for more information.

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SAGE Open

http://journals.sagepub.com/home/sgo

SAGE Open is a peer-reviewed open access journal for the social and behavioural sciences and the humanities. Visit their website for more details.

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Springer Open

https://www.springeropen.com/

Springer Open is a peer-reviewed publisher of open access books and journals across all areas of science. Journals include SpringerPlus, an interdisciplinary journal covering all science disciplines including the social sciences. Visit the website for more information.

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Western Sydney University Open Access Collection

http://researchdirect.uws.edu.au/islandora/object/islandora%3Aopen_access_collection

Collected open access works of Western Sydney University.

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