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[BOAI] Re: Fwd: [GOAL] DOAJ announces new selection criteria

From: David Prosser <david.prosser AT rluk.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:15:15 +0100


Threading: [BOAI] Fwd: [GOAL] DOAJ announces new selection criteria from peter.suber AT gmail.com
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Jan

Yes, Beall and DOAJ have different selection criteria.

David




On 13 Jun 2013, at 13:50, Jan Szczepanski wrote:

> Here is a new title in DOAJ. As you can see the Publisher is World
> Scholar. This Publisher is noted on
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> Beall=E2=80=99s List:Potential, possible, or probable predatory =
scholarly
> open-access Publishers.
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> http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/
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> Any explanations?
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> Jan
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> American Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences
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> ISSN/EISSN: 23290781 2329079X
> Publisher: World Scholars
> Subject: Multidisciplinary
> Country: United States Language: English
> Start year 2013
> Publication fee: Yes --- Further Information
> License:
> Added to DOAJ: 2013-06-12 13:51:41
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> 2013/6/12 Peter Suber <peter.suber AT gmail.com>:
>> [Forwarding from the Directory of Open Access Journals, via the GOAL =
list.
>> --Peter Suber.]
>>=20
>> The Directory of Open Access Journals (www.doaj.org) is delighted to
>> announce new selection criteria and *hereby announces that these new
>> criteria are open for public comment until July 15th*.
>>=20
>> The DOAJ-team has developed the criteria and our Advisory Board
>> =
(http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=3DloadTemplate&template=3Dabout&uiLanguage=3D=
en#board)
>> has provided input and comments.
>>=20
>> With the growth in the number of researc
>>=20
>> h
>> funders, institutional open access policies and mandates, all =
stakeholders
>> involved =E2=80=93 researchers (as authors and readers), research =
managers, staff
>> managing publication funds, librarians, universities and research =
funders -
>> need a trusted and reliable information resource that identifies good
>> quality open access journals and filters out disreputable publishers.
>> Equally, the former have a vested interest in not being associated =
with the
>> latter.
>>=20
>> We have tried to construct objective criteria that can facilitate =
compliance
>> verification easily.
>>=20
>> In order to be listed in the DOAJ, a journal must meet the following
>> criteria:
>>=20
>> *
>> Journal will be asked to provide basic information (title, ISSN, =
etc.),
>> contact information, and information about journal policies
>>=20
>> *
>> Journal is registered with SHERPA/RoMEO
>>=20
>> *
>>=20
>> Journal has an editorial board with clearly identifiable members =
(including
>> affiliation information)
>>=20
>> *
>> Journal publishes a minimum of five articles per year (does not apply 
=
for
>> new journals)
>>=20
>> *
>> Allows use and reuse at leastat the following levels (as specified in 
=
the
>> Open Access Spectrum, =
http://www.plos.org/about/open-access/howopenisit/):
>> - Full text, metadata, and citations of articles can be crawled and =
accessed
>> with permission (Machine Readability Level 4)
>> - Provides free readership rights to all articles immediately upon
>> publication (Reader Rights Level 1)
>> - Reuse is subject to certain restrictions; no remixing (Reuse Rights 
=
Level
>> 3)
>> - Allow authors to retain copyright in their article with no =
restrictions
>> (Copyrights Level 1)
>> - Author can post the final, peer-reviewed manuscript version =
(postprint) to
>> any repository or website (Author Posting Rights Level 2)
>>=20
>> You may review the complete list of criteria here:
>> =
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=3D0AlFw8p9XB3C6dHE3ZC1Hd2FMMjA=
weE96czRQb3NDbnc&usp=3Dsharing
>>=20
>> Future submissions for inclusion in to DOAJ must include the complete 
=
set of
>> information provided by the publisher. This information will be =
publicly
>> available in the Directory. The journals currently listed in the DOAJ 
=
will
>> have to go through a re-evaluation process based on the new criteria. 
=
This
>> work will take place over the next 12 months or so.
>>=20
>> *DOAJ Seal of Approval* At the same time we are launching the DOAJ =
Seal of
>> Approval for Open Access Journals (in short: the DOAJ Seal) to =
encourage a
>> high practice standard. These journals will be identified with the =
DOAJ Seal
>> logo.
>>=20
>> In addition to the more general criteria, above, required for =
inclusion in
>> the DOAJ, the following criteria must be met for a journal to receive 
=
the
>> DOAJ Seal:
>>=20
>> *
>> Provides machine readable copyright information to help search =
engines
>> identify open works
>>=20
>> *
>> Provides DOIs at the article level
>>=20
>> *
>> Provides metadata to DOAJ at the article level
>>=20
>> *
>> Has a digital archiving/preservation arrangement in place
>>=20
>> *
>> Allows use and reuse at least at the following levels (as specified =
in the
>> Open Access Spectrum, =
http://www.plos.org/about/open-access/howopenisit/):
>> + Allows a community standard API or other protocol to crawl or =
access full
>> text, metadata, citations, and data (including supplementary data) =
for
>> articles (Open Access Spectrum: Machine Readability Level 2)
>> + Ensures generous reuse and remixing rights (Open Access Spectrum: =
Reuse
>> Rights Level 1)
>> + Allows authors to post any version of their article to any =
repository or
>> website (Open Access Spectrum: Author Posting Rights Level 1)
>>=20
>> +++++++++++++++++++++
>>=20
>> We are confident that the new criteria will positively contribute to =
the
>> transparency of open access. Since open access journals are a =
relatively new
>> phenomenon, and one that is continuously changing, we will probably =
have to
>> revise the criteria in a couple of years to keep them current and up =
to
>> date.
>>=20
>> To avoid any misunderstanding, we are restating DOAJ=E2=80=99s scope =
here:
>>=20
>> The DOAJ has the ambition to continue to be the white list of open =
access
>> journals that are global in scope in terms of geography, scientific
>> discipline and language.
>>=20
>> In scope: Journals that provide immediate access to scholarly =
articles
>> without reader payment, including back-files from those journals made 
=
freely
>> available after transitioning to open access.
>>=20
>> Not in scope: Single articles from subscription based journals made =
freely
>> available under an open access option (hybrid articles).
>>=20
>> Articles from subscription based journals made freely available after 
=
an
>> embargo period (so-called delayed open access =E2=80=93 not a term in 
=
our
>> dictionary).
>>=20
>> Your comments on the new criteria are much appreciated and will =
contribute
>> toward their implementation. Comments must be received before 6pm =
CEST on
>> Monday 15th July 2013 and should be sent to the DOAJ Community =
Manager
>> Dominic Mitchell (dom AT doaj.org).
>>=20
>>=20
>>=20
>> Kind regards
>>=20
>> Lars Bj=C3=B8rnshauge
>>=20
>> Managing Director, DOAJ
>>=20
>>=20
>>=20
>>=20
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> F.d F=C3=B6rste bibliotekare och chef f=C3=B6r f.d Avdelningen
> f=C3=B6r humaniora vid G=C3=B6teborgs universitetsbibliotek
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<br><div><div>On 13 Jun 2013, at 13:50, Jan Szczepanski 
wrote:</div><br =
class=3D"Apple-interchange-newline"><blockquote 
type=3D"cite"><div>Here =
is a new title in DOAJ. As you can see the Publisher is =
World<br>Scholar. This Publisher is noted 
on<br><br>Beall=E2=80=99s =
List:Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly<br>open-access 
=
Publishers.<br><br><a =
href=3D"http://scholarlyoa.com/publishers/">http://scholarlyoa.com/publish=
ers/</a><br><br>Any 
explanations?<br><br>Jan<br><br><br>American 
Journal =
of Humanities and Social Sciences<br><br>ISSN/EISSN: 23290781 =
2329079X<br>Publisher: World Scholars<br>Subject: =
Multidisciplinary<br>Country: United States Language: 
English<br>Start =
year 2013<br>Publication fee: Yes --- Further =
Information<br>License:<br>Added to DOAJ: 2013-06-12 =
13:51:41<br><br>2013/6/12 Peter Suber =
&lt;peter.suber AT gmail.com&gt;:<br><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">[Forwarding =
from the Directory of Open Access Journals, via the GOAL =
list.<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">--Peter =
Suber.]<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">The Directory =
of Open Access Journals (www.doaj.org) is delighted =
to<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">announce new selection =
criteria and *hereby announces that these =
new<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">criteria are open for =
public comment until July 15th*.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">The DOAJ-team =
has developed the criteria and our Advisory =
Board<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">(http://www.doaj.org/doaj?func=3DloadTemplate&amp;template=3D=
about&amp;uiLanguage=3Den#board)<br></blockquote><blockquote 
=
type=3D"cite">has provided input and =
comments.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">With the growth =
in the number of researc<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">h<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">funders, =
institutional open access policies and mandates, all =
stakeholders<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">involved =E2=80=93 =
researchers (as authors and readers), research managers, =
staff<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">managing publication =
funds, librarians, universities and research funders =
-<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">need a 
trusted and reliable =
information resource that identifies 
good<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">quality open access journals and filters out 
disreputable =
publishers.<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Equally, the =
former have a vested interest in not being associated with =
the<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">latter.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">We have tried =
to construct objective criteria that can facilitate =
compliance<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">verification =
easily.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">In order to be =
listed in the DOAJ, a journal must meet the =
following<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">criteria:<br></blockquote><blockquote 
=
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Journal will =
be asked to provide basic information (title, ISSN, =
etc.),<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">contact information, =
and information about journal 
policies<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Journal is =
registered with SHERPA/RoMEO<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Journal has an =
editorial board with clearly identifiable members =
(including<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">affiliation =
information)<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite"> Journal =
publishes a minimum of five articles per year (does not apply =
for<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">new =
journals)<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite"> Allows use =
and reuse at leastat the following levels (as specified in =
the<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">Open 
Access Spectrum, =
http://www.plos.org/about/open-access/howopenisit/):<br></blockquote><bloc=
kquote type=3D"cite">- Full text, metadata, and citations of 
articles =
can be crawled and accessed<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">with=
 permission (Machine Readability Level 
4)<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">- Provides free readership rights to all articles =
immediately upon<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">publication =
(Reader Rights Level 1)<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">- =
Reuse is subject to certain restrictions; no remixing (Reuse Rights =
Level<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">3)<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">- Allow =
authors to retain copyright in their article with no =
restrictions<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">(Copyrights Level =
1)<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">- 
Author can post the =
final, peer-reviewed manuscript version (postprint) =
to<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">any 
repository or website =
(Author Posting Rights Level 2)<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">You may review =
the complete list of criteria here:<br></blockquote><blockquote 
=
type=3D"cite">https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=3D0AlFw8p9XB3C6d=
HE3ZC1Hd2FMMjAweE96czRQb3NDbnc&amp;usp=3Dsharing<br></blockquote><blockquo=
te type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Future =
submissions for inclusion in to DOAJ must include the complete set =
of<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">information provided by the =
publisher. This information will be 
publicly<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">available in the Directory. The journals currently 
listed =
in the DOAJ will<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">have to go =
through a re-evaluation process based on the new criteria. =
This<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">work 
will take place over =
the next 12 months or so.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">*DOAJ Seal of =
Approval* At the same time we are launching the DOAJ Seal =
of<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Approval for Open Access =
Journals (in short: the DOAJ Seal) to encourage =
a<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">high 
practice standard. =
These journals will be identified with the DOAJ =
Seal<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">logo.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">In addition to =
the more general criteria, above, required for inclusion =
in<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">the 
DOAJ, the following =
criteria must be met for a journal to receive =
the<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">DOAJ 
=
Seal:<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite"> Provides =
machine readable copyright information to help search =
engines<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">identify open =
works<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite"> Provides DOIs =
at the article level<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite"> Provides =
metadata to DOAJ at the article 
level<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite"> Has a digital =
archiving/preservation arrangement in 
place<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">*<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite"> Allows use =
and reuse at least at the following levels (as specified in =
the<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">Open 
Access Spectrum, =
http://www.plos.org/about/open-access/howopenisit/):<br></blockquote><bloc=
kquote type=3D"cite">+ Allows a community standard API or other 
protocol =
to crawl or access full<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">text, =
metadata, citations, and data (including supplementary data) =
for<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">articles (Open Access =
Spectrum: Machine Readability Level 
2)<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">+ Ensures generous reuse and remixing rights (Open 
Access =
Spectrum: Reuse<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Rights Level =
1)<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">+ 
Allows authors to post =
any version of their article to any repository =
or<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">website (Open Access =
Spectrum: Author Posting Rights Level 
1)<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">+++++++++++++++++++++<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">We are =
confident that the new criteria will positively contribute to =
the<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">transparency of open =
access. Since open access journals are a relatively =
new<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">phenomenon, and one that =
is continuously changing, we will probably have =
to<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">revise 
the criteria in a =
couple of years to keep them current and up =
to<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">date.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">To avoid any =
misunderstanding, we are restating DOAJ=E2=80=99s scope =
here:<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">The DOAJ has =
the ambition to continue to be the white list of open =
access<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">journals that are =
global in scope in terms of geography, =
scientific<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">discipline and =
language.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">In scope: =
Journals that provide immediate access to scholarly =
articles<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">without reader =
payment, including back-files from those journals made =
freely<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">available after =
transitioning to open access.<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Not in scope: =
Single articles from subscription based journals made =
freely<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">available under an open =
access option (hybrid articles).<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Articles from =
subscription based journals made freely available after =
an<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">embargo period (so-called =
delayed open access =E2=80=93 not a term in =
our<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">dictionary).<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Your comments =
on the new criteria are much appreciated and will =
contribute<br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">toward their =
implementation. Comments must be received before 6pm CEST =
on<br></blockquote><blockquote type=3D"cite">Monday 
15th July 2013 and =
should be sent to the DOAJ Community 
Manager<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">Dominic Mitchell =
(dom AT doaj.org).<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Kind =
regards<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Lars =
Bj=C3=B8rnshauge<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote 
type=3D"cite">Managing =
Director, DOAJ<br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite"><br></blockquote><blockquote =
type=3D"cite">--<br></blockquote><blockquote 
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=
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