Directory of Open Access Journals


Completely and freely accessible, the database records (the 2,500 journals and the over 260,000 articles, as well as all the DOAJ organized metadata) are also freely available for use them in library catalogues and other services.

Fee Policy

All material is provided for free and all listed journals provide open access to their contents. The data in DOAJ are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Free Retrieved Material

All journals and articles included in the DOAJ directory can be retrieved without any charge. DOAJ metadata can also be harvested and imported in other databases and services

Linking Richness

As a gateway to the world of open access journals, this website links to all journals' contents both by linking directly to the journals' webpages or through the DOAJ articles' database for those journals providing metadata for article search