Should OA Journals be Sealed?: Case of Journals in Thai-Journal Citation Index

WIPAWIN, Namtip and WONGKAEW, Chatree and SARAWANAWONG, Jutharat (2018) Should OA Journals be Sealed?: Case of Journals in Thai-Journal Citation Index. Paper presented at: IFLA WLIC 2018 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Transform Libraries, Transform Societies in Session 163 - Serials and Other Continuing Resources.

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Abstract

Should OA Journals be Sealed?: Case of Journals in Thai-Journal Citation Index

There are 88 journals on the lists of Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) Seal of Approval in 2017 which is awarded to journals that fulfills a set of criteria related to accessibility, openness, discoverability, reuse and author rights to identify the highest level of openness. The Seal does not guarantee the scholarly quality of the material published in the journal. The criteria to prepare for applying the DOAJ Seal, the journal must have an archival and preservation arrangement with an external party, provide permanent identifiers in the published content such as DOIs, provide article level metadata to DOAJ, embed machine-readable licensing information in article level metadata, allow reuse and remixing of content, have a deposit policy registered in a deposit policy directory and allow the author to hold the copyright without restriction. If journals in Thai-Journal Citation Index would like to be awarded DOAJ Seal, this articles identify the preparation guidelines.

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