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5 DIT journals accepted into Directory of Open Access journals

Posted: 23 September, 2015

Five peer review open access academic journals edited by DIT academics and published through Arrow have been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals.

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) indexes more than 10,000 open access journals covering all areas of science, technology, medicine, social science and humanities. It is a white list of open access journals and aims to be the starting point for all information searches for quality, peer reviewed, open access material. The DOAJ is now pursuing a more rigorous approach to membership so all journals that were accepted into DOAJ before March 2014 are now required to reapply in order to maintain the highest standards.

The DIT Journals are:

The Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies, Chief Editors  Dr. Kevin Lalor, Dr. Sinead Freeman, online since 2012, 164 papers that have been downloaded 148,714 times.

The Irish Journal of Academic Practice, Chief Editors Dr. Roisin Donnelly & Dr. Kevin O’Rourke, online since 2012, 42 papers that have been downloaded 17, 958 times. 

The International Journal of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimage, Chief Editors Dr. Kevin Griffin, Dr. Razaq Raj, online since 2013, 42 papers that have been downloaded 15, 736 times.

Journal of Franco Irish Studies, Chief Editor Dr. Eamon Maher, online since 2013, 31 papers that have been downloaded 10, 505 times.

SDAR Journal of Sustainable Design and Applied Research in Innovative Engineering of the Built Environment, Chief Editor Dr. Kevin Kelly, online since 2011, 23 papers that have been downloaded  11,503 times.