Indexing Open Access Law Journals... Or Maybe Not
International Journal of Legal Information, Vol. 38, No. 19, 2010
24 Pages Posted: 4 Oct 2010 Last revised: 16 Dec 2012
Date Written: June 11, 2010
This paper is a brief description of scholarly open access publishing and the Directory of Open Access Journals, a look at the law journals listed in the DOAJ, standards for selection of journals for indexing in the four primary indexes used in United States legal research, results of the study of inclusion of DOAJ law journals in these four indexes, and a conclusion that considers what the impact of indexing or not indexing open access journals means on legal research.
Keywords: Directory of Open Acceess Journals, DOAJ, Open Access Journals, OAJ, Indexes, Indexing
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