Yes there are more than 10,000 open access journals. Ours are different in that we do not charge the authors fees for publication. I am not sure of another OA journal like this.
James On Sun, May 8, 2016 at 2:46 PM, geni <geni...@gmail.com> wrote: > On 5 May 2016 at 19:17, Chris Sherlock <chris.sherloc...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> If a free online business model can figure out how to fund copy-editing > and automatic standards enforcement (for example, people make awful bibtex > entries, including Springer's auto-generation system), and a university > institution willing to host the journal's archives, the entire utility of a > publisher disappears > > > > https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=11637251 < > https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=11637251> > > > > In all seriousness, what would stop the WMF from attempting to setup > journals? > > > > The Directory of Open Access Journals currently lists 11,649 > journals. While some of those are junk the world is currently in > no way short of open access journals. > > The only way a wikimedia backed open access journal would make sense > is if either we aimed for a really high quality journal (probably by > throwing money at the problem) or a journal that targets areas that > wikipedians have identified as being hard to find citations (and this > month's edition of citation needed features a number of papers on the > initial sales price of games consoles and vessels used in local ferry > services) > > https://doaj.org/ > https://doaj.org/article/ebed893bfc3748d58695b2851c8270e9 > > > -- > geni > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: > https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines > New messages to: Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> -- James Heilman MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian The Wikipedia Open Textbook of Medicine www.opentextbookofmedicine.com _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list, guidelines at: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Mailing_lists/Guidelines New messages to: Wikimediaemail@example.com Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>