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     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

A Study on Open Access Journals from South Asian Countries registered in DOAJ

This study presents the open access journals in the South Asian countries which have
participated / registered with Directory of Open Access Journal. The Open Access (OA)
publishing is well accepted mode of publications. Academicians, scholars and researchers have
been accepted and contributed their contributions to Open Access publishing mode. There are
more than 124 countries registered in DOAJ. In this direction, an attempt has been made to
study the contribution of open access journals in directory of open access journal has been
analyzed for South Asian Countries. The data has been collected from DOAJ and represented in
the frequency of registration, subject, language and licensing categories of journals in this
paper. Three fourth of journals are from India compared with other South Asian Countries, half
of the publishers are collecting processing fee for publishing articles.

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