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The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journal (DOAJ)
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to around 17,500 high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.
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The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy has also attained the DOAJ Seal for best practice. The DOAJ Seal is a mark of certification for open access journals, awarded by DOAJ to journals that achieve a high level of openness and adhere to Best Practice and high publishing standards. There are seven criteria which a journal must meet to be eligible for the DOAJ Seal. These relate to best practice in long term preservation, use of persistent identifiers, discoverability, reuse policies and authors’ rights. Only 8% of journals indexed by DOAJ have been awarded the Seal.
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