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AsiaEdit et al. Episode 2: Publishing In Open Access Journals, With Guest Tom Olijhoek (Editor-In-Chief, DOAJ)

21 July 2021 | AsiaEdit

Welcome to AsiaEdit et al., the podcast that brings you research publishing tips, direct from industry experts, with Host Dr Trevor Lane (Education Consultant, AsiaEdit).

In Episode 2, Trevor speaks with Tom Olijhoek, Editor-in-Chief of Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) about open access publishingjournal indexing, and Plan S. Tune in to find out how you can identify trustworthy open access peer-reviewed journals to read and publish in.

In this episode, Trevor and Roey discuss the following:

  • What is the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)?
  • How does DOAJ select journals for indexing?
  • What is the “DOAJ Seal,” and how do journals gain the DOAJ Seal?
  • What does open access really mean?
  • What is Plan S, and how is it related to DOAJ?

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Dr Trevor Lane

Education Consultant, AsiaEdit

Trevor is a publishing and education consultant and an elected Council Member of the Committee on Publication Ethics. He has 25 years of experience helping authors publish their research in peer-reviewed academic journals.

His previous positions include senior editorial and publishing roles in medical and social science journals in Asia and the United States, as well as teaching research communication and publishing ethics at the University of Hong Kong. He holds an MA in Biochemistry and a DPhil in cancer genetics from the University of Oxford.

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