The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) team leaps over the “3,000 journals indexed at article level” line. The press release was actually for 7,000 in the Directory listings, but only 45% of these are indexed/searchable at article level. Hence the DOAJ is now at about 3,100 in terms of being a search tool, and must have crossed the 3,000 line sometime in the late summer.

At current count, 905 of the Directory records are for journals in the arts and humanities (1081 if you include linguistics), with an unknown number of that subset searchable at article level. If the “45% indexed” figure holds true for arts and humanities, the DOAJ might be searching around 450 such journals at the article level.

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