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Award winning DOAJ!

2009-07-02

Directory of Open Access Journals receives the SPARC Europe Award for Outstanding Achievements in Scholarly Communications. The judging panel noted their ground-breaking promotion of open access journals, their work on setting copyright, metadata, and preservation standards, and their development of a sustainable model of support. Since its launch in 2003 the DOAJ has become a vital part of the OA infrastructure. Bas Savenije, Bas Savenije, Chair of the SPARC Europe Board, said: ‘The DOAJ is one of the most successful projects within the OA movement, globally recognized and used, which also has developed a sustainability model.’

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