Indexing and Abstracting

ISSN (International Standard Serial Number)
The ISSN International Centre is an intergovernmental organization which manages at the international level the identification and the description of serial publications and ongoing resources, print and online. For more details visit:

Ulrichsweb/Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory
Ulrich’s™ is the authoritative source of bibliographic and publisher information on more than 300,00 periodicals of all types academic and scholarly journals, Open Access publications, peer-reviewed titles, popular magazines, newspapers, newsletters and more from around the world. It covers all subjects and includes publications that are published regularly or irregularly and that are circulated free of charge or by paid subscription. (Application is Under-review). For more details visit:

ROAD, the Directory of Open Access scholarly Resources
ROAD launched in December 2013, ROAD provides free access to those ISSN bibliographic records which describe scholarly resources in Open Access: journals, monographic series, conference proceedings, academic repositories and scholarly blogs. These records, created by the ISSN Network (90 National Centres worldwide + the International Centre), are enriched by information extracted from indexing and abstracting databases, directories (DOAJ, Latindex, The Keepers registry) and journals indicators (Scopus). To visit it:


Sherpa Romeo
Sherpa Romeo is an online resource that aggregates and presents publisher and journal open access policies from around the world. Every registered publisher or journal held in Romeo is carefully reviewed and analysed by our specialist team who provide summaries of self-archiving permissions and conditions of rights given to authors on a journal-by-journal basis where possible. (Application is Under-review). For more details visit:


We have over 7000 members from 112 countries. Many types of organizations interact with Crossref and there is almost certainly an agreement that’s right for you. For publishers, in order to become a member, register content and deposit metadata you’ll need to meet one criterion. Visit for more details:

Since its founding almost 40 years ago, Cabells has expanded its services to include systems for identifying both journalytics and predatory journals, manuscript preparation tools, and a suite of powerful metrics to help its users find the right journals, no matter what stage of their career.
The searchable Journalytics database includes 18 academic disciplines from more than thirteen thousand international scholarly publications. (Application is Under-review). For more details please visit:

ProQuest databases provide a single source for scholarly journals, newspapers, reports, working papers, and datasets along with millions of pages of digitized historical primary sources and more than 450,000 eBooks. (Application is Under-review). Please visit for more details:

Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)
JRAS is the official signatory of the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA) that recognizes the need to improve the ways in which researchers and the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated. For more details please visit:

Electronic Journals Library
The Electronic Journals Library is a service to facilitate the use of scholarly journals on the internet. It offers a fast, structured and unified interface to access full-text articles online.
It comprises 80713 titles from all areas of research, 15379 of which are available online only. In addition, 83460 journals, which are provided by aggregators, are listed. To visit it: