[Open-access] Springer launches first open access journal in Religion: International Journal of Dharma Studies

Dietrich Rordorf / MDPI rordorf at mdpi.com
Thu Jan 30 20:08:49 UTC 2014

There is also the OA journal Religions (ISSN 2077-1444),
http://www.mdpi.com/journal/religions which started in 2010 and was
recently selected for coverage in the Arts & Humanities Citation Index,
published by Thomson Reuters. It is published by MDPI.

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Dietrich Rordorf

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On 30.01.2014 19:08, Omega Alpha | Open Access wrote:
> Springer launches first open access journal in Religion:
> International Journal of Dharma Studies
> http://oaopenaccess.wordpress.com/2014/01/30/springer-launches-first-open-access-journal-in-religion-international-journal-of-dharma-studies/
It was almost two years ago that I received an email from the then
> publishing editor in Religion and Philosophy at Springer
> Science+Business Media expressing an interest by the publisher to
> launch open access journals in Religion. I wrote about the
> conversation I had with the editor in response to that email back in
> March 2012.
> At that point Springer had no open access journals in Religious
> Studies, although it published seven subscription-based journals in
> the discipline. This has now changed. At the end of 2013 the
> International Journal of Dharma Studies (ISSN 2196-8802) launched on
> the SpringerOpen platform.
> Continues…
> Gary F. Daught Omega Alpha | Open Access Advocate for open access
> academic publishing in religion and theology
> http://oaopenaccess.wordpress.com/ oa.openaccess at gmail dot com |
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