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Non Predatory/Legitimate/Credible Journals

Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)


This seal is awarded to journals that meet all seven of the following DOAJ criteria: (1) digital preservation, (2) persistent article identifiers (e.g. DOI), (3) metadata supply (uploading to DOAJ), (4) license type (allow CC BY, CC BY-SA, CC BY-NC, CC BY-NC-SA), (5) license info in articles (all fulltext articles should display CC licensing), (6) copyright/publishing rights (allow authors to retain unrestricted copyright and publishing rights), and (7) self-archiving policy (allow authors to publish all versions in institutional repository with no embargoes)

Predatory/Deceptive/Fraudulent/Suspicious Journals

Beall’s list is a list of potential predatory publishers created by the librarian Jeffrey Beall.

Beall's List of Potential Predatory Journals and Publishers

This is a list of counterfeit websites that pretend to be the website of a legitimate scholarly journal. You will find the legitimate journal website listed on the right column.

Hijacked Journals

The following lists are freely available on Cabells website:

Journals Removed from Cabells Journalytics

This list has journals that were removed from Cabells Non-Predatory/Legitimate/Credible Journals. They are not necessarily added to Cabells Predatory Journals list.

Journals Under Review for Cabells Predatory Reports

This list has journals that are being evaluated using Cabells Predatory Reports Criteria v 1.1

These sites will help you find the standardized full name of the journal title or abbreviation or acronym of the journal title:                                                                                                                                                                        

Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research List of Journal Abbreviations

Journals Referenced in the NCBI Databases (PubMed)

Web of Science Journal Title Abbreviations

ISSN List of Title Word Abbreviations


This list contains all the standardized abbreviations used for words in scientific citations based on ISO 4

CAS Source (CASSI) Source Tool

Genamics JournalSeek

Science and Engineering Journal Abbreviations (The University of British Columbia, Woodward Library)

Journal Abbreviation Sources

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The Mendeley Data repository is a participating member of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of Data Science Strategy (ODSS) GREI (Generalist Repository Ecosystem Initiative) project. The GREI includes seven established generalist repositories funded by the NIH to work together to establish consistent metadata, develop use cases for data sharing, train and educate researchers on FAIR data and the importance of data sharing, and more. More details here.

You will find instructions in the Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO).for preparing a data management plan for projects seeking funding from:

   NEH Digital Humanities Advancement Grants (DHAG) program.

The following links include information related to data sharing in the Humanities;

The BioMedical Informatics Coordinating Committee (BMIC) maintains lists of

data sharing resources.      .   These are listed by specific disciplines and subject matters.