Open Access Content in EBSCO Discovery Service

By indexing open access titles and by linking to trusted open access journal repositories and archives, we offer EBSCO Discovery Service (EDS) users seamless access to essential peer-reviewed content.

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Enhancing the discovery of open access research

EBSCO Discovery Service provides users with a single search box that makes in-depth research easy. EDS enables researchers to find quality open access content alongside subscription articles and books, leveraging subject indexing and other metadata, full-text searching, superior relevance ranking and high-quality linking in order to maximize usage.

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Not only does EBSCO support [the Directory of Open Access Journals] with a generous financial donation every year, their EBSCO Discovery Service and EBSCOhost platforms generate a lot more referrals to DOAJ than any other online platform. EBSCO’s strong support of both open access and open source make them unique among library vendors worldwide.

— Lars Bjørnshauge, Managing Director
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)

Indexing key open access journal repositories and lists

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A community-curated online directory of high-quality, peer-reviewed open access journals

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A partnership of academic and research institutions collecting millions of open access titles

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Jan Szczepanski maintains a robust list of scholarly open access journals from around the world

Provide a single search box to the most reliable, relevant scholarly content