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Date of this Version

Summer 6-27-2021


The primary purpose of this study is to provide a comprehensive view of social science open access journals indexed in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). DOAJ is the most recognized and most authoritative list of scholarly open access social science journals indexed in DOAJ.Data is based on open access social science journals indexed on Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). A total of 955 social science journals were selected from DOAJ database available online at This study found Indonesia is the highest productive country; 2012-16 is most productive year and most of the journals published under CC-BY license from last ten years.



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