Vanished open access journals

  • Mikael Laakso (Creator)
  • Lisa Matthias (Creator)
  • Najko Jahn (Creator)

Dataset

Description

This dataset provides data on 176 scholarly journals that were identified to have vanished without having a currently active website for providing access to their content. Also included is a list of 881 OA journals which were identified as being inactive. Appended is a brief documentation covering the contents of the various data points.

A description of the data collection method and analysis are provided in the preprint at https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.11933

For R analysis scripts, visualizations and other supporting materials please see https://github.com/njahn82/vanished_journals
Date made available03.09.2020
PublisherZenodo
Date of data production03.09.2020

Cite this

Laakso, M. (Creator), Matthias, L. (Creator), Jahn, N. (Creator) (03.09.2020). Vanished open access journals. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4014076