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The International Journal for Crime, Justice and Social Democracy is listed on the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
The Journal has attained the DOAJ Seal
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- use DOIs as permanent identifiers;
- provides DOAJ with article metadata;
- deposits content with a long term digital preservation or archiving program;
- embeds machine-readable CC licensing information in articles;
- allows generous reuse and mixing of content, in accordance with a CC BY, CC BY-SA or CC BY-NC license;
- has a deposit policy registered wíth a deposit policy registry;
- allows the author to hold the copyright without restrictions.
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DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to around 19,960 high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. Only 8% of journals indexed by DOAJ have been awarded the Seal, and of these only nine journals from Australia have the Seal.
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