Travis Ford Holder, MLS, MA 
Research & Instruction Librarian 
Houston Academy of Medicine-Texas Medical Center Library 

The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is a freely available index of journals that are published using an open access model. The site promotes peer-reviewed open access scholarship from around the world and is of interest to anyone seeking to evaluate or publish in an open access journal. 

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There are over 18,000 journals indexed in DOAJ across more than 500 subjects using the Library of Congress Classification (LCC) system. The subject area with the largest number of journals is Medicine, with over 4,010 journals indexed, followed by Social Sciences with 3,168. There areread more

Michelle P. Green, MA, MLIS 
Optometry and Health Professions Librarian 
John Vaughan Library 213D 
Northeastern State University 

The following is an update to my original review published in the October 2017 issue of Doody’s Collection Development Monthly. To see the original review, click here.  

Zotero is a free, open-source citation management tool that offers ways to manage citations and research with an easy-to-use interface. This resource is appropriate for anyone who accesses, conducts, or collects research. Zotero is tailored to academics but can be used by anyone. 

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Library Director 
Matas Library of the Health Sciences 
Tulane University 

Editor’s note: On a regular basis, we publish profiles of librarians who have been an integral part of Doody Enterprises, whether they have served on our Library Board of Advisors, as a Librarian Selector for Doody’s Core Titles, or on the editorial board/as a List Selector for Doody’s Special Topics Lists. This month, we are profiling a librarian who has served as a Librarian Selector for Doody’s Core Titles since 2019: Keith Pickett of Tulaneread more


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This is an update of a Publisher Profile we published in 2014. You can read the original profile here.   

Springer Publishing Company was founded in 1950 by Bernhard Springer,read more


Since 2020, we have received 59 titles representing the Nursing Research specialty from 16 publishers. The prices of these titles range from $15.99 to $219.99, with an average cost of $72.82.  Doody’s Review Service features expert reviews on 29 of those titles. Doody’s Core Titles 2022 features 12read more


Susan Vossberg has served as Editorial Review Group Chair for Alternative Therapies for Doody’s Review Service since March of 2021. Susan oversees a large group of reviewers from Northwestern Health Sciences University schools of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine, Applied Clinical Nutrition,read more

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