DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 14th January 2018 – Knowledge E is pleased to announce that the Arab Journal of Nutrition and Exercise (ISSN 2518-6590) has been accepted for indexing in the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ). The DOAJ database lists more than 10,000 Open Access journals in all subject areas, and its aim is to increase the visibility and readability of open access scientific and scholarly journals in order to increase their usage and impact. While the problem of predatory publishers and journals is increasing, the DOAJ is working as quality control system or a ‘white list’ reference of high quality open access journals, and adherence to international standards for publishers.
Dr. Dimitrios Papandreou, the Arab Journal of Nutrition and Exercise Editor-in-Chief welcomed the news and highlighted the importance of having the journal indexed in the DOAJ and related databases in order to increase the journal’s readership. Philip J. Purnell, Director of Research and Publishing Services at Knowledge E added “having the Arab Journal of Nutrition and Exercise indexed in the reputable DOAJ database is confirmation that we are implementing the highest publishing standards at Knowledge E and adhering to the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing”
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About Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ)
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About Knowledge E
Knowledge E was established in 2012 and has quickly become synonymous with collaboration, innovation and progression. Based in Dubai, UAE, at the centre of a region of vision and ambition, Knowledge E works passionately with all types of organisations and government entities within research and education to support their continued innovation and development by providing them with leading expertise, information resources and software solutions. This does for example include the KnE eLibrary Solution for research literature discovery and the KnE Publishing Platform for open access journal and conference proceedings publishing and indexing, along with associated research and publishing services for capacity building within academia.