CONTENT SELECTION POLICY


Content Selection Policy

The Asian Digital Library establishes the following criteria to evaluate and qualify journals for inclusion in the database. A number of factors are taken into consideration when evaluating journals for coverage in the ADL.

Minimum criteria:

  • The journal should have an International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)
  • The journal should follow the publishing standards (peer review, timeliness, ethical publishing practices)
  • International Editorial Board
  • International Focus
  • Publication policies
  • Publication practices
  • Integrity
  • The Asian Digital Library reserves the right to immediately reject an application or remove a journal after inclusion if any information submitted is found to be falsified. Any instance of deception by the journal will result in immediate removal from the database.

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