Open Access and Journal Ranking. First considerations


Focus of this article is an  initial overview of the position, score and / or rank of "non-bibliometric" journals inserted in ANVUR list of "08 Architecture" area, relating to "Arts and Humanities" themes.  We considered  journals that are inserted in all the examined databases to tabulate them and to develope an overview in which identify the rank of Open Access Journal.


Open Access, Open science, Journal Ranking, Scopus, ANVUR, SciMago

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