We are always looking for volunteers to help us review the applications for journals wishing to be indexed in DOAJ. We have well over 100 people, from all over the world, helping us already. It’s a growing and exciting network to be part of and the work being done directly contributes to the quality of peer-review, open access publishing. Are you interested in joining us?
How much work is it?
We ask our volunteers to give us 4 or 5 hours of their time per week but you are left to manage your own schedule.
Who should volunteer?
Anyone who has knowledge and enthusiasm for academic journals, scholarly publishing, open access, electronic publishing, librarianship, digital preservation. We particularly welcome librarians, information studies professionals and students, PhD students, researchers and people affiliated with research institutions. The important thing is that you understand some of the mechanics, principles and politics behind open access and scholarly publishing.
We are always looking for people who have an excellent grasp of English as a first, second or third language.
If you can speak the following languages, with English, we would love to hear from you:
How do I apply?
If you have any questions, contact me here or email email@example.com
hello i am interested to be a reviewer thank you
Great! Read through the announcement: there is a link to the application form there too.
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I can’t see the link to the application form.
Thanks all for your interest. Unfortunately, this is an old post which was updated to remove the link to the application form because we are not currently looking for volunteers. we will publish a new post as soon as the volunteer program opens again. Thank you again! Dominic, DOAJ Operations Manager
Noted with thanks.
I am interested to be a reviewer.
I am interested to be volunteer for DOAJ
Dear Surs/ Madams
I am interested in being onebof the DOAJ reviewers. Please let me know how to apply for this position and what kind of training I will get.
I am very interested in becoming a doaj team volunteer, and feel proud if I can be accepted as a team of DOAJ volunteers
Abdur Rahman from Indonesia
Thank you Abdul for your interest. Just now we aren’t taking on any new volunteers but keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook pages for further announcements. Best wishes, Dom