The Asian Digital Library developed basic criteria to evaluate and select the peer reviewed journals for indexing in its database. A number of factors are taken into consideration when evaluating journals for coverage in the ADL.
Following is the minimum criteria to select a journal for coverage in ADL.
- 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
- Good publishing practices
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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