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Dataset Open Access

Vanished open access journals

Mikael Laakso; Matthias, Lisa; Jahn, Najko

This dataset provides data on 176 scholarly journals that were identified to have vanished without having a currently active website for providing access to their content. Also included is a list of 881 OA journals which were identified as being inactive. Appended is a brief documentation covering the contents of the various data points.

A description of the data collection method and analysis are provided in the preprint at https://arxiv.org/abs/2008.11933

For R analysis scripts, visualizations and other supporting materials please see https://github.com/njahn82/vanished_journals

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