# Statement regarding 70 discontinued OA journals now available on Portico

« De Gruyter is in the process of removing a number of open access journals from our platform. The 70 journals in question are former De Gruyter Open journals from the “Emerging Science Journals Program”.

It is common practice to evaluate the success of all journals after a period and the decision to discontinue the journals was taken after they failed to thrive due to the narrowness of their scope. The majority of these journals contained only a few articles. (…) »